Items tagged "ACADEMIC WRITING"




Lyndsay Stanton

Lyndsay Stanton

Tutor, Working with Communities Programme:

University of Sheffield, UK

Heather McQueen

Heather McQueen

Senior Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences and Academic Misconduct Officer, College of Science and Engineering:

University of Edinburgh, UK

Krishna Regmi

Krishna Regmi

Principal Lecturer, Public Health and Member, Academic Misconduct Panel:

University of Bedfordshire, UK

Using Self and Peer Feedback to Improve Academic Writing

Salim Razi

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education:

Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey

Salim teaches academic writing to English as a Foreign Language (EFL) learners at Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University in Turkey, and for the past five years has used Turnitin to address increasing levels of unoriginal work at the university and promote academic integrity.

Engaging learners with online feedback

Earle Abrahamson

Senior Lecturer in Sports Therapy:

University of East London, UK

As a Senior Lecturer in Sports Therapy at the University of East London, UK Earle teaches in a very practical subject area where students often struggle with the concepts of academic writing. Earle uses Turnitin to model good academic writing for his students enabling them to understand that feedback is integral to the the learning process and not merely a by-product.

Alison Graham

Alison Graham

Lecturer, School of Biology:

Newcastle University: UK

Gail Carin-Levy

Gail Carin-Levy

Senior Lecturer, Occupational Therapy:

Queen Margaret University College, UK

Engaging Assignments and Digital Literacy Scaffolding with Turnitin

Jessica Thur

English Teacher

Dutch Fork High School, South Carolina

Jessica Thur uses the source matching information she receives in Feedback Studio to initiate a conversation with her students about academic honesty, critical thinking, and information literacy.

Encouraging Critical Analysis in STEM Classes with Turnitin

Diane Marturano

AP Chemistry Teacher

Wayne Valley High School

“Chemistry being the first, true lab science most of our students are hit with, it’s a real shock when it comes to a lab requirement.” Marturano meets this challenge by focusing on hands-on assignments to deepen understanding of scientific concepts.

Beyond Red Ink: Inspiring Improvement in Students with Turnitin

Ryan Novak

English Teacher

Kenston Public Schools

Novak has developed a strategy of downloading the comments he uses for each student, and uses those statistics to identify student strengths and weaknesses. He can see class-wide trends, but the insights Feedback Studio provides help him pinpoint skills a specific student struggles with and provide actionable, targeted feedback to encourage improvement.

Simulating the Writing Process in Chemistry with Turnitin

Lafayette Eaton

Adjunct Chemistry Faculty

St. John Fisher College, New York

Faced with the challenge of giving feedback that explains complex concepts, Eaton uses Feedback Studio’s quickmarks to speed his grading process and improve student comprehension.

The “Socratic Method”: Understanding Sources with Turnitin Feedback Studio

Teresa Maybee

English Faculty

South University, Georgia

“We are now dealing with multitudes of underprepared students and students returning to college to change careers.” Turnitin Feedback Studio has helped encourage creative researching, critical thinking, and better composition.

Avoiding Unintentional Plagiarism

David Shreiber

Graduate Programs Director

Rutgers University, New Jersey

Shreiber’s institution requires that students submit work to Feedback Studio to highlight intentional or innocent plagiarism. This affords students an opportunity to fix their work, before it is scrutinized in a high-stakes academic environment.

Using Turnitin’s SEER Rubric to Build Digital Literacy Practices

Monica Tolva

Librarian

Vernon Hills High School, Illinois

Monica Tolva is a Librarian as a small school who coordinates with literacy coaches across content areas—not just English and reading—to try to increase student effectiveness in gathering and analyzing information to solve problems.

Providing Customized Feedback through Writing Portfolios

Peter Frengel

English Teacher

Harrisburg Academy, Pennsylvania

Peter Frengel has been leveraging the online portfolio to provide customized instruction and create efficient in-class workshops where students can quickly pull up their comments.

Grading Across the Curriculum

Marc Helgeson

Language Arts Teacher

Rich Central High School, Illinois

By expanding the creativity of his assignments, Mark Helgeson is using Turnitin as an evaluative tool for students who are more engaged—students who are analyzing concepts and applying what they learn to their own cultural and personal context.

Creating a Culture of Openness and Student Engagement in Writing

Brandi Harris

English Professor

North Lake College, Texas

Harris meets the challenges of literature classes, where scrutiny revolves around content, organization, and making sure the evidence students provide is good and solid.

Evaluating Student Work in Psychology Courses

Nayena Blankson

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Spelman College, Georgia

Blankson saves time and customizes her grading process with her own QuickMark sets, providing students with differentiated instrution.