2016

Diego Hernández

Diego Hernández

Research Professor:

Universidad de Manizales, Colombia

As professor and researcher at the Centre for Research on the Environment and Development at the Universidad de Manizales in Colombia, Diego looks at the quality of the original research conducted by his students.

Rubén More Valencia

Rubén More Valencia

Head of Academic Research Program:

Universidad César Vallejo, Peru

In the Universidad César Vallejo, Rubén coordinates the research department in the Piura campus. Upon adopting Turnitin in his institution, the number of research articles published by members of the institution has almost tripled.

Rhonda Dookwah

Rhonda Dookwah

Assistant Professor:

University of Trinidad & Tobago, Trinidad & Tobago

Rhonda had used Turnitin as a student before going on to pursue two doctoral degrees. When she entered the faculty at the University of Trinidad and Tobago, she began using Turnitin with students of her own.

Andrés Coronel Calderón

Andrés Coronel Calderón

Student:

Unidad Educativa Santana, Ecuador

Andrés was nominated by his professor Dariel Díaz Arce at the Unidad Educativa Santana in Ecuador. Dariel said Andrés’ academic writing, critical thinking and research skills improved greatly over the time he has had him as a student.

Dariel Díaz Arce

Dariel Díaz Arce

Biology Teacher:

Unidad Educativa Santana-Cuenca, Ecuador

At the Unidad Educativa Santana in Ecuador, Dariel places an emphasis on developing abilities in students that encourage them to acquire knowledge on their own. He puts them in situations in which they have to research a variety of sources and bring this information to class for discussion in order to ultimately come to a conclusion about their quality.

Elisa Montoya Cantoral

Elisa Montoya Cantoral

Communications Area Coordinator:

TECSUP, Peru

As Communications Area Coordinator of TECSUP, Elisa implemented Turnitin to improve the efficiency of communication competencies in her students. The Peruvian institution focuses on developing “soft competencies” in students, such as teamwork, efficient communication, decision-making processes, and leadership.

Reider Hernández Huanca

Reider Hernández Huanca

Student:

TECSUP, Peru

Nominated for the award by his professor, Elisa Montoya Cantoral, TECSUP student Reider Hernández Huanca feels that using Turnitin in the classroom, coupled with his professor’s feedback, has helped him learn to effectively quote, paraphrase, write and present arguments.


	
		
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