Educator Stories

Tony Russell

Tony Russell

Central Oregon Community College, Oregon

With Turnitin’s voice comments, Russell extends his ability to have face-to-face-like feedback for his commuter students, clarifies understanding of the written feedback he gives, and empowers students with more personalized feedback.

Fiona Hermann

Fiona Hermann

Principal Academic Staff Member, Centre for Health and Social Practice:

Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec), Waikato, New Zealand

Fiona Hermann pioneered the use of Turnitin for online marking and delivering feedback to her Midwifery students on this highly intensive course which combines clinical experience and theory at Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) in New Zealand.

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.

Putting Research Into Practice

Zeenath Reza Khan

Instructor in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences:

University of Wollongong, Dubai

For Zeenath Reza Khan winning the 2015 Turnitin Academic Integrity Award for the Africa and Middle East region concluded an extremely successful year. The instructor from the University of Wollongong in Dubai also received her PhD in September from the university’s sister campus in Australia.

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.