Educator Stories

Improving Program-Level Assessments With Turnitin’s Rubrics

Elizabeth Jones

Business Professor

Notre Dame of Maryland University

Consistency in assessment is often a challenge, across time and across the institution. Elizabeth Jones uses Turnitin’s rubrics to facilitate course and program-level assessments and improve student learning outcomes.

Making Turnitin Feedback Studio Part of College Culture

Audrey Wick

English Professor

Blinn College, Texas

Audrey Wick has used Turnitin in her community college courses for over 10 years. “It’s part of our college culture.”

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.

One-on-One Writing Conferences with Turnitin Feedback Studio

Sarah Henderson

English Teacher

Loma Linda Academy, California

Sarah Henderson, an English professor, sees students struggling with grammar, composition, and idea conceptualization. She uses Turnitin Feedback Studio as a tool to support growth and improve student investment in their own success.

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.