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A Guide for Resisting Edtech: the Case against Turnitin - Hybrid Pedagogy

A Guide for Resisting Edtech: the Case against Turnitin - Hybrid Pedagogy | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

Students often find themselves uploading their content — their creative work — into the learning management system. Perhaps they retain a copy of the file on their computer; but with learning analytics and plagiarism detection software, they still often find themselves having their data scanned and monetized, often without their knowledge or consent. 

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Wow-this is a very interesting article-I'm sure it will spark lots of discussion.

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The 5 Best Plagiarism Detection Tools for Educators

The 5 Best Plagiarism Detection Tools for Educators | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
In a perfect world students would understand that education is for their benefit and put their all into every assignment. Unfortunately, every educator working today knows how far off the reality is from that ideal.
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Our college has a site license for Turnitin, (it works well with our LMS Sakai) but it is expensive, and you have to carefully review the results for "false positives"..

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Beatrice J. P. Vasconcelos's curator insight, January 26, 2015 2:04 PM

Para conferir...

Lindsay Sprague's curator insight, January 29, 2015 4:26 PM

I feel like this post is self-explanatory... but as an ELA teacher, this could be quite handy!

Kelly's curator insight, March 3, 2015 12:21 AM

If nothing else, the existence of these tools will help deter plagiarism and help students to understand the importance of crediting work properly. 

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Turnitin, expanding beyond plagiarism detection, launches Revision Assistant

Turnitin, expanding beyond plagiarism detection, launches Revision Assistant | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

Turnitin, seeking to expand beyond plagiarism detection, launches a tool to help students improve their writing as they write. Many writing instructors continue to be skeptical of the company's products.

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