Presentation on theme: "SOFTWARE. INTRODUCTION Internet- based plagiarism - detection service used to checks the documents for originality. To checks the students work – assignments,"— Presentation transcript:
INTRODUCTION Internet- based plagiarism - detection service used to checks the documents for originality. To checks the students work – assignments, thesis and research papers. OriginalityChecks, GradeMark and PeerMark services. What is Turnitin? Why Turnitin Important for Educators? Services provided by Turnitin for Educators?
SERVICES BY TURNITIN Originality Checks – instructors can check the originality of the students work- compare with turnitin database GradeMark- online grading and feedback PeerMark – review each other works (peer review )
TURNITIN in FKE Used to check the Final Year Project (FYP) thesis. The percentage of similarity of the thesis must be equal or less than 30% - Originality of the thesis must be at least 70%. Encourage FYPs supervisor to use Turnitin by this semester. Compulsory to check students thesis using Turnitin starting from semester 1, 2012/2013.
How Turnitin Works? Instructors register with Turnitin Create a class Give class ID and enrollment password to students Students submit thesis to instructors using turnitin Turnitin compares the thesis with its database Produce the results (% of similarity) Produce the results (% of similarity) Further action by instructors and students Students register under instructors
Benefit of Turnitin Benefit of Turnitin Promote original writing – prevent plagiarism Gain better results with consistent use Develop better writer every semester, every year Develop better writing skills within students
Users in FKE, UTeM Number of FKEs staff that have been registered with Turnitin software (record from Library, UTeM) is shown in the chart below.