Turnitin to Participate in Google I/O on May 16, 2013
Education leader invited to showcase technology in developer sandbox
OAKLAND, Calif. (May 13, 2013) -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced participation in the Google I/O developer conference, an annual event attended by a wide range of developers who have built applications based on technologies and products that are featured at I/O.
Google I/O allows attendees to exchange ideas and answer questions in highly technical, in-depth sessions that showcase the latest technologies from Google’s product teams and partners. The conference returns to San Francisco’s Moscone West Convention Center from May 15-17, 2013. Turnitin was invited to demo its application on Day 2 of the conference.
“We’re excited at this opportunity to present our proof-of-concept Turnitin integration with Google Drive,” said Steve Golik, vice-president of product management at Turnitin. “We’re looking forward to a dynamic session with the free flow sharing of knowledge and new ideas.”
More information about the Turnitin session in the Developer Sandbox at Google I/O this year can be found at: https://developers.google.com/events/io/sessions/471618354
Turnitin is the global leader in evaluating and improving student learning. The company’s cloudbased service for originality checking, online grading and peer review saves instructors time and provides rich feedback to students. One of the most widely distributed educational applications in the world, Turnitin is used by more than 10,000 institutions in 135 countries to manage the submission, tracking and evaluation of student work online. Turnitin also offers iThenticate, a plagiarism detection service for commercial markets, and WriteCheck, a suite of formative tools for writers. Turnitin is backed by Warburg Pincus and is headquartered in Oakland, Calif., with an international office in Newcastle, U.K.
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