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Write to Read

Evidence-Based Strategies for Improving Reading with Writing

Write to Read

Steve Graham

Warner Professor, Arizona State University

Jennifer Knighton

Join us as two experts share their research about the links between writing and reading development and how writing can help students strengthen reading skills.

Formative Essay Feedback Using Predictive Scoring Models

This scholarly paper examines the performance of the predictive essay scoring models that power Revision Assistant and the innovative use of these models to provide actionable feedback to student writers.

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Great Teaching is at the Heart of Learning: The Science to Prove It

In an age where technology, culture, and knowledge meet, it is our job to put them into context within our learning ecosystem. Purposeful technology is the force that enables us to move smoothly with less effort and should feel like the right tool, at the right time, for the right purpose.

Teachable Moments: Using Current Events to Discuss Plagiarism

Plagiarism has been in the news quite a bit this election cycle, and there have been many scandals involving public figures in the past few decades. These events are startling and shocking, but can also be educational as they can demonstrate to students the importance of always using one's own voice when writing.

Comment Crafting: Strategies for Using QuickMarks to Capture Students' Attention

Audrey Wick, English Professor at Blinn College and the 2014 Turnitin All Star MVP for Higher Education, is ready and willing to share with you her best practices on using QuickMarks. She'll discuss her tips for customizing them and for making them fun and engaging to ensure that your students will read and apply your feedback in their work.

Narcissism and Extrinsic Values: Understanding Student Trends that Impact Plagiarism and Cheating

Narcissism has increased along with related traits such as thinking one is above average, entitlement, inflated expectations, and extrinsic values such as focusing on the outcome of education rather than the process.

“Color Me Bad?”: Fostering Plagiarism Awareness with Turnitin Originality Reports and The Plagiarism Spectrum

Students are often unaware of what constitutes plagiarism. The Plagiarism Spectrum was designed to help students see how plagiarism is defined and can take form.

Stopping Plagiarism at the Source

Every teacher dreads it—the plagiarized paper, the confrontation with a student, the demise of trust and learning. As schools move toward an online future, educators are understandably concerned about increases in plagiarism. Yet while the problem is real, there are solutions beyond forcing teachers into the role of police.