From January 22–25, Turnitin is back in London, UK, for Bett 2020 - the global meeting place for education buyers. This year, the Turnitin team has developed even more tools that make a discernible difference in education. Authorship, which launched in early 2019, was the first product to help institutions investigate contract cheating, while a 2018 acquisition, Gradescope, has revolutionised instructor grading using machine learning. We’re delighted to have been shortlisted for a Bett Award in Higher Educator or Further Education Digital Services as a result of our newest offerings.
Interested in finding out more? From Wednesday to Friday of Bett 2020, we’ll be bringing back our Lightning Talks: 15-minute quickfire sessions on source credibility, the digital skills gap, and fantastic feedback. Visit us in Hall N1-19, Stand NM40 to discuss the ever-changing educational landscape and the role of technology in the classroom.
Hosted by Turnitin experts and advocates, our Lightning Talks will highlight best practices on how to utilise Turnitin tools and how to prioritise feedback and academic integrity in secondary education.
Navigating the Net - Teaching Students How to Use Credible Sources:
1pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
With the rise of fake news, evaluating the credibility of sources is an essential skill for the 21st-century learner. Get tips and resources on how to help students identify and incorporate credible sources into their work. Pick up a source credibility pack before you leave.
Powering the Feedback Cycle:
3pm on Wednesday and Thursday, 2pm on Friday
Students grow and succeed when they get high-quality feedback from their teachers. Turnitin Feedback Studio is built to power and accelerate that process. Find out how you can make the most of Turnitin’s solutions to provide more to your students more efficiently so that they can achieve even higher heights.
Addressing the Digital Skills Gap:
11am on Wednesday
Why are academic integrity and digital literacy skills so important for today’s students? Developing these skills in secondary education can help students achieve more now and thrive in HE and the workplace. Learn about the skills gaps students need to overcome and ways to prepare them for their next steps.
Microsoft Teams Integration:
2pm on Wednesday and Thursday, 11am on Friday
We’re very pleased to welcome two special guests from Barnsley College. Rob Whitehead and Rob Lea will share their experience with Turnitin in Microsoft Teams and explain how our newest integration can make teaching and learning even easier.
Get tips and insights about how using Turnitin and Microsoft Teams together can help educators prepare students to succeed in university and the workplace -- from instilling a culture of academic integrity to encouraging critical thinking skills and strengthening digital literacy. Hear about Barnsley’s five-fold increase in student engagement, as well as improvements in helping teachers save time.
Empowering every student’s authentic voice has never been easier. Teachers seamlessly access the most comprehensive plagiarism detection solution alongside their favourite Microsoft apps. Your trusted partners for helping all students grow as writers and critical thinkers across disciplines -- together in one easy place.
Barnsley College will also be speaking at the Microsoft Solutions Showcase on Wednesday, January 22nd at 3.30pm. Interested in attending? You can secure your place here.
From writing with originality and integrity to offering effective and meaningful student feedback, Turnitin wants to engage with you in London. Don’t miss out on this terrific opportunity to learn about Turnitin solutions.
We’re looking forward to Bett 2020 and hope to see you in Hall N1-19 at Stand NM40 where you’ll have the chance to win some impressive prizes!
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