From January 23 - 26, Turnitin will be in London, England, joining educators and thought-leaders from around the world for BETT, a leading conference in secondary education innovation and pedagogy. Visit us in Hall N1-19, Booth C145 to discuss the changing educational landscape and the role of technology in the classroom.
From Wednesday through Friday, we’ll be hosting Lightning Talks, 15-minute sessions on academic integrity, 21st-century writing skills, and more. Hosted by Turnitin experts and advocates, the talks will highlight best practices on how to utilize Turnitin tools and how to prioritize feedback and academic integrity in secondary education. Stop by and you’ll also get the chance to win some awesome prizes!
- Citations 2.0: How to Cite Memes, Tweets, and More:
How can students be responsible digital citizens by correctly attributing content that is shared all over social media? Hear from social media and marketing experts Meredith May and Erin Parkins about ways to teach the proper citation of memes, GIFs, Tweets, Facebook posts, and other popular content.
- Real or Fake? Teaching Students How to Use Credible Sources:
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.
- Putting Students on the Path to Success with Academic Integrity:
Academic integrity matters more than ever in the classroom and beyond, as recent scandals like the BBC investigation of essay writing services expose the ever-growing arsenal of cheating tools. Learn about resources to help students cultivate academic integrity and their authentic voice.
- Best Practices in Providing Student Feedback:
How do you ensure that student feedback is heard, acted upon, and meaningful to both the receiver and giver? Earle Abrahamson from the University of East London shares his experience using developmental learning strategies and tools like Turnitin Feedback Studio with his students.
While you’re at the conference, in addition to our Lightning Sessions, don’t miss the chance to check out Turnitin’s new partnership with Microsoft that will provide our originality checking service for any assignment created in Microsoft Teams. If you’re a Turnitin customer and currently use (or are considering using) Microsoft Teams, we'd love to talk with you!
Empowering every student’s authentic voice has never been easier: teachers will be able to seamlessly access the most comprehensive plagiarism detection solution alongside their favorite Microsoft apps. Your trusted partners for helping all students grow as writers and critical thinkers across disciplines -- together in one easy place. As we build out our integration with Microsoft Teams, your feedback and input are vital at this early stage. Sign up if you're interested in talking with us at BETT or virtually. As a token of our appreciation, we will happily offer coffee/tea gift cards in exchange for your feedback.
From writing with originality and integrity to offering effective and meaningful student feedback, Turnitin wants to engage with you. Don’t miss out on these terrific opportunities to learn about Turnitin technologies. We’re looking forward to BETT and hope to see you there!