Workshop:  Plagiarism Prevention: Turnitin.com

Course ID - CTD0215

Short Title:  Turnitin.com

Course ID, Short  title or Reference #  (see table) can be used to find and register for this course in Odyssey. 

Audience:       Faculty
Total Time:     3 hours   
Prerequisite:   None

Description:

The Internet has made plagiarism easier than ever before. The ease of downloading and copying online information has led to a virtual epidemic of digital plagiarism.   Instructors at MDC now have access to Turnitin.com plagiarism detection software.  Participants will learn how to create a user profile, add courses and assignments, set preferences, and understand “Originality Reports.”   Tips and suggestions for instructional use will be presented.

Objectives
 As a result of participating, individuals will be able to:

  •  Use the functions of TurnItIn.Com to create a user profile

  •  Use the functions of TurnItIn.Com to add classes and assignments

  •  Use the functions of TurnItIn.Com to access class and assignment statistics

  •   Use the reports generated by TurnItIn.Com as instructional tools

  •   Analyze reports to determine whether a paper is or is not plagiarized

  • Use the report as a teaching tool for discussion on accurate documentation with the studen

  •  Develop a strategy for using Turnitin on a written assignments.

 

Dates

Reference #

Days

Time

Campus/Room

Instructor

 07/19/04 266115 Monday 9:00am - 12:00pm Kendall/6356 Vicki Lague
07/21/04 266116 Wednesday 9:00am - 12:00pm Homestead/B-130 Vicki Lague

Evaluation link

Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0215
Course Title: TurnItIn.com
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

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PLEASE NOTE:  You do not have to create a student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop.  You can use your regular network login name and password proceeded by the MDCC\   
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User name -  mdcc\jsmith and his regular password.

 

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