Renamed Turnitin Feedback Studio, new version is focused on helping instructors provide authentic feedback to improve student writing.
NEWCASTLE, United Kingdom, April 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, Turnitin announced a new version of its flagship product with a focus on ease-of-use, accessibility for students, and new mobile features to support instruction in the modern classroom. Formerly known as "Turnitin," the new version is being renamed "Turnitin Feedback Studio" and will be made available to its two million educators and 30 million students on an opt-in basis beginning today. Click to Tweet.
Turnitin Feedback Studio has been reimagined from front to back with an emphasis on providing instructors tools to give relevant feedback that students will understand and learn from, while also supporting academic integrity. "Worldwide, instructors rely on Turnitin for preventing plagiarism in student writing. Turnitin Feedback Studio goes a step further in helping students become better writers by giving instructors a single place to quickly provide direct, actionable feedback on all aspects of student work," said Will Murray, chief product officer at Turnitin.
Feedback Studio offers:
- Great feedback, fast. Re-designed user interface brings plagiarism prevention, feedback, and grading into a unified view that helps educators mark faster while making it easier for students to engage with their instructors' comments.
- Anytime, anywhere learning. Responsive design works on PCs, tablets, and smartphones to support students and instructors wherever they are and however they work.
- Accessibility improvements. Major upgrades make Turnitin Feedback Studio more usable by all students, moving closer to compliance with WCAG 2.0 AA Standards for web accessibility.
- Multiple markers. A new feature for users via integrations that enables multiple instructors to feedback onto a single submission with unique identifiable mark layers for high-stakes assessments.
"The new Turnitin Feedback Studio is a big improvement. It is much cleaner, more modern and easier to navigate," said Joe Currie, Learning Technologist at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. "With added features such as multiple markers, it will help to overcome one of the main hurdles our staff struggle with and drive further adoption across the University." See Feedback Studio in action here go.turnitin.com/feedback-studio-demo.
Turnitin is revolutionising the experience of writing to learn. Turnitin's formative feedback and originality checking services promote critical thinking, ensure academic integrity, and help students improve their writing. Turnitin provides instructors with the tools to engage students in the writing process, provide personalised feedback, and assess student progress over time. Turnitin is used by more than 30 million students at 15,000 institutions in 140 countries. Backed by Insight Venture Partners, GIC, Norwest Venture Partners, Lead Edge Capital and Georgian Partners, Turnitin is headquartered in Oakland, Calif., with international offices in Newcastle, U.K., Utrecht, Netherlands, Seoul, South Korea, and Melbourne, Australia. @Turnitin