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Press Release: Turnitin [June 28, 2017]

eThink Education partners with Turnitin to provide leading originality-checking solution to Moodle LMS Users

Wednesday 28 June 2017. eThink Education, a world-class provider of the open-source LMS Moodle, has partnered with Turnitin to provide clients with a comprehensive solution to support academic integrity and original thinking that integrates seamlessly with the Moodle LMS. Turnitin's solutions allow instructors and peers to give rich feedback and encourage original work by fostering confident writers and preventing plagiarism at scale..

eThink Education provides a fully-managed eLearning solution for open-source Moodle, covering all LMS needs including implementation, cloud hosting, integration, consultation, and management services. With a service-oriented model that has produced a 99% client retention rate over 10 years of business, eThink takes a consultative approach with clients by advising them on how to best meet their eLearning goals, including recommending complimentary eLearning services such as the ones offered by the team at Turnitin.

Turnitin's cloud-based solutions provide a range of automated and instructor-driven feedback tools that engage students in the learning process. Students receive automated feedback on spelling, style, usage, mechanics, and grammar. They also receive automated feedback on the originality of their work, paraphrasing and citation skills via Turnitin's formative originality reports.

"eThink is excited to partner with Turnitin, the market leader in supporting integrity and originality in educational institutions around the world from Secondary to Post-graduate and Research," said Brian Carlson, Co-Founder and CEO of eThink Education. "Many of our clients already utilize Turnitin's solutions and we are happy to officially formalize a partnership, providing easier access of these solutions to current and future clients."

Turnitin EMEA Director Cees Poortman said, "Partnering with eThink was an easy decision to make as we both value the same things. Both eThink and Turnitin put our customers at the heart of what we do; we strive to provide solutions that support education with integrity and, ultimately, allow our customers to meet their objectives."

eThink Education continues its rapid growth and international expansion with strategic partnerships and a growing client base in the United States, Canada, Europe, South America, and Africa. To learn more about eThink and its partners, visit ethinkeducation.com.

About eThink Education

eThink Education provides a fully-managed eLearning solution including implementation, cloud hosting, integration, consultation, and management services for open-source Moodle and Totara. Managed by experts, eThink's total solution provides a dynamic and customizable platform to meet specific institutional and organizational needs. With clients in various industries including Healthcare, Education, Nonprofit, Government, and Corporate, eThink can help all types of organizations to maximize the effectiveness of their eLearning programs for improved business outcomes.

About Turnitin

Turnitin is your partner in fostering original thinking and supporting authentic learning. Turnitin solutions promote academic integrity, streamline grading and feedback, and improve outcomes across educational levels and content areas. Turnitin leverages cutting-edge technology to provide tools that prevent plagiarism, deliver formative and summative feedback, surface actionable reporting, and investigate academic misconduct. Growing from one million student paper submissions in 2002 to one billion in 2018, Turnitin serves over 15,000 institutions globally and is headquartered in Oakland, Calif., with international offices in the U.K., Netherlands, Australia, Korea, India, and throughout Latin America. @Turnitin


Summary: eThink Education, a world-class provider of the open-source LMS Moodle, has partnered with Turnitin to provide clients with a comprehensive solution to support academic integrity and original thinking that integrates seamlessly with the Moodle LMS. Turnitinís solutions allow instructors and peers to give rich feedback and encourage original work by fostering confident writers and preventing plagiarism at scale.
Publication Year:2017
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Date Issued:June 28, 2017
Publisher:Turnitin
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Company: Turnitin
Permalink: https://librarytechnology.org/pr/24130

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