Connecticut User Event
Turnitin Teachers Tour

The Turnitin Teachers Tour is coming to Hartford:

  • Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2012
  • Time: 1 PM to 4 PM
  • Location: Hilton Hartford
    315 Trumbull Street Hartford, CT 06103 [Map]

What is the Turnitin Teachers Tour?
Turnitin is visiting select cities across North America to share advice from Turnitin experts, instructors, and peers on preventing plagiarism and engaging students in the writing process.

Who should attend?
Educators, administrators, and staff from universities, colleges, high schools, and middle schools interested in making the most of their access to Turnitin, and ready to listen, learn, and share best practices.

How much does it cost?
The event is free to attend.

What topics will be covered?

  • Turnitin Stats, Facts, and Effectiveness
    Jacqueline Rawlinson, Lead Account Manager - Turnitin
  • Improving Student Writing and Retention
    Dr. Matt Crick, Assistant Professor of Media Production - William Patterson University
  • The Plagiarism Spectrum: Instructor Insights into the 10 Types of Plagiarism
    Ray Huang, Customer Programs Manager - Turnitin

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  • Beyond Awkward: Offering Meaningful Feedback with GradeMark
    Dr. Shannon Farris, Assistant Professor of Psychology - Saint Leo University

  • What's New and What's Next in Turnitin
    Ray Huang, Customer Programs Manager - Turnitin

*Topics, schedule, and presenters may change without notice.



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Ray Huang is the Customer Programs Manager for Turnitin. He regularly writes for the Turnitin blog and newsletters, organizes user events, and oversees training resources. He will be hosting this event. Dr. Shannon Farris has been teaching psychology courses online and face-to-face for the past 9 years. Dr. Farris currently teaches at Saint Leo University in Florida and is the presenter for “eCOACH Online Learning” webinar series, which includes implementing Turnitin.

Jacqueline Rawlinson is the Lead Account Manager for Turnitin. She is the main point of contact for major secondary institutions in the Northeast region of the United States and coordinates with local Turnitin Administrators to facilitate training opportunities and account reviews.

Dr. Matt Crick uses uses Turnitin in media production courses at William Paterson University. He emphasizes the importance of striking a balance between technology, teacher/student contact and full transparency when using technological tools in the classroom.