Washington DC User Event
Turnitin Teachers Tour

The Turnitin Teachers Tour is coming to Washington, DC:

  • Date: Friday, October 12, 2012
  • Time: 1 PM to 4 PM
  • Location: Marriott Wardman Park
    2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC 20008 [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
    Jorge Quintanilla, Regional Account Manager - Turnitin
  • The Plagiarism Spectrum: Instructor Insights into the 10 Types of Plagiarism
    Ray Huang, Customer Programs Manager - Turnitin
  • Every Day Use: Getting the Most Out of Turnitin
    Thom McHugh, Ph.D., English Content Area Liaison - Century High School

  • Beyond Awkward: Offering Meaningful Feedback with GradeMark
    Dr. Shannon Farris, 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.

Jorge Quintanilla is the Regional Account Manager for Turnitin. He is the main point of contact for major institutions in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States and coordinates with local Turnitin Administrators to facilitate training opportunities and account reviews.

Thom McHugh, Ph.D. has been teaching English for over 22 years and has been using Turnitin for 6 years. Thom uses Turnitin for nearly every assignment in the classes he teaches and encourages faculty in all departments to do the same. He is currently the English Content Area Liasison at Century High School.