Miami User Event
Turnitin Teachers Tour

The Turnitin Teachers Tour is coming to Miami:

  • Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2012
  • Time: 1 PM to 4 PM
  • Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Grand Hotel - Biscayne Bay
    1717 North Bayshore Drive, Miami, Florida, 33132 [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
    Octavio Duarte, Regional Account Manager - Turnitin
  • The Plagiarism Spectrum: Instructor Insights into the 10 Types of Plagiarism
    Ray Huang, Customer Programs Manager - Turnitin
  • Workshop: Reduce Your Workload and Increase Your Effectiveness—A Positive Solution for Plagiarism
    Dr. Jeff Karon, Visiting Instructor, Department of English - University of South Florida

  • 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.

Dr. Jeff Karon has over 25 years of teaching experience at the high school, community college, and university levels. He also is the owner of an academic tutoring and training service, The Honorable Classroom, as well as a freelance editor, writer, and martial artist. Jeff also wrote an article featured in the Chronicle of Higher Ed called, "A Positive Solution for Plagiarism"

 Octavio Duarte is the Regional Account Manager for Turnitin. He is the main point of contact for major institutions in the Southeast region of the United States and coordinates with local Turnitin Administrators to facilitate training opportunities and account reviews.