Turnitin: plagiarism prevention, automated assessment and scoring, online grading, writing instruction
Turnitin is an Internet-based plagiarism-prevention service created by iParadigms, LLC. Turnitin checks for potential unoriginal content by comparing submitted papers to several databases using a proprietary algorithm. It scans its own databases, and also has licensing agreements with large academic proprietary databases.
Turnitin is revolutionizing 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 personalized feedback, and assess student progress over time.
Turnitin`s plagiarism & grammar checker used by more than 26 million students at 15,000 institutions in 140 countries. Backed by Insight Venture Partners, GIC, Norwest Venture Partners, Lead Edge Capital and Georgian Partners.
Score student writing faster and more accurately than ever before. Design assessments based on your content, in support of your institutional goals. Ensure fair and timely scoring to meaningfully measure PhD student progress.
Turnitin is headquartered in Oakland, Calif., with international offices in Newcastle, U.K., Utrecht, Netherlands and Melbourne, Australia.