Plagiarism Education Week 2014

FREE Web Series: Turnitin® Plagiarism Education Week April 21-25

Free Web Series Addresses Plagiarism

Join Turnitin® their second annual virtual conference for Plagiarism Education Week April 21-25. This week of FREE, daily webcasts is “devoted to sharing ideas and best practices to teach educators and students how to move from copying to critical thinking”. Certificates of Participation are provided for registered participants!

What is Turnitin?

Turnitin® is a service that is used by thousands of institutions in over 80 countries.  It has a range of options, but the primary tool is its Plagiarism Prevention component, which has been purchased by MCCCD. Turnitin® is integrated with Canvas making it easy for you check for plagiarism in work submitted by students within Canvas. Learn more about using Turnitin® at MCC.


This FREE series will kick off on Monday, April 21, and will include 45-minute webcasts on the following:

Monday, April 21 
Understanding Plagiarism with Help from Dr. Seuss, Begins at 1PM
Stephen Fox, Psychology Instructor at the University of Hawaii, Maui College

Tuesday, April 22
Tweets from the French Revolution? Using What Students Know to Promote Original Work and Critical Thinking, Begins at 3pm

Daniel Velasco, Ph.D., Professor at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and Tokyo Medical and Dental University

Wednesday, April 23

“I Plagiarized My Child’s Birth”: From Extreme Plagiarism to Contextualized Understanding, Begins at 1PM

Audrey Wick, Professor of English at Blinn College

Thursday, April 24

How to Keep Your Job, Not Lose Your Reputation, Avoid Getting Sued, and Not Kill People, Begins at 10AM
Kelleen Flaherty, Assistant Professor in the Graduate Biomedical Writing Program at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

IRAC, Therefore I Write, Begins at 1PM
Dennis Kessinger, J.D., M.A., Certified Core Adjunct for National University

Friday, April 25

Survival of the Fittest: Adapting Methodologies for Successful Plagiarism Discussions, Begins at 10AM
Jennifer Schroeder (Academic Integrity All-Star), Assistant Professor of Biology at Millikin University and Turnitin

For more information, please visit the Plagiarism Education Week web site.