On Monday 28th April, 2014 at 8am Turnitin reported that there was a problem with submissions being made to their systems. Initially this just impacted on students based in the U.S. but it soon became clear that the U.K. was also affected. Whilst it was hoped that the process was going to return […]
The LearnTech team have made available a guide which collates the various hints and tips for marking online using the SaGE workflow.
This guide brings together solutions to the most common problems which the team have picked up with staff marking online. If any member of […]
During January and February, 2014 there have been two high level UK discussions with iParadigms (the company behind Turnitin). The service is now routinely used by around 95% of UK HEIs.
The disruption caused during 10/11 December 2013 meant that both the Head of eLearning Forum (HeLF) and the Universities […]
We have recently discovered that some assistive technologies do not work well with Turnitin. Screen readers like JAWS work when non-standard settings are selected, but are hard to follow and navigate.
So, if you anticipate asking a student with additional needs to submit their work online, please contact the team for advice, at […]
The following bug has been brought to our attention today. Some files created in MS Word 2007, which have charts pasted in from Excel, cannot be reopened by other users because the chart corrupts the file. This results in the following error when you attempt to open the file:
According to Microsoft website […]
- Requesting exemptions for 2014/2015 academic year
- Turnitin Failure (28th April) – emergency submission procedures implemented
- SaGE Training sessions between May and August 2014
- Hints and tips for marking online using the SaGE workflow
- Turnitin provide feedback on availability problems on 10/11 December 2013