Moodle partners with Turnitin to integrate SimCheck into the World’s most popular learning platform

SimCheck

Moodle, the world’s most popular learning platform, today announced its new partnership with Turnitin, a global leader in academic integrity and originality checking services. From Monday 16 September 2019, the Turnitin SimCheck service will be available as a certified integration for the Moodle platform. This partnership helps instructors ensure that student work submitted via Moodle is original and free of plagiarism.

SimCheck is easy-to-use and designed around empowering your organisation. It provides users with access to an intuitive Similarity Report, providing text matches and an indicative similarity score that enables instructors to confidently check for potential plagiarism and promote academic integrity. The integration with Moodle will provide an efficient assignment submission process and file management, as well as simple user administration.

Martin Dougiamas, Founder and CEO, Moodle, says, “We welcome Turnitin to our Moodle Certified Integration Partner Program. This partnership confirms Moodle’s commitment to our education users by providing easier, integrated access to services that complement our open source learning platform, improving the experience for educators and students alike.”

Valerie Schreiner, Chief Product Officer, Turnitin, says, “Turnitin is thrilled to become a part of the Certified Moodle Integration Partner Program. This partnership will allow Turnitin to have a more meaningful contribution to the Moodle Community and will make our market-leading similarity check capabilities even more accessible to customers of Moodle partners.”

Moodle and Turnitin will be hosting webinars and demonstrations to assist users with the integration into their system.
Please contact your Moodle Partner for details on how your organisation can integrate Turnitin.

About Moodle

Moodle is the world’s most used open source learning platform. With a big community of educators and researchers, Moodle’s goal is to improve the quality and efficiency of education globally. With over 100,000 registered sites and more than 160 million users worldwide, Moodle’s innovative software and services support the education and training needs of many organisations around the world. This includes over 60% of higher education institutions worldwide, as well as thousands of schools and companies.

In pursuit of their mission of “empowering educators to improve our world”, Moodle’s software gives educators and learners powerful, flexible tools for online learning and open collaboration.

Moodle’s mission is supported by their network of over 90 certified Moodle Partners that can provide technical support, customisation, hosting and all Moodle-related services to help with organisation’s e-learning projects.

To join Moodle’s mission to empower educators to improve our world and for more information, visit https://moodle.com.

For information on becoming a Moodle Certified Integration Partner, visit Moodle Certified Integrations.

About Turnitin

Turnitin is your partner in fostering original thinking and supporting authentic learning. Turnitin solutions promote academic integrity, streamline grading and feedback, and improve outcomes across educational levels and content areas. Turnitin leverages cutting-edge technology to provide tools that prevent plagiarism, deliver formative and summative feedback, surface actionable reporting, and investigate academic misconduct. Growing from one million student paper submissions in 2002 to one billion in 2018, Turnitin serves over 15,000 institutions globally and is headquartered in Oakland, Calif., with international offices in the U.K., Netherlands, Australia, Korea, India, and throughout Latin America.

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