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What does the update to Turnitin mean for students?

Turnitin is the software used for providing marks and feedback and checking for similarity on text-based assessments as part of the e-submission system at the University of Sussex . Current students will most likely have used Turnitin at some point

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First impressions on Turnitin Feedback Studio from Sussex staff

This week, we provide a summary of first impressions from members of staff at the University of Sussex on Turnitin Feedback Studio. Between July and September, Technology Enhanced Learning have been busy running a series of workshops at the University

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Dates for Turnitin Feedback Studio taster sessions announced

To help familiarise staff at the University of Sussex with the major update to Turnitin (due for August); the Technology Enhanced Learning office will be running short taster workshops around campus throughout the months of July and August. All staff

Posted in digital skills, Events, Marking and assessment

A first look at Turnitin Feedback Studio

Introducing “Turnitin Feedback Studio”, a rebrand and major update of the Turnitin software used by staff and students at the University of Sussex for online submission, similarity reports, marking and feedback of text-based assessments. Watch the video below for a

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Electronic submission and feedback at Sussex – the story so far

This summer will see the graduation of the first student cohort to have experienced electronic submission and feedback throughout their time studying at Sussex. To mark this significant milestone, this blog post reflects on the story so far. Starting in 2014,

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Tech for active learning in large groups.

How can we promote and manage active learning during lectures? How can we measure student understanding and make sure that students are engaging with material? In 1972, Donald Bligh (1) undertook an extensive study on the use of the lecture

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Scenario based learning design

Over the summer, I worked with Amanda Griffiths (Student Wellbeing Manager) at the University of Sussex to develop “My Wellbeing” – a bitesize online induction course aimed at all students within the university. This used a scenario-based learning approach to

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Learn about Learning Technology at Sussex

Learning and sharing information with others is an effective way to contribute and further personal and collective knowledge in any given field of study. Last week the Sussex TEL blog looked at various ways of learning about learning technology, with

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