Turnitin: How Feedback Improves Writing

How do students feel about your feedback? In 2016, Turnitin surveyed 1,155 students to discover how they think about and use feedback, to get to what truly makes it effective. Would you be surprised to hear 67% of students actually prefer feedback that challenges them to think harder about a task? Click the button below to view additional results.

Turnitin has made the “Feedback Quiz” available for you and your students. Use this quick, effective quiz to help students understand the power of feedback. Use the results as a conversation starter about the importance of feedback and how it can improve their writing performance. Note: The quiz is designed for middle school students and above.

Yes, Turnitin is a plagiarism checker. But more importantly, it is designed to help teachers give students quick and meaningful feedback. When used effectively, Turnitin helps improve students’ writing skills instead of simply being a punitive tool for plagiarism. Review Turnitin’s five tips for fantastic feedback.

is the Director of Technology Integration for the New Prague (MN) Area Schools. In 1996, he began teaching middle school technology education. He has been sharing technology integration strategies since 2005.

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