In this webcast, we present findings from a Turnitin study on the types of internet sources that students use in their written work, discuss the implications of the findings and share best practices to help prevent plagiarism in the classroom.
Renee Bangerter is a Professor of English at Saddleback College and has been teaching writing for 15 years. She collaborates with K-12 teachers developing curriculum to bridge the gap between high school and college in reading, writing and grammar. Renee creates the professional development webinars for Turnitin, emphasizing how instructors can innovatively teach students about plagiarism.
Summer Dittmer taught high school Drama, Online Expository Writing, English and Honors English for 11 years. Aside from teaching 12th grade Literature, she is the Student Activities Coordinator at Mercy High School in Burlingame, CA. She has trained teachers in developing online curriculum, along with assisting in implementing effective one-to-one iPad programs. Summer also creates professional development webinars for Turnitin, emphasizing how instructors can effectively integrate technology into their curriculum.
Jason Chu is the Senior Education Manager at Turnitin. His focus is on working to build resources for educators, and his personal passion is to find better ways to enhance student achievement. He will be moderating this webinar.