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Marjo de Graauw wins Turnitin Global Innovation Award -

Marjo de Graauw, adviser Educational Innovation and Academic Teacher at Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences has won the Turnitin GLobal Innovator Award for Europe.

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK – October 20, 2015 – Turnitin, the leader in improving how students write and learn, today announced winners of the Global Innovation Awards program for 2015. Turnitin has recognized twenty-four educators from around the world for promoting academic integrity and student engagement in their institutions.  

The awards recognize educators and technology administrators from around the world who have demonstrated excellence in promoting academic integrity, student engagement and the innovative use of Turnitin and other educational technologies to support learning in their institutions.

Turnitin received over 400 nominations from 50 countries. Winners and finalists were chosen through a selection process of interview and review by an international panel of academics who focused on three categories: overall innovation, academic integrity and student engagement.

“We received an overwhelming response from educators around the world to our first Global Innovation Awards,” said Gill Rowell, Education Manager at Turnitin. “We’re excited to be able to recognize these educators who are using Turnitin to help students become better writers.”

 “The quality of the submissions were excellent and it was difficult to choose winners,” said awards panelist judge Stephen Gow of the University of York, UK. “All of the entrants are obviously dedicated to their professions and have done tremendous work supporting instruction with Turnitin.”

To read about the 2015 winners and honorable mentions, please visit: http://www.turnitin.com/en_us/global-innovation-awards

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