Educational Conundrum of the Week – A Turnitin “What If”

A second year UFV student works on his final 2000-word assignment. He’s worked hard on it and feels he has a solid first draft. He opens up Turnitin and submit it only to get a 20% similarity in his report. He’s a little surprised. He comes to you asking what he should do about it. What is the first thing you would tell or ask this students? How will it help him?

by Ken Harmel