Tony Russell Wins Turnitin Award

Turnitin hasannounced its 2015 All-Star Award winners, and Dr. Tony Russell from theDepartment of Humanities has been named Winner of the Grading & FeedbackAll-Star Award for Higher Education.

Turnitin is a cloud-based service used by over15,000 institutions in 140 countries that verifies document originality andprovides state-of-the-art grading tools. The Grading & Feedback Awardcelebrates innovation and above and beyond support in grading and feedbackpractices. Turnitin commends Dr. Russells use of motivational voice commentsand his development of a statistics-tracking system that charts his studentsimprovement on specific grading items over the course of a term. Dr. Russellspicture and story will feature on Turnitins All-Starswebsite throughout the remainder of 2015.