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Assessment Submission Year 10-12

 
To support authenticity of student work, year 10, 11, 12 students will submit assessment via Turnitin.

 

The use of web based educational resources has risen steadily over the last decade and increasingly used by teachers across Queensland to improve student-learning outcomes. Our school and teachers make decisions about the best technology to meet the needs of our students. Sometimes it is beneficial for students to utilise services provided by third party web based providers. Lockyer District High School wishes to utilise the third party web based service provider/s listed below to aid students learning and authenticity of assessment. For your student to use the service the school will need to register them as a user. Registering with these providers requires student personal information disclosed to the provider of the service. In the case of the services outlined below, they are private companies that host offshoreRegistration may include disclosing the following information about your student:

·        Student Name

·        Class Group

·        Class Teacher

·        Student email

 

Name of Provider:

Turnitin

Type of Service:

Turnitin is an industry-leading, web-based, formative assessment and plagiarism prevention tool. Turnitin supports academic integrity through feedback and communication with students.

Website:

www.turnitin.com

Terms of Use:

https://guides.turnitin.com/Privacy_and_Security

Privacy Policy:

 http://turnitin.com/en_us/about-us/privacy

File Storage:

Offshore (secure, cloud-based servers in California, USA)

 

Question: What happens if I do not consent to my student using Turnitin?

Answer: If you do not consent to your student using Turnitin, please contact the school office.

 

Question: What benefit will Turnitin provide to my student?

Answer: Students will be inspired to uphold academic integrity and comply with QCAA and LDHS plagiarism and authenticity of assessment requirements.​