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Winter 2023 Update: UBC affirms decision to not enable Turnitin’s AI-detection feature

August 28, 2023 at 11:45 am

Plagiarism-prevention tool Turnitin released an AI-detection feature in April that attempts to check for text generated by AI-writing tools, such as ChatGPT. For a number of reasons, UBC will be maintaining its April decision not to enable the Turnitin AI-detection feature, and the university will not centrally install any AI-detection tool at this time.

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UBC not enabling Turnitin’s AI-detection feature

April 4, 2023 at 12:15 pm

Turnitin is a plagiarism-prevention tool that helps check the originality of student writing. Today Turnitin is releasing a new AI-detection feature that attempts to check for text generated by AI-writing tools, such as ChatGPT. For a number of reasons, UBC has decided not to enable the new feature in Turnitin at this time.

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UBC renews plagiarism-prevention tool Turnitin

October 15, 2021 at 4:00 pm

UBC will continue to support Turnitin as its primary plagiarism-prevention tool, following the final recommendations of the Plagiarism Tools Working Group.

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