In the view of spread of COVID-19 outbreak, schools and colleges are closed over the pandemic from mid-March. The Ed-Tech sector is taking online education to the next level in India and growing at a rapid pace. Most of the educational institutions have adopted online education platforms for their student.
Country’s leading ed-tech solutions, Turnitin has made available access to Gradescope, Feedback Studio and Turnitin SimCheck to enable higher education institutions across South Asia. The new platform will manage the disruption caused to their academic programs due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Ashim Sachdeva, Regional Vice President & Head of South Asia, TurnitIndia, said, “In these unprecedented times brought on by COVID-19, Turnitin’s Board and global leadership led by Chris Caren CEO are fully committed to supporting education institutions worldwide throughout the crisis.
Sachdeva also said Turnitin has the privilege of working closely not only with secondary and higher education but also research institutions across the world for several years.
Sachdeva also added “To further support our existing higher education customers in their efforts to ensure continuity of learning programs through remote online assessment, we are making available access of our industry-leading web applications, Gradescope, Feedback Studio and SimCheck for Admissions, for all higher education institutions in South Asia during this huge disruption. We are equally ready to support other higher education institutions as well.”
The three new applications Gradescope, Feedback Studio and SimCheck will be available till June 30.
Turnitin leverages cutting-edge technology – machine learning, computer vision, and advanced artificial intelligence to enable instructors to provide real-time feedback for students.