Training Workshop on Utilization of Anti-Plagiarism Software - Turnitin
The Department of Quality Assurance (DQA) in its vision “to make FUI a Quality Conscious Higher Education Institution” organized an Informative and Interactive Workshop on Dec 01, 2021 on the “Utilization of Anti-Plagiarism Software – Turnitin”. DQA invited Dr. Khushbakht Hina Khan – Director QEC, National University of Modern Language (NUML) as a resource person to conduct the said workshop for the faculty members of FUI.
The training was conducted in two sessions, In the First session, the resource person started with the concept of plagiarism, and explained how intentionally or unintentionally academic community is caught by Plagiarism. She also stressed the existence of rules for coping with plagiarism in academic writing.
In the second session, Dr. Khushbakht Hina Khan provided insights about the Turnitin tool and practically demonstrated how it can be used to bring quality into academic writing and research. She also emphasized on inclusion of assignments for checking via Turnitin, which will not only generate a better utilization report of the software but will also cease the abuse of academic honesty. At the end of the workshop, Prof. Brig (R) Dr. Abdul Ghafoor – Director Campus (FURC) appreciated the efforts of DQA for organizing this vital workshop and thanked the resource person for visiting FUI and conducting informative sessions on Plagiarism and Turnitin software. Later, Director Campus presented Souvenir to the resource person – Dr. Khushbakht Hina Khan and thanked the audience for their presence and active participation.