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  • Welcome to OWL, where Western learns online

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    AI writing detection no longer available in Turnitin

    AI writing detection was introduced as a free preview feature to Turnitin last year before becoming a paid feature in January 2024. After review, Western has decided not to continue using the AI writing detection service.

    Learn more about AI at Western
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    Looking for your courses?

    Your newest courses should appear across the top of OWL. You can also check the "My Official Course Enrolments" page of the Membership tool in your Home site for the current status of your courses.

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    Time to declutter

    Do you have old sites in OWL that you no longer need? OWL maintainers now have the ability to delete project sites.

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    Weekly OWL maintenance

    Reminder: OWL is unavailable briefly on Sunday mornings from 6:00am to 6:20am ET for routine system maintenance. Please schedule assignments, assessments, and other work outside of this time.