Turnitin for Students

Turnitin is the global leader in evaluating and improving student writing. The company’s cloud-based service for originality checking, online grading and peer review saves instructors time and provides rich feedback to students. One of the most widely distributed educational applications in the world, Turnitin is used by more than 10,000 institutions in 126 countries to manage the submission, tracking and evaluation of student papers online.

It includes:
OriginalityCheck - Ensures original work by checking submitted papers against 24+ billion web pages, 250+ million student papers and leading library databases and publications.
GradeMark - Saves time and improves feedback through online grading where standard and customised marks appear directly on the student's paper. You can also use Quickmarks to annotate the paper with pre-defined comments. These can be group into sets then exported for use by other Instructors.
PeerMark - Engages students in the writing process by providing structured, anonymous feedback of other student's written work.

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Frequently asked questions

How do I submit a paper?

1. From the assignment inbox, select the blue Submit button relevant to your assignment. 2. The paper submission page will open. Enter a title for your paper. 3. There are multiple ways to upload to Turnitin. Select Choose from this computer to pick a file that you have saved on your computer. If your file exists in Google docs or Dropbox, you can upload directly from there. 4. Turnitin will generate a similarity report for files in the following formats:

  • Microsoft Word
  • PowerPoint
  • WordPerfect
  • PostScript
  • PDF
  • HTML
  • RTF
  • OpenOffice (ODT)
  • Hangul (HWP)
  • Google Docs (submitted via the Google Drive submission option),
  • Plain text files
5. Once you've selected your file, select the Upload button to upload your paper. 6. A preview of the paper will be displayed with some details for you to look over. With this extra information, check that the right file has been uploaded. If everything looks good, select the Confirm button to send your paper to Turnitin. 7. If your submission is successful, you'll see your digital receipt. You can print this page or view it later from within Turnitin Feedback Studio. We'll also email you a copy to your email address.

How do I view the similarity report?

From the Assignment Inbox, select the Similarity Report icon to the right of your assignment. If the assignment inbox says that your Similarity Report is not available, your instructor has set up your assignment to not allow students to view it.

How do I download my paper with feedback?

1. View your submission 2. On the right hand side select the download arrow £. use this to download your submission wih the feedback comments

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