Introduction to Turnitin         Centre for Teaching and Learning          University of Limerick, Ireland                ...
Overview• Types of assignments and originality  check• Case scenarios and teaching advice• Using Turnitin with Sulis• Usin...
Turnitin Overview3     www.turnitin.com
Types of “Assignments”• Paper assignment is the base assignment for all other  assignments types. Used to obtain an Origin...
Originality CheckIt determines the congruence of text tosources in:    • Publicly accessible Internet sources    • Every d...
Originality Check          PROS                           CONS• Allows for citation        • It    dos     not     search ...
Possible ScenarioA lecturer (or student who has access to it)receives an originality report showing a match forthe followi...
Teaching advice• Use it proactively• Notify and explain to your students• Clear plagiarism policy:  definition, avoidance,...
Teaching Advice (2)UL resources• http://www2.ul.ie/pdf/201553623.pdf (Appendix 5:  Plagiarism at College by Prof Sarah Moo...
Using Turnitin with SulisFrom September 2011, Sulis and Turnitin areintegrated, meaning• No need to create lecturer or stu...
Using Turnitin on its ownIf you want to submit your owndocuments into Turnitin, or use theGrademark        and/or      Pee...
1. Create a user profileGo to www.turnitin.com and start by clicking CreateAccount.12
1. Create a user profile                To get the account ID and a password                  for your college, log a call...
2. Create a class and assignment14
2. Create a class and assignment15
2. Create a class and assignment                          Add rubrics, exclude                          bibliographic/quot...
3. Instructors/students submit     Instructor     workload          high         a                            b      mediu...
3. Instructors/students submita. The instructor submits        Advantages                 Disadvantages • Minimal student ...
3. Instructors/students submita. The instructor submits 19
3. Instructors/students submitb. Instructor registers students, they submit        Advantages                      Disadva...
3. Instructors/students submitb. Instructor registers students, they submit  Turnitin will automatically send the student ...
3. Instructors/students submitc. Student create their account and submit        Advantages                  Disadvantages ...
3. Instructors/students submitc. Student create their account and submit Customise and distribute the “Student Turnitin Gu...
Originality Report (1)An originality report can be generated through the Assignments tool in Sulisor through a Turnitin ac...
Originality report (2)25
Originality report (3)26
GrademarkYou can add comments within the body of the paper, point out grammarand punctuation mistakes, evaluate the paper ...
PeermarkAllows students to read, review, and evaluate one or many paperssubmitted by their classmates. Instructors can cho...
Peermark (2)Create new assignment as in slide 13, and select PeerMark Assignment (canonly be created if a class has at lea...
Peermark (3)In Step 2, the instructor determines how many papers will be distributed to thestudents in the course. By defa...
Peermark (4)After the start date of the PeerMark assignment students may begin writing peerreviews. To view which papers s...
Peermark (5)Instructors may view a paper’s peer reviews within the document viewer once areviewer submits a PeerMark revie...
Peermark (6)To view the PeerMark questions and answers click on ? icon. To view a list of all the comments left on the pap...
Questions?     Advanced guides, videos, case students and more in      http://turnitin.com/en_us/training/instructor-train...
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  1. 1. Introduction to Turnitin Centre for Teaching and Learning University of Limerick, Ireland [W] www.ul.ie/ctl1 Updated Sept 2011 by Angelica Risquez
  2. 2. Overview• Types of assignments and originality check• Case scenarios and teaching advice• Using Turnitin with Sulis• Using Turnitin on its own• Originality report• Grademark• Peermark2
  3. 3. Turnitin Overview3 www.turnitin.com
  4. 4. Types of “Assignments”• Paper assignment is the base assignment for all other assignments types. Used to obtain an Originality Report• PeerMark assignment: allows students to review their peers papers based on scale and free response questions selected by the instructor.• Revision Assignment allows students to submit multiple drafts without overwriting the previous drafts/submissions• Reflection Assignment is designed as a learning journal where students write about what they learned from the writing process as well as offer feedback on the assignment they worked on.4
  5. 5. Originality CheckIt determines the congruence of text tosources in: • Publicly accessible Internet sources • Every document already submitted to Turnitin* • Assignments from within the class* Lecturers can opt out from Turnitin storing papers. Only the lecturercan access the submitted paper.5
  6. 6. Originality Check PROS CONS• Allows for citation • It dos not search verification and quickly subscription databases provides documentation of (e.g. Library databases, alleged plagiarism newspapers, etc) unless those materials also• Detects rewording appear in assignments previously sent to Turnitin.• Both lecturer and students can upload • It does not differentiate• It allows for peer to peer between quoted materials plagiarism detection and original writing!6
  7. 7. Possible ScenarioA lecturer (or student who has access to it)receives an originality report showing a match forthe following passage: Today, according to authors of The Death of “e” and the Birth of the Real New Economy doing business electronically is the only way to stay alive and competitive. It is a necessity to get involved in the digital economy. Therefore, “e” is disappearing from our vocabulary because conducting business electronically is a normal, every-day activity.Upon clicking on the comparison link, you findthat the text is found in an on-line article, entitledThe Death of “e” and the Birth of the Real NewEconomy.Is this plagiarism or a false positive? Why?7
  8. 8. Teaching advice• Use it proactively• Notify and explain to your students• Clear plagiarism policy: definition, avoidance, guidelines and disciplinary process.• Help students develop writing skills. Writing Centre http://www.ul.ie/ctl/regional-writing-centre• Train and support students (e.g. trial submission)• Involve students (e.g. submit themselves)• Be creative! (e.g. using originality report in tutorials, peer review and online grading features, allowing multiple drafts of an8
  9. 9. Teaching Advice (2)UL resources• http://www2.ul.ie/pdf/201553623.pdf (Appendix 5: Plagiarism at College by Prof Sarah Moore)• http://www.ul.ie/~library/GLIS/html/index.htm (Library online tutorials on Harvard referencing style, Refworks, researching with the internet, etc).Other resources• http://www.turnitin.com/static/support.html• http://www.plagiarismadvice.org/• The Turnitin blog9
  10. 10. Using Turnitin with SulisFrom September 2011, Sulis and Turnitin areintegrated, meaning• No need to create lecturer or students accounts• When students submit into the Assignment tool in Sulis, a Turnitin report can be generated• Instructors may also choose to allow students to view the reports How to set up my Sulis Assignment to get a Turnitin report10
  11. 11. Using Turnitin on its ownIf you want to submit your owndocuments into Turnitin, or use theGrademark and/or Peermarkfeatures, you need to use Turnitin on itsownSteps:1. Create a user profile2. Create classes and assignments3. Instructor/students submit work11
  12. 12. 1. Create a user profileGo to www.turnitin.com and start by clicking CreateAccount.12
  13. 13. 1. Create a user profile To get the account ID and a password for your college, log a call with ITD Service Desk http://inside/itdservicedesk/default.htm13
  14. 14. 2. Create a class and assignment14
  15. 15. 2. Create a class and assignment15
  16. 16. 2. Create a class and assignment Add rubrics, exclude bibliographic/quoted materials/small matches, allow students to see originality report, allow submissions after due date and search options16
  17. 17. 3. Instructors/students submit Instructor workload high a b medium c low passive active Student involvement17
  18. 18. 3. Instructors/students submita. The instructor submits Advantages Disadvantages • Minimal student • Students lack of induction involvement • With large classes, you • They may not pay as can submit all papers at much attention to the once (.zip file from Sulis originality of their work or other LMS, use IE!) 18
  19. 19. 3. Instructors/students submita. The instructor submits 19
  20. 20. 3. Instructors/students submitb. Instructor registers students, they submit Advantages Disadvantages • No errors with student • They need to know how to accounts log in and submit (handout • Minimal induction and/or training needed) • Student awareness and • You need a class list with involvement, e.g students name, surname and could see their originality email, e.g. report, do peer reviews patricia, wong, 09563214@studentmail.ul.ie (PeerMark), view online grading (GradeMarks), etc. 20
  21. 21. 3. Instructors/students submitb. Instructor registers students, they submit Turnitin will automatically send the student an email with a provisional password. Students log in and submit their work. They get added to your class if they already have an account 21
  22. 22. 3. Instructors/students submitc. Student create their account and submit Advantages Disadvantages • Student awareness and • Some induction needed involvement, e.g students (handout and/or training could see their originality needed) report, do peer reviews (PeerMark), view online • Possible teething grading problems and support (i.e. (GradeMarks), etc. wrong email address, creating • Minimal initial lecturer accounts twice…). A trial input is recommended 22
  23. 23. 3. Instructors/students submitc. Student create their account and submit Customise and distribute the “Student Turnitin Guide” with your class ID and enrolment password: http://www.ul.ie/ctl/turnitin-plagiarism-prevention-software 23
  24. 24. Originality Report (1)An originality report can be generated through the Assignments tool in Sulisor through a Turnitin account. Once it is ready…A greyed-out report icon indicates that the report has not yet been generated.Please wait a few moments and click your browser’s refresh button (largereports may take up to 24hh to process)24
  25. 25. Originality report (2)25
  26. 26. Originality report (3)26
  27. 27. GrademarkYou can add comments within the body of the paper, point out grammarand punctuation mistakes, evaluate the paper against your own rubricsor predefined ones, etc.Complete instructions available Chapter 4 of Instructor Handouthttp://www.ul.ie/ctl/turnitin-plagiarism-prevention-softwareAnd training videos in http://turnitin.com/en_us/training/instructor-training27
  28. 28. PeermarkAllows students to read, review, and evaluate one or many paperssubmitted by their classmates. Instructors can choose whether thereviews are anonymous or attributed, decide if students should beexcluded from reviews, pair students, and assign students specificpapers to review. See training videos in http://turnitin.com/en_us/training/instructor-training28
  29. 29. Peermark (2)Create new assignment as in slide 13, and select PeerMark Assignment (canonly be created if a class has at least one paper assignment created) Note: the due date of the base assignment must come before the start date and time of the PeerMark assignment. If anonymity in the review is desired, student submissions should not contain the name of the author in the text or at the top of the paper By default, reviews are anonymous and only those student who submit can review, but you can change it in “Show more options” The start date is the date students can begin reading papers and writing reviews. The due date prevents students from writing reviews after this date. The post date is the date students will have access to reviews written by their classmates29
  30. 30. Peermark (3)In Step 2, the instructor determines how many papers will be distributed to thestudents in the course. By default, PeerMark will automatically distribute papersto studentsClick Save & Continue or click on the Show more distribution options link toexclude student papers from distribution or specify which student papers astudent(s) will have to review. Note: you need to have students registered as seen in slide 19In Step 3, add questions for students to answer (your own or from Sample Library)30
  31. 31. Peermark (4)After the start date of the PeerMark assignment students may begin writing peerreviews. To view which papers students have reviewed click on the View link nextto the PeerMark assignment.Instructors can then view an individualstudent’s reviews by clicking on the Showdetails link to the right of the students name.The instructor can write a review to supplement those that students will receivefrom their peers. An instructor may also comment on the paper they arereviewing. A comment is equivalent to the notes that an instructor may write inthe margins of a paperInstructors may gradethe reviews written bythe students31
  32. 32. Peermark (5)Instructors may view a paper’s peer reviews within the document viewer once areviewer submits a PeerMark review. To view a paper in the document viewer clickon the paper’s title within the assignment inbox for the paper assignment the peerreview is based on. 32
  33. 33. Peermark (6)To view the PeerMark questions and answers click on ? icon. To view a list of all the comments left on the paper click on the mark list icon.To grade a reviewer click on the reviewer’s name, or to edit the grade click onthe grade next to the reviewer’s name. 33
  34. 34. Questions? Advanced guides, videos, case students and more in http://turnitin.com/en_us/training/instructor-training Teaching support and advice in the CTL: Dr. Angélica Risquez Technology Enhanced Learning Advisor Centre for Teaching and Learning Millstream Courtyard University of Limerick Limerick, Ireland [T] +353-61-202 580 [F] +353-61-338 044 [E] angelica.risquez@ul.ie [W] www.ul.ie/ctl34
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