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Overview presentation about Turntin Grademark for Swansea University

Overview presentation about Turntin Grademark for Swansea University

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  • 1. Turnitin
    Potential as marking system
  • 2. Components
    Site license – unlimited users
    Widely used across most schools
    Submission via blackboard
    Easy to set up
    Student familiarity
    Licensed for small number but could be extended
    Nothing new to set up (instructors)
    Submission exactly the same (Students)
    On line marking and feedback
    Marks fed into Blackboard Gradecentre
    Student views image of paper with comments
    Included in full package
    Opens possibility of automated peer review
    Not dealt with today
  • 3. Setting up
    Online through Blackboard Course site
    Familiar Turnitin form – with a couple of extra fields to complete
    Can be used with all existing blackboard features such as Groups and Adaptive release
  • 4. Demo of student submission
  • 5. Key Dates
    Date from which assignment is visible to students
    Assignments submitted after this date and time are marked late in red
    Date from which students can see the paper with any comments and when the mark will appear in Blackboard gradecentre
  • 6. On line marking
    • Can be anonymous
    • 7. Accessed from Turnitin in-box
    • 8. Originality report available on line to marker
    • 9. Direct feedback comments on paper image
    • 10. Double marking issue
  • Online Marking Demo
    Marking with GradeMark
    Managing Quickmarks
  • 11. Integration
    • Already fully integrated with Blackboard – no need to set up class lists or create accounts for instructors
    • 12. Marks are output to grade centre in Blackboard
    • 13. Set of APIs for connecting with other services
    • 14. Develop locally with Turnitin advice
  • Pro’s & Cons
    • Fast Introduction
    • 15. Familiar interface
    • 16. Works in Blackboard
    • 17. Link to plagiarism
    • 18. Low maintenance
    • 19. Fully supported
    • 20. Free online training
    • 21. Limited free pilot
    • 22. Feedback on papers
    • 23. Development possible using APIs
    • 24. Adoption
    • 25. No double marking (yet)
    • 26. Need for local storage
    • 27. No offline marking (yet)
    • 28. Some local development needed