Creating a Turnitin Assignment in a Moodle Course - Basic Settings
Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology                                             Turnitin Series: Creating a Turni...
Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology                                                Turnitin Series: Creating a Tu...
Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology                                         Turnitin Series: Creating a Turnitin ...
Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology                                            Turnitin Series: Creating a Turnit...
Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology                                     Turnitin Series: Creating a Turnitin Assi...
Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology                                       Turnitin Series: Creating a Turnitin As...
Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology                                                  Turnitin Series: Creating a ...
Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology                                      Turnitin Series: Creating a Turnitin Ass...
Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology                                              Turnitin Series: Creating a Turn...
Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology                                              Turnitin Series: Creating a Turn...
Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology                                                Turnitin Series: Creating a Tu...
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Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology                                                 Turnitin Series: Creating a T...
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  1. 1. Creating a Turnitin Assignment in a Moodle Course - Basic Settings
  2. 2. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Turnitin Series: Creating a Turnitin Assignment in a Moodle Course - Basic Settings After logging in to Moodle, click on the course in which you want to create a Turnitin assignment for students’ submission. In this case, we click on Demo Course.
  3. 3. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Turnitin Series: Creating a Turnitin Assignment in a Moodle Course - Basic Settings Then click the Turn editing on button at the top right corner to switch to the editing mode.
  4. 4. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Turnitin Series: Creating a Turnitin Assignment in a Moodle Course - Basic Settings After turning on the editing mode, under Topic outline (or Weekly outline), choose a topic (or week) in which you want to create your Turnitin assignment. In this case, we choose Topic 2.
  5. 5. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Turnitin Series: Creating a Turnitin Assignment in a Moodle Course - Basic Settings Click on Add an activity to open the pull-down menu.
  6. 6. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Turnitin Series: Creating a Turnitin Assignment in a Moodle Course - Basic Settings Select Turnitin Assignment from the menu.
  7. 7. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Turnitin Series: Creating a Turnitin Assignment in a Moodle Course - Basic Settings On the page “Adding a new Turnitin Assignment to topic 2”, input the name of your Turnitin Assignment into the Turnitin Assignment Name field.
  8. 8. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Turnitin Series: Creating a Turnitin Assignment in a Moodle Course - Basic Settings In this case, we type in “Assignment 1 Learning Strategies”.
  9. 9. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Turnitin Series: Creating a Turnitin Assignment in a Moodle Course - Basic Settings Then input some text into the Summary box.
  10. 10. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Turnitin Series: Creating a Turnitin Assignment in a Moodle Course - Basic Settings You are suggested to give some information about your assignment, such as instructions or assessment criteria, etc. In this case, we type in “Submit your assignment by 20 November 2011”.
  11. 11. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Turnitin Series: Creating a Turnitin Assignment in a Moodle Course - Basic Settings After that, you need to choose the type of file format that you would like your students to submit their assignments in.
  12. 12. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Turnitin Series: Creating a Turnitin Assignment in a Moodle Course - Basic Settings By default, the Submission Type is set as File Upload, which allows students to attach a file for submission.
  13. 13. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Turnitin Series: Creating a Turnitin Assignment in a Moodle Course - Basic Settings The accepted formats for File Upload include: Microsoft Word (doc/docx), Plain Text (txt), Rich Text Format (rtf ), Portable Document Format (pdf ) and Hyper Text Makeup Language (html).
  14. 14. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Turnitin Series: Creating a Turnitin Assignment in a Moodle Course - Basic Settings Click the Save and return to course button at the bottom of the page to complete the steps for creating a Turnitin assignment.
  15. 15. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Turnitin Series: Creating a Turnitin Assignment in a Moodle Course - Basic Settings To complete the creation of a Turnitin assignment, you must wait until the synchronization process is finished.
  16. 16. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Turnitin Series: Creating a Turnitin Assignment in a Moodle Course - Basic Settings You have successfully created a Turnitin assignment, “Assignment 1 Learning Strategies”, in Topic 2.
  17. 17. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Turnitin Series: Creating a Turnitin Assignment in a Moodle Course - Basic Settings Please note that the basic settings of a Turnitin assignment include: 1. allowing students to submit their assignments only ONCE; 2. allowing ONLY teachers to read the similarity reports; and 3. setting the due date of assignment submission to SEVEN days after the assignment creation date. All these settings can be changed in Turnitin’s Advanced Options. You can learn more about this from other self-learning materials of the Turnitin self-learning series. Further information of the basic settings of a Turnitin assignment are shown here. You can learn more about the advanced settings from other modules of the Turnitin self-learning series.
  18. 18. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Turnitin Series: Creating a Turnitin Assignment in a Moodle Course - Basic Settings Web page: http://www.ied.edu.hk/lttc Email: lttc@ied.edu.hk This learning series numbered TUT21-12.08.v2 of the Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology (LTTC) is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial- NoDerivs 3.0 Hong Kong License.

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