To access student submissions
click Control panel > Full Grade
When the Assignment was
created in the content area, a
corresponding column was
created in the Grade Centre.
Grades can be entered directly
here by clicking on a cell.
The yellow icon indicates a
submission has been made.
Choose view Grade Details to
access the submission.
• Creating a Turnitin Assignment allows students to upload a
document and through a text-matching process, evaluate
their critical synthesis skills.
• An Originality Report is generated that allows students and
staff to see the sources of supporting evidence and how it has
been incorporated into writing.
• Turnitin has particular strength in supporting formative
feedback – students can be permitted to make multiple
submissions to revise their writing.
• Turnitin can also be used summatively as a way of submitting
a final piece of work.
You can create a link for students
to submit a piece of writing
through Turnitin by clicking the
Assessments menu and choosing
Set a Start Date
and Due Date.
Add an Assignment title and a
Point value (if appropriate).
Click Optional Settings.
Post date needs only be
set if using GradeMark.
Enter any instructions students
may require (due date, format,
Choose whether submissions
will be accepted after due date
(these will be marked as late).
Choose whether an Originality
Report will be generated and
how many submissions are
permitted (one or multiple).
have access to
text will be
Though it is possible to exclude
small matches, bibliographic
detail, etc. from the Originality
Report, it is advisable not at this
stage. A filter can be applied to
toggle these on and off when
viewing the report itself.
For formative assessments, no repository
submission is recommended. For summative
assessments, submission is recommended.
The Assignment has been added
to the specified content area.
The Turnitin Assignment will
appear at the bottom of the list of
resources in the content area. This
can be replaced by clicking and
dragging. Students can identify
the Turnitin Assignment by the
grey and red icon.
The Turnitin Assignment can be
edited by clicking the arrow to the
right of the assignment title and
You are able to upload assignments
of students’ behalf. Choose from
the list of enrolled students.
When students log in, they will
see only their own details.
Add a submission title.
Useful information on file
formats, size limits, etc. is
As well as attaching a file
from your local computer you
can now browse Dropbox and
To access submissions student
have made through the
Turnitin Assignment, go to the
Control Panel > Course Tools >
Choose the link for the Turnitin
Assignment you created.
This will take you to the Assignment
Inbox where you can view Originality
Reports and leave feedback for
In the Assignment Inbox, you will see
a percentage and coloured bar beside
25 – 49% 25 – 49%
The coloured bars indicate how much text has been
matched. This should be closely considered with the
Originality Report itself and not used as a final score.
Click on the percentage or coloured
bar to go to the Originality Report.
If not already active, click on the
Originality button to show the Originality
This pane allows you to view a digest of
where text has come, what sources have
been used and how evidence has been
incorporated into an assessment.
Click on a Match to see its source and
The Match Breakdown helps to interpret
the Similarity Index. E.g. There is a fairly
large highlighted section here, but it is
properly referenced and clearly a quote.
To exclude bibliographic material or
quotations, click the filter icon at the
bottom right. You can then choose
which aspects you may wish to exclude.
Then click Apply Changes.
If there is a reference list this will now
be excluded from the Similarity Index.
You can save or print a copy of the
highlighted Originality Report by clicking
the printer icon.
You can also now use Turnitin on the
iPad. Download and install the Turnitin
App from the App Store. You can then
click on the iPad icon to generate a Class
Access Code to take you straight to the
Assignment Inbox – click to generate
and enter into the App on the iPad.
If not already active, click on
the GradeMark button to show
the feedback pane.
In this pane you can click on
the main document to add a
comment or click and drag
from the Commonly Used
comments (QuickMark) bank.
Click on Comment to create
a new comment, or click
anywhere on the text.
Preview the content of the
Commonly Used comments
by clicking on it. The
associated text will show in
the bottom pane.
Click anywhere on the text to
leave a Comment. You can Save
this so a student can view it and
also Save as a new QuickMark to
add it to the bank of Commonly
Used comments for re-use.
Click on any blue Comment to
view text, Edit or delete.
Click the Comment symbol at the
bottom right to enable General
Comments. Here you can add
longer text comments as well as
record audio feedback (max 3
You can also view the comments
you have left per page by clicking
on the list icon.