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Turnitin is an online anti-plagiarism service which compares student submissions to millions of websites and papers submitted for exact matches. Instructors can verify if students properly cited their sources. The reports are integrated into the [[Assignments]] tool in E-Learning in Sakai, or Turnitin can be used as a stand-alone product, offering more tools such as peer review and grading rubrics.
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== Overview and Features ==
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Turnitin is a suite of online tools designed to enhance the Assignment submission process.  Turnitin offers:
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*'''Originality Check''' - student submission are compared to billions of websites and other papers submitted and highlights exact matches. Instructors can verify if students obtained their information from appropriate sources and properly cited those sources.
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*'''GradeMark''' - Create interactive grading rubrics and provide feedback to students quickly and efficiently.
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*'''PeerMark''' - Allows students to review each others submissions.
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== Accessing Turnitin ==
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*'''If you simply want to view the originality report, you do not need a Turnitin account.'''  When you create an Assignment in your e-Learning course, check the "Use Turnitin" box and a report will be generated for each submission.
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*If, however, you would like to access the other GradeMark and PeerMark features of Turnitin, or you would like to submit any paper at any time for an Originality report, you will want to [https://lss.at.ufl.edu/forms/turnitin.shtml request a standalone Turnitin account].
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== Using Turnitin in e-Learning ==
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* See [[Assignments]]
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== Using Turnitin Standalone ==
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If you are the primary instructor for a course, or you are a TA managing the course for the primary instructor, you may request a Turnitin account.  If you are a TA who is simply assisting the primary instructor, do not request a Turnitin account.  The primary instructor will create a TA role for you on his/her Turnitin account.
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#Request an account from e-Learning Support Services using the [https://lss.at.ufl.edu/forms/turnitin.shtml Instuctor Turnitin Request Form].
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#Fill out the form and  click Submit.
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#You will receive a confirmation e-mail that the message has been received and a ticket has been created.  It may take 1-2 business days to process your request.
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#Once the account is ready, you will receive an e-mail from Turnitin with your username and password, the link to login, and usage instructions.
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==== Instructor Tutorials ====
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*[http://turnitin.com/static/community/instructors.php Getting Started with Turnitin]
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*[http://turnitin.com/static/helpCenter/hcInst.php Turnitin Instructor Articles]

Revision as of 19:26, 16 February 2011

Contents

Overview and Features

Turnitin is a suite of online tools designed to enhance the Assignment submission process. Turnitin offers:

Accessing Turnitin

Using Turnitin in e-Learning

Using Turnitin Standalone

If you are the primary instructor for a course, or you are a TA managing the course for the primary instructor, you may request a Turnitin account. If you are a TA who is simply assisting the primary instructor, do not request a Turnitin account. The primary instructor will create a TA role for you on his/her Turnitin account.

  1. Request an account from e-Learning Support Services using the Instuctor Turnitin Request Form.
  2. Fill out the form and click Submit.
  3. You will receive a confirmation e-mail that the message has been received and a ticket has been created. It may take 1-2 business days to process your request.
  4. Once the account is ready, you will receive an e-mail from Turnitin with your username and password, the link to login, and usage instructions.

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