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Turnitin currently accepts the following file types for upload into an assignment:  
Turnitin currently accepts the following file types for upload into an assignment:  
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*Microsoft Word™ (DOC and DOCX)  
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*Microsoft Word® (.doc / .docx)*
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*Corel WordPerfect®  
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*OpenOffice (.odt)**
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*WordPerfect® (.wpd)
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*PostScript (.ps/.eps)
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*Adobe® PDF
*HTML  
*HTML  
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*Adobe PostScript®
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*Rich text format (.rtf)
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*Plain text (TXT)  
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*Plain text (.txt)
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*Rich Text Format (RTF)  
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*Hangul Word Processor file (.hwp)
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*Portable Document Format (PDF)
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**The file size may not exceed 20 MB. Files of larger size may be reduced in size by removal of non-text content or the instructor may be contacted to request multiple assignments to submit the document in sections.  
**The file size may not exceed 20 MB. Files of larger size may be reduced in size by removal of non-text content or the instructor may be contacted to request multiple assignments to submit the document in sections.  
**Note: Text only files may not exceed 2 MB.  
**Note: Text only files may not exceed 2 MB.  
**Note: PDF documents must contain text to be submitted. PDF files containing only images of text will be rejected during the upload attempt.
**Note: PDF documents must contain text to be submitted. PDF files containing only images of text will be rejected during the upload attempt.
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The paper being submitted must contain more than 20 words, must be under 20MB (or approximately two million characters), must not exceed 400 pages in length, and must not contain spaces in between every letter (l i k e  t h i s).
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Please note that Turnitin does not support:
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*Microsoft Works (.wps) file types.
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*Apple Pages file types.
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*Spreadsheets (ex. Excel files) or PowerPoint files.
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*PDF files of images, or PDF files which do not contain highlightable text (ex. a "scanned" file, which is often simply a picture of text, is unacceptable).
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If an unsupported word processor is being used, you may need to save the file as a TXT or RTF file in order to upload to Turnitin.

Revision as of 18:02, 13 June 2013

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



Contents

How to Access Turnitin

In Assignments

Turnitin Standalone Account




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 Instructor 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.
Instructor Tutorials

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Student Tutorials

These tutorials are only relevant if students will be uploading papers directly to a Turnitin course created in turnitin.com. If the course is using e-Learning, students will simply upload their submissions to the Assignments tool.


Acceptable File Types and Size

Turnitin currently accepts the following file types for upload into an assignment:

The paper being submitted must contain more than 20 words, must be under 20MB (or approximately two million characters), must not exceed 400 pages in length, and must not contain spaces in between every letter (l i k e t h i s).

Please note that Turnitin does not support:

If an unsupported word processor is being used, you may need to save the file as a TXT or RTF file in order to upload to Turnitin.

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