Turnitin is an Internet-based plagiarism-prevention service created by iParadigms, LLC.
Essays written by students are submitted to Turnitin, which checks the documents for unoriginal content. The results can be used to identify similarities to existing sources or can be used in formative assessment to help students learn how to avoid plagiarism and improve their writing.
Our Learning Management System, Canvas, has Turnitin integrated inside it.
The Turnitin website has additional resources, such as White Papers, Webcasts, Research, and Blogs that showcases the features and potential of this software. Visit the Turnitin Resource Webpage to access these resources.
There are two options to use Turnitin:
Option 1: Enabling the Turnitin Online option
- You can enable Turnitin in the editing options while selecting the Online option under the submission type for an assignment. In this option, you can see the Originality Check and use GradeMark.
Option 2: Using the Turnitin External Tool
- You can enable Turnitin in the editing options when selecting the External Tool option under the Submission type for an assignment. In this option, you can see the Originality Check, use GradeMark, PeerMark, Grade Anything, and the ETS® e-rater® technology.
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