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Turnitin as plagiarism checker

Use Turnitin to detect potential plagiarism in student work.

  1. Create a new Turnitin assignment or edit an existing assignment.
  2. In Assignment options, set report generation speed to On due date. This gives Turnitin web crawlers maximum time to identify potentially plagiarized sources. 
    Note: Journal and newspaper articles less than eight weeks old may not be picked up in the originality report by Turnitin. 
    Assignment menu, generate report date options circled
  3. Leave Students view originality reports as No, to keep the reports hidden. You can change this setting at any time. 
    Set report availability to students
  4. Provide students instructions for submitting Turnitin assignments.