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Turnitin as teaching tool

Use Turnitin to teach students proper quotation and citation methods. You may want to review the article: Using Turnitin To Teach Students About Plagiarism.

  1. Create a new Turnitin assignment or edit an existing assignment.
  2. In Assignment options, set report generation speed to Immediately, reports can be overwritten until due date. This gives students multiple attempts to improve their work. 
    Assignment page, report generate options circled
  3. Set Students view originality reports to Yes
    Allow students to view the reports
  4. Provide students instructions for submitting Turnitin assignments and interpreting originality reports
    Note: Journal and newspaper articles less than eight weeks old may not be picked up in the originality report by Turnitin.