What is Turnitin?
Turnitin is UWA’s only text-matching software, and our Assessment Policy requires we submit all text-based assignments through text-matching. The marking tools available in Turnitin can help you increase the quality of your feedback and the efficiency of your marking for any type of assignment.
This online platform is integrated with and accessed via your LMS Blackboard unit, and it allows us to:
- Accept and manage student assignments
- Mark and provide feedback to students
- Check student submissions for text-matches, which can sometimes indicate academic misconduct
- Top 15 misconceptions about Turnitin: https://www.turnitin.com/blog/top-15-misconceptions-about-turnitin
Turnitin resources for staff
- Creating assignments
- Viewing assignment submissions
- Marking assignments
- Using QuickMarks (creating, saving, sets, sharing sets)
- Assigning criteria to bubble and QuickMark comments
- Recording voice comments
- Mark without a submission
- Uploading rubrics to Turnitin from Excel or a .rbc file
- Create a standard rubric within Turnitin
- Mark in the rubric side panel
- Mark in the expanded rubric manager
- Text-matching and similarity reports
Turnitin help for students
If your students ask for help with understanding how Turnitin works, you may wish to provide them with these links to resources.
For all the Turnitin help resources relevant to our version of the product, visit https://help.turnitin.com/feedback-studio/blackboard/basic/instructor/instructor-category.htm
- If you experience technical issues, please email the e-Learning Help Desk at email@example.com.
For help designing Turnitin assignments, please contact your Faculty EEU team:
- Arts, Business, Law & Education
- Engineering & Mathematical Sciences
- Health & Medical Sciences