Turnitin: Staff Guides

Getting Started

This guide gives a brief overview of Turnitin and its functionality.
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This guide explains how to set up a Turnitin assignment and goes through recommended settings to use.
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This guide explains how to make a change to an assignment once it has been created, along with how to delete assignments.
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PeerMark assignments allow students to read, review, and evaluate one or many papers submitted by their classmates. This link will take you to Turnitin's website.
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Marking and Feedback

This guide gives a brief introduction as to where to mark, and what can be marked using Turnitin Feedback Studio.
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This guide explains how to navigate around Feedback Studio and the options available in the toolbar.
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This guide gives more detail on different the different marking tools and methods available within Feedback Studio.
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The Turnitin App will allow you to mark student assessments using an iPad even if you do not have a Wi-Fi connection.
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This guide explains how to release grades and feedback, along with recommendations around moderation and applying late penalties.
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External Examiner Access

Quality Assurance have advised that all external examiners must have a Leeds IT account created before they can be given access to submissions and any other University systems (e.g. Minerva).

See, Leeds IT account for external examiners for more information.

Similarity

This guide explains how Turnitin can be used to support plagiarism detection in line with University policy.
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This guide explains how to open similarity reports, with links to Turnitin's guidance on how to interpret the report.
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This guide covers frequently asked questions about the use of Turnitin in plagiarism detection.
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Administration

This guide explains how to synchronise the Turnitin roster with your Minerva module.
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This guide explains how to download individual papers and perform a bulk download.
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There are two ways to download Turnitin submissions with rubric marks included. Find out more here.
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This guide explains how to delete student submissions.
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