How to: Use Turnitin in Canvas

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Turnitin is a text-matching software that assists students to demonstrate academic integrity in their work. It also allows instructors to easily provide feedback to students and assess their work quickly. Through Feedback Studio, instructors can engage students with targeted feedback. There are two ways to set up a Turnitin assignment, however in order to ensure that the assessment is listed under … Read More

How to: Get Started with Canvas – 5 First Steps

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Canvas is a cloud-based Learning Management System (LMS). Developed by the US-based company Instructure in 2008, it is now used by more than 2000 schools and institutions. Preview student submissions and provide feedback in the same frame Incorporate multiple content and activity types into a single simple learning pathway Integrate external tools for use within the Canvas space Students can create and … Read More

How to: Canvas Assignments

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A Canvas assignment can be any graded item; papers, quizzes, or even an in-class presentation. It can be anything you wish to record for a student. Create Assignment Groups to categorise work or tasks such as attendance, discussions, papers, quizzes, etc. All groups can be used to create a weighted total for the final grade. Customise submission types from students (you … Read More

Updates to Turnitin Resources

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You would remember my post “Introducing Turnitin Feedback” from the 1st of March about the new Turnitin Interface.  In the past few days, I have been updating some of our existing Turnitin resources, providing new instructions and videos on how to use Turnitin Feedback Studio.   When visiting those resources, you will notice that links to instructions and resources for Turnitin … Read More

Introducing Turnitin Studio Feedback

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On Friday 2 December 2016, RMIT University upgraded its version of Turnitin Classic to the new Feedback Studio.  While still offering the same functionalities as the old version, Feedback Studio offers a more simplify, streamlined and intuitive interface by bringing together into one single menu bar the grading, feedback, and similarity checking.  The new interface allows instructors to have all the feedback … Read More

How to: Create a Blackboard assignment submission

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What is a Blackboard Assignment? A Blackboard Assignment is an online assignment submission tool that includes the following features: The following document will step you through the process of setting up a Blackboard assignment. You can follow the links in the document, and note that related how-to’s are listed below should you want to learn more. Download (PDF, 3.33MB) This … Read More

Student Guide: Using the similarity checker in Turnitin

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Assignments submitted via Turnitin can be checked for originality against a wide variety of sources including previous student papers, online databases, internet sources and other uploaded documents. To learn more about how you can use the originality checker in Turnitin Classic, watch the Turnitin Student training video below. For instructions using Studio Feedback, visit the Interpreting the Similarity Report page. … Read More

How to: Use the similarity checker in Turnitin

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Originality checking

Assignments submitted via Turnitin can be checked for originality against a wide variety of sources including previous student papers, online databases, internet sources and other uploaded documents. To learn more about how you can use the originality checker in Turnitin Classic and Studio Feedback, watch the Instructor training videos below. You can also find more information on the Interpreting the … Read More

How to: Provide audio feedback using Turnitin

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Turnitin can be used to provide students with audio feedback on their assignments. Audio feedback is a great way to make a student’s feedback feel more personal. To learn more about how you can provide audio feedback in Turnitin Classic or in Studio Feedback, watch the videos below. Note also the related links at the bottom of the post, should … Read More

How to: Use The QuickMark manager in Turnitin

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Turnitin provides a collection of commonly used comments which you can use to provide feedback to students by marking up their work. These can be customised, and they can be shared with multiple markers to improve marking consistency and efficiency. To learn more about how you can manage the QuickMark function in Turnitin Classic and Studio Feedback watch the instructor … Read More