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ITS Tutorials: Turnitin

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Introductory Plagarism Detection

An expert trainer from Turnitin will conduct a live training session on the use of Turnitin, covering everything from assignment set-up through the use of the originality checking, peer review, and grading tools to evaluate student work, via and Blackboard. (click "CHOOSE WORKSHOP" to read more)

During the session we will discuss how Turnitin can be used to support the institution’s academic integrity policies at the classroom or course level. We will also cover strategies for helping students understand how plagiarism can take form or examine the more popular sites that students visit online, and discuss how to use a rubric to help students develop critical awareness of the quality of the sites that they visit.

You will also learn about PeerMark, Turnitin's integrated peer assessment tool, which allows students to critique each other's work either anonymously or attributed. There will be ample opportunity to ask questions and dive into the full Turnitin feature set.


  • Basic Computer Skills

Tutorial documents:

We are not offering “Turnitin” any more times this semester.

Past courses this semester

We’ve offered Turnitin one earlier time this semester.

  • Tuesday, April 28 with iTeam staff


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