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Check for potential plagiarism with Turnitin

See how to use this software that is built into Blackboard and compares students' writing to online sources, journals, and other student papers.

Watch the video below or follow the steps under the video.

1. Click on your course name in Blackboard.

Click on your course name in Blackboard.

2. Click on the Assignments section of your course.

Click on the Assignments section of your course.

3. Under Assessments, click on Turnitin Assignment.

Under Assessments, click on Turnitin Assignment.

4. Check that Paper Assignment is selected as the type of assignment, and click Next Step.

Check that Paper Assignment is selected as the type of assignment, and click Next Step.

5. In the New Assignment section, enter the information for the assignment.

5.1. In the Assignment title box, enter the name of your assignment.

5.2. In the Point value box,  you have the option of entering the number of points the assignment is worth.

5.3. In the Start date section, enter the date and time the assignment will be available to students.

5.4. In the Due date section, enter the due date of the assignment.

5.5. In the Post date section, you have the option of entering the date you would like student to view comments and grades left on their papers.

In the Post date section, you have the option of entering the date you would like student to view comments and grades left on their papers.

6. Expand the Optional settings menu in order to set any additional settings.

Expand the Optional settings menu in order to set any additional settings.

6.1. Enter special instructions to students about the assignment.

Enter special instructions to students about the assignment.

6.2. Under Allow submissions after the due date, selecting yes will allow students to submit the assignment after the date if they have not previously made a submission. If set to No, students will not be able to submit after the due date of the assignment.

Under Allow submissions after the due date, selecting yes will allow students to submit the assignment after the date if they have not previously made a submission. If set to No, students will not be able to submit after the due date of the assignment.

6.3. Under Generate Originality Reports for submissions, click Yes.

Under Generate Originality Reports for submissions, click Yes.

6.4. Click on the arrow next to the drop box for Generate Originality Reports for student submissions and select when you would like the Originality Report created.

Click on the arrow next to the drop box for Generate Originality Reports for student submissions and select when you would like the Originality Report created.

6.5. Select Yes for Exclude bibliographic materials from Similarity Index for all papers in this assignment if you would like to exclude text appearing in the bibliography, works cited, or references section of students papers from being check for matches when generating Originality Reports.

Select Yes for Exclude bibliographic materials from Similarity Index for all papers in this assignment if you would like to exclude text appearing in the bibliography, works cited, or references section of students papers from being check for matches when generating Originality Reports.

6.6. Select Yes for Exclude quoted materials from Similarity Index for all papers in this assignment if you would like to exclude text appearing int he quotes from being checked for matches when generating Originality Reports.

Select Yes for Exclude quoted materials from Similarity Index for all papers in this assignment if you would like to exclude text appearing int he quotes from being checked for matches when generating Originality Reports.

6.7. Select Yes for Exclude small matches if you would like to exclude matches that are not of sufficient length from being considered when generating Originality Reports.

Select Yes for Exclude small matches if you would like to exclude matches that are not of sufficient length from being considered when generating Originality Reports.

6.8. Select Yes under Allow students to see Originality Reports if you would like students to be able to review the reports.

Select Yes under Allow students to see Originality Reports if you would like students to be able to review the reports.

6.9. You can have your grades displayed to students all at the same time by selecting Yes in the Reveal grades to students only on post date section.

You can have your grades displayed to students all at the same time by selecting Yes in the Reveal grades to students only on post date section.

6.10. In the Submit papers to section, select standard paper repository if you would like the students’ papers to be added toTurnitin’s database of student papers. Otherwise, select no repository.

In the Submit papers to section, select standard paper repository if you would like the students’ papers to be added toTurnitin’s database of student papers. Otherwise, select no repository.

7. Click Submit.

Click Submit.

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