This article provides general guidance on setting up a Turnitin assignment on Learning Space
Please note that you will normally need to set up two Turnitin submission links per assignment.
All summative assessment submission links need to be created within the Assessment section of the module page.
Head to the Assessment section on the page (ensuring that you have turned editing on) and click the button to 'Add an activity or resource'. Choose Turnitin Assignment from the list, and you will see this:
Under the General heading, give the assignment a name. Please ensure that you name the assignment with the title that corresponds with the title of the assignment on the student record system. Avoid a non-specific name such as "Upload your work here".
If you would like to mention something related to the assessment or instructions for your students to follow enter them into the Summary text box, and tick the box to 'Display description on page' to ensure that it is shown to the students.
|Submission Type||File Upload|
|Number of Parts||1|
NB You may require multiple files per assignment. If this is the case specify the number of files by choosing the same number of parts.
|Maximum File Size||Site upload limit (40MB)|
|Allow submission of any file type?||Yes|
|Display Originality Reports to Students||Yes|
|Grade Display||Show grades as Fraction (e.g. 89/100)|
|Auto Refresh Grades / Scores||Yes, automatically refresh originality scores and grades|
Under the Grade heading
Scale: leave on default
Maximum grade: 100
|Grade to pass||Leave blank|
Under the Assignment Part 1 heading
|Start Date||Specify the date on which you would the students to be able to submit from|
|Due Date||Specify the deadline that matches with the official record on the student record system|
|Post Date||This is the date that feedback and grades (if used) are released to students. Normally this is three working weeks from the deadline.|
|Allow submissions after the due date||Yes (for standard submission deadlines)|
No (for end of year resubmissions)
|Store Student Papers||Standard Respository|
|Report Generation Speed||Generate reports immediately (students can resubmit until the due date) After 3 submissions reports generate after 24 hours.|
|Check against stored student papers||Yes|
|Check against internet||Yes|
|Check against journals, periodicals and publications||Yes|
|Exclude Quoted Material||No|
|Exclude small matches||Leave blank|
Under the GradeMark Options heading
Attach a rubric to this assignment: 'No rubric'
If you would like to use rubrics for your assessment please get in touch as there are different ways of organising this if the same rubric is to be used across different modules.
Adjust any of the comment settings if required and click on 'Save and return to module'.
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