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Tag: Turnitin

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Introducing help.turnitin.com

February 22nd, 2019 at 03:02

Turnitin have advised us that from 9 March 2019, their help website at guides.turnitin.com will no longer be available. Instead, help.turnitin.com will become the new help and guidance site for Turnitin. (For University-specific guidance see the end of this post.) New features: Users can now view refreshed and reorganised content, filter their search results by their product e.g. Feedback [...]

Working online more comfortably #3: More accessible ways to use Turnitin Feedback Studio

February 5th, 2019 at 09:02

The Turnitin HelpDesk passed onto me a good tip for those who prefer or need a larger font when creating or reading Bubble comments and general feedback in Feedback Studio. First open Notepad and paste into it the following code: <font size=”+2″>Test</font> Keep Notepad open When marking, each time you create a new bubble comment. [...]

Word counts and Turnitin

January 22nd, 2019 at 08:01

We are often asked about Turnitin Word counts. Turnitin states that they use a word counting algorithm very similar to that of Microsoft Word but not identical.   Turnitin does not count the words in text boxes, footnotes, and end-notes since these are not included by default.  For example, if the whole paper (e.g., a form) [...]

How to delete a QuickMark from a set (Turnitin Feedback Studio)

December 4th, 2018 at 02:12

Sometimes you can end up with a number of QuickMarks in the set you normally use that have become too cumbersome and you want to slim them down. The first thing I would do is to create your own QuickMark set, rather than using the pre-created ones. You can duplicate the original set and then [...]

Choosing between Moodle and Turnitin Assignments

July 25th, 2018 at 11:07

Here are a series of infographics to help decide which type of assignment is best for a particular piece of coursework.  For more information contact your Faculty Learning Technology Consultant who’ll be happy to help with both general principles or a specific situation: Arts: Sally Hanford Engineering: Claire Chambers Medicine & Health Sciences: Anne Rockcliffe [...]

Blind double marking with Turnitin

May 16th, 2018 at 09:05

Neither Moodle nor Turnitin goes very far in technically enabling double marking, second marking, moderation, sampling, etc., let alone blind double marking. In most cases, an external document such as a spreadsheet, or two spreadsheets, are still the best way to manage double marking. The two are then compared and an agreed final mark and [...]

Turnitin assignments or Moodle assignments?

November 22nd, 2016 at 08:11

There are two types of assignment dropbox available in Moodle: Turnitin assignments or Moodle assignments.  When choosing which to use in your module, first check what your School recommends. We now have recommendations across the whole of Social Sciences and many other Schools also have preferred suggestions.  In both types of dropboxes, the excellent Turnitin [...]

New Test Your Text Turnitin dropboxes

May 12th, 2016 at 03:05

As we near the end of the semester we know that there is a vast increase in the number of assignment submissions through Turnitin. This includes Test Your Text. To speed up students getting their similarity reports, we have taken action to replace the Test Your Text module in Moodle with a new one, and [...]

Submitting assignments through Moodle and successfully using Turnitin

April 22nd, 2016 at 08:04

Coursework submission period has come round again and it’s time to offer you some tips to successfully submit assignments through Moodle including Turnitin. There is a current known issue that Turnitin GradeMark does not load in Safari browsers – it affects both staff marking and students viewing feedback and the workaround is to use a [...]

Six tips for successful Turnitin submissions

November 12th, 2015 at 01:11

As we enter the coursework deadline period we are starting to get a lot of queries about submitting to Turnitin and Moodle assignment Here are six top tips to ensure your assignment submission is uploaded successfully without you needing to contact us! If you are submitting an assignment to a Turnitin or Moodle Assignment then [...]