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Tutorial overview

Set up assignments that are capable of being checked and scrutinised via Turnitin,

This tutorial is rated as - 2 Computers - Moderately technical

You'll need the following software - A web browser which is WebCT compatible (Internet explorer) - for this example. An alternative approach is to submit it directly to the main site, in which case you can use Internet Explorer 5.5 and higher, Netscape 7.0 and higher, Mozilla Firefox or Safari 1.0 and higher.

You'll need the following hardware - A PC with internet access

The other factors might help - Any written assignment which students will need to submit over WebCT (for this example). It is possible to submit essays manually to the website itself. For more information please visit here

You'll need to work through the following steps:-

For staff who want to use Turnitin for an assignment, please see below.

This part of the tutorial is available as an online presentation you can watch and go step by step through the process. Click here to watch the presentation

Students will see the following (open the video) when submitting a turnitin assignment

This part of the tutorial is available as an online presentation you can watch and go step by step through the process. Click here to watch the presentation

A manual is also available (in Adobe Acrobat PDF format) here.

You can see more guidance here

Possible benefits - Students work will be automatically tested for plagiarism.

tbc Tutorial key

Beginner - Beginner

Easy to achieve, little or no techinical skill required. E.g. The ability to use MS office.

Intermediate - Intermediate

Already using e-learning to support teaching and learning, for example you may already have a WebCT course.

Experienced - Experienced

Well versed in the use of e-learning technologies. E.g. The ability to create interactive content or use an image manipulation package.

If you require any assistance please contact the IS Learning Team.

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