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Submitting to Turnitin on a Student’s Behalf

There may be situations where students are unable to submit an assignment to Turnitin themselves. Turnitin allows instructors to submit papers on behalf of students. This guide details the steps to follow:

  1. Click on View/Complete below the assignment title.
A screenshot of a Turnitin submission point, a hyperlink titled 'View/Complete' is shown underneath the assessment description.
  1. Select Single File Upload or Multiple File Upload.
A screenshot of a Turnitin Submission Point, a menu is expanded to show options for single and multiple file upload, and cut and paste or zip file uploads.

Single File Upload

  1. Select the name of the student from the Author drop down.
A screenshot of a Turnitin Submission Point. The author tab is expanded to reveal a list of students.
  1. First and Last name will be automatically populated.
  2. Enter the submission Title.
  3. Click Choose from this computer and navigate to the file.
A screenshot of a Turnitin Submission Point. Three options are listed for uploading files: 'choose from this computer', 'choose from Dropbox' and 'choose from Google Drive'.
  1. The file will be attached. Click Upload.
A screenshot of a Turnitin Submission upload. A word document file is listed, a clear file button is shown next to the title and an upload button below.

Multiple File Upload

  1. Click on browse.
A screenshot of a multiple file upload Turnitin Submission Point. A browse button is shown.
  1. Navigate to the file you would like to submit.
  2. Click on Student drop down and select the student’s name. The last and first name will populate automatically.
A screenshot of a multiple file upload Turnitin Submission Point. A table is now populated with a word document, the student menu is expanded to reveal a list of students.
  1. Enter the submission Title.
A screenshot of a multiple file upload Turnitin Submission Point. A table is now populated with a word document, and the students who have authored the work. A separate text box allows for customised submission titles.
  1. Repeat steps 1, 2, 3 & 4 until all files have been added.
  2. Click Upload All once all the files have been attached.
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