Turnitin Help & Support

This is the Turnitin section of the Resources Hub. This page will give you an overview of the tool, links to help and support guide, frequently asked questions and related articles/videos.

Turnitin is the leading provider of text-matching software, designed to support students with their academic writing and assist in the detection of plagiarism. Turnitin is fully  integrated into Blackboard and is the recommended method for student submissions of text based assignments. Below are some features of Turnitin:

  • Originality Check – The originality Report is generated follwiing a comparison between the text of submission against a database and will highligh text which matches entries in their database
  • GradeMark Digital Assessment – GradeMark allows instructors to quickly grade and provide feedback on Student’s submissions
  • PeerMark – PeerMark enables instructors to allow students to read, review and evaluate each others work.

IMPORTANT: If using the Turnitin LTI, you MUST manually hide the column in Grade Centre to avoid mark leakage.