Turnitin has thorough training materials and tutorials on their website:
Please refer to the documents below during the workshop:
Follow the links below to view answers to frequently asked questions about the Blackboard integration.
The Turnitin Assignment in Blackboard plugin supports the full Turnitin Suite: Originality Checking, and GradeMark. When this plugin has been installed users can access Turnitin from within Blackboard. This means that all instances where Turnitin is used, the actual Turnitin screen appears within Blackboard. With this plugin, papers submitted to the Turnitin assignment are only stored in Turnitin. The Turnitin Assignment in Blackboard plugin is recommended for users who would like to use the full Turnitin Suite.
Although the Blackboard Basic integration incorporates all of the Turnitin functionality, some users may prefer to only work from within the Blackboard interface. Customers with such a desire can use the Turnitin Direct Assignment in the Blackboard integration. ***Note: This option is being phased out and will no longer be support by summer 2017.***
The Turnitin Direct Assignmentin Blackboard plugin supports Turnitin Originality Checking and GradeMark. By using the Turnitin Direct Assignmentin Blackboard plugin, all Turnitin actions have been incorporated seamlessly into the Blackboard workflow. This includes: Turnitin assignment creation, submitting papers to the assignment, and accessing Originality Reports and GradeMark. With this plugin, papers submitted to a Turnitin assignment are stored in both Blackboard and Turnitin. This plugin also allows student users to access their submissions in Turnitin.
The Turnitin Direct Assignmentin Blackboard plugin is recommended for users who would like Turnitin to be incorporated seamlessly into the Blackboard workflow and only wish to use Turnitin Originality Checking and GradeMark.
How long will it take to receive the Turnitin Originality Report?
Originality Reports are usually ready for viewing within 10 minutes. However, it may take up to 24 hours during peak times such as the middle or the end of semesters when many papers are being submitted to Turnitin.
If you use a course-copy feature to migrate content to a new course, you can also migrate your Turnitin assignments. There are two acceptable ways to copy assignments in Blackboard Direct:
To use Course Recycle:
There are three options for choosing when Originality Reports are generated. Here's what each one means:
The Turnitin tools are available by default in TTU Blackboard courses. To view these settings, Open the course's Control Panel, find Customization and click Tool Availability.
The next step is to create a Turnitin assignment in your course. See Creating a Turnitin Direct Assignment in Blackboard.