Turnitin is an originality checking and plagiarism prevention service that checks student writing for citation mistakes or inappropriate copying. The Turnitin plugin for Canvas offers many activities in one easy-to-use service. Turnitin is available for assignments.
Using Turnitin with an Assignment
From the course menu on the left, click Assignments.
Click the Add assignment button (+) on the upper right.
Enter a Name and Description/Instructions for the assignment.
Enter Points, choose an Assignment Group, and Display Grade as needed.
For Submission Type, select External Tool.
For Enter or find an External Tool URL, click Find.
In Configure External Tool, scroll down and click Turnitin.
Click Select.The Turnitin URL will appear in the URL field.
When finished selecting assignment options, click Save at the bottom. The Turnitin inbox window appears.
Click Settings. Make changes or add information as needed.
Click the 3 vertical lines icon on the right.
Click Settings. Then clcik Optional settings.
Select the Turnitin options you want to use. (Note: If you want students to see their similarity report for this assignment, be sure to check that option.)
Turnitin Feedback Studio
The Turnitin Feedback Studio allows instructors to view, comment on, and grade student submissions.