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Turnitin Assignment Types

Turnitin is a third party assignment type that we have in use in our instance of Moodle. Turnitin will accept text-based submissions in most common formats, such as Word or PDF, and provides the student with a similarity report by comparing submitted student files with an extensive range of public web, subscription-based sources and past student work.

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Create a Turnitin Assignment

Turnitin is a third party assignment type that we have in use in our instance of Moodle. Turnitin will accept text-based submissions in most common formats, such as Word or PDF, and provides the student with a similarity report by comparing submitted student files with an extensive range of public web, subscription-based sources and past student work.

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Turnitin Plagiarism Declaration

Each time a student makes a submission to a Turnitin activity either in your module or in another module for another lecturer they will have to accept a plagiarism declaration, they will not be able to proceed unless they accept this declaration.

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How do I add or edit an Assignment?

Lecturers can create an assignment activity in any of their module areas.  This will allow students in the group to submit a file or files for marking as part of their continuous assessment.  The students can be given feedback as well as grades for this assignment.  Lecturers can decide when this feedback is released when the set up the assignment.

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