Turnitin

Turnitin is a Core tool for creating and collecting assessments for educators, similar to Handin by Aula.

Introduction

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Academic integrity is at the heart of this tool. Educators can use Turnitin to prevent plagiarism, address contract cheating, and provide constructive feedback to students. Turnitin is trusted by universities, publishers, governmental bodies and organisations around the world to promote and protect original work.

If you’ve been teaching at Coventry, you probably have some experience with the system. Turnitin will continue to be a core educational tool when using Aula.

You can find out more about Turnitin at https://www.turnitin.com, or contact a member of the Learning Enhancement Team, for more information about the tool. There’s also some advice in the Aula Help Centre, such as this article on providing feedback using Turnitin.

Can I use it?

This tool is marked as Core in the Teaching and Learning Ecosystem document, meaning it’s central to teaching and learning and available to all staff. Login for Core tools is typically via Single Sign on or you can contact the Learning Enhancement Team to find out more.

Firewall Status: Safe  This tool is likely to work for learners in countries with more restrictive firewalls

What can I do with it?

There are currently no guides available for this tool. If you’re familiar with it, perhaps you’d consider contributing to the knowledge base?

About the author(s)

  • Noah Mitchell

    I work at Coventry University's Disruptive Media Learning Lab where I focus on digital projects such as Coventry.Domains. I'm passionate about digital fluency, design and user experience.

Updated on December 2, 2020

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