How do I create a Turnitin Submission Point? (Staff)

*Please note: For a complete guide including Optional Settings please see the Quick Start Guide to Turnitin

  • Go to the module in Blackboard and click Assessment and Feedback on the left-hand menu.
  • Select Assessments and Turnitin Assignment:

  • Select the assignment type – this should always be Paper Assignment
  • Click Next Step

  • Enter the Assignment title – Give it a meaningful name and state the assignment
  • Enter the Point Value – For graded assignments the Point Value should be (The total marks for the assignment and not the weighting of the assignment in the module.) If there are no marks but only feedback the value should be left blank, and it will default to 0.
  • Enter the Start Date – the date and time the assignment submission point will become
  • Enter the Due Date – the date and time the assignment must be submitted This should be during the day on a weekday so there are staff available who can assist students if they have difficulty submitting an assignment.
  • Enter the Post Date – the date when marks are posted to the Grade Centre and are made available to studen Normally, this is 3 weeks’ after the due date. If retrospective Post Dates are selected marks and feedback may be lost.

  • If anonymous marking is used on the Post Date:
    • Students’ names become available and their marks are visible
    • Marks pass from Turnitin to the Grade Centre
    • Students can view their marks and feedback
  • If anonymous marking is not used, on the Post Date:
    • Students can view their marks and feedback.

  • For further information on Optional Settings please see the Quick Start Guide to Turnitin
  • Click Save and the assignment submission point will be set
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