This article is part of a series explaining changes and new features introduced in Blackboard for the 2019/20 academic year. Adding a due date to the linked grade column of a third party assessment tool (such as Turnitin and PebblePad) will now show to students in the Calendar and due date notifications. The due date…
Turnitin have a scheduled system maintenance on Saturday 13 July 2019, from 16:00 until midnight. Due to the maintenance, Turnitin will be unavailable between those times.
Turnitin have a scheduled system maintenance on Saturday 5th January 2019 from 16:00 until midnight (6th January). Due to the maintenance, Turnitin will be unavailable between those times.
Turnitin says the problems they experienced are now fixed, and everyone should be able to access it as usual again. They apologise for the length of the outage. If you are still experiencing any difficulties accessing Turnitin after restarting your browser, please contact IT Help.
Some users may have trouble logging into Turnitin right now. Turnitin is trying to fix this issue as quickly as possible.
Turnitin has been added to SHU’s PebblePad system, meaning that student submissions can now be sent directly to Turnitin for originality checking rather than needing to be downloaded and sent separately. Guidance on how to enable the feature within an Atlas workspace and send student submissions to the service is available in TELHelp.
Turnitin will be completely unavailable from 4pm-midnight on Tuesday 10 July. Neither staff nor students will be able to access it during that period.
Turnitin has advised us that the service will be unavailable to all users from 4pm – 10pm on Saturday 17 March. This maintenance is due to hardware updates and performance improvements that will ensure Turnitin remains stable, particularly during high submission periods.
Currently, if you have Turnitin Assignment which you want students to upload their work to, you can set it so that students can upload work an unlimited amount of times up to the due date. In this instance, Turnitin will start generating an originality report for the students’ work immediately when they first upload a file…
Note that Turnitin has advised us that it will be unavailable to all users from 4pm on 27 December until 1am on 28 December. This is due to maintenance to add additional capacity to their service.