Turnitin unavailable for maintenance on 7 January

We have been informed that Turnitin will not be available for any purpose on Saturday 7 January 2017, 3pm-11pm due to essential maintenance. This means students will not be able to submit their work and staff will not be able to access reports during that time period. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause…

Turnitin unavailable for maintenance on 3 December

We have been informed that Turnitin will not be available for any purpose on 3 December, 3-7pm due to server maintenance and upgrades to increase capacity. This means students will not be able to submit their work and staff will not be able to access reports during that time period. We apologise for any inconvenience…

Turnitin unavailable for maintenance on 5 November

We have been informed that Turnitin will not be available for any purpose on 5 November, 1-6pm due to server maintenance and upgrades. This means students will not be able to submit their work and staff will not be able to access reports during that time period. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause…

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Turnitin submissions in the Grade Centre

Submissions to Turnitin made by students between 22 January and 29 January 2014 may not have appeared in the Grade Centre. This issue is now resolved, and those submissions should now appear.  If you have submissions that you think should appear but don’t, you can ‘force’ the submissions to synchronise with the Grade Centre by: Expand Control Panel…

TurnitinUK maintenance – 10 August 2013, 3:00-7:00 pm

Please note that TurnitinUK will have a scheduled system maintenance on Saturday 10 August 2013 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM BST. Due to the maintenance, TurnitinUK may be briefly unavailable between those times meaning that you might be unable to access student submissions or originality reports and students may find that they are unable to…

Staff development on demand – online assessment and feedback

A range of staff development sessions around online assessment and feedback took place during October and covered the following topics: Blackboard Assignments & Grade Centre Blackboard Assignments & Feedback Rubrics Turnitin for automatic referencing feedback Some of these sessions were delivered online via Blackboard Collaborate, and these recordings are now available to access from the…

Blackboard Workshops for October 2012

The following staff development sessions around online assessment and feedback are available to book throughout October: Blackboard Assignments & Feedback Rubrics. Learn how setting Assignments and using Feedback Rubrics in your Blackboard site can enable efficient and effective assignment management and feedback online. Click the link to book: Wednesday 17 October 2012, 11:00-12:30, Owen 332,…

Turnitin digital receipts

Turnitin has changed how students access receipts for their submissions by introducing digital receipts. Students will still receive an email receipt confirming their submission, but it will no longer include text from their paper. Instead it will contain a confirmation message and directions for how to access the PDF digital receipt. The digital receipt will…

Turnitin maintenance – Saturday 16 June 2012, 15:00-19:00

The Turnitin service may be unavailable during a scheduled maintenance period on Saturday 16 June 2012, from 15:00 to 19:00 UK time. During this time, it may not be possible to make submissions to Turnitin, nor view existing submissions and originality reports. If you do have any Turnitin assignments with a due date set during…

New Turnitin support resources for staff and students

Many staff are using Turnitin with their students to improve referencing or teach about academic integrity. However Turnitin has a different interface than Blackboard which sometimes leads to staff confusion about how to set it up and how to access and interpret the reports it generates.  To help with this, faculty e-learning advisers have created some screencast tutorials about…