The Tufts contract with Turnitin is an instructor only service.
Students cannot check their own papers via Turnitin without an instructor created assignment.
Turnitin will then produce an Originality report which will detail all the matches.
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This will open the Turnitin inbox for the assignment. You should click on the pencil icon to start grading; or the numerical value if a paper has already been graded.
In short, Feedback Studio offers the following functionality: Peer Mark will allow students to review submissions made by their peers (to a standard Turnitin Assignment) and grade/answer questions related to that submission.D2L refers to plagiarism detection as "originality checking." If you select this option within a folder's settings, D2L will check all files that students submit for matches in Turnitin's database of Internet sources, academic journals and publications, and student papers.Turnitin works for the following document types: MS Word, Word Perfect, Post Script, PDF, HTML, RTF, and plain text.Click on the link of the relevant Turnitin Assignment to open the inbox. Originality reports are accessed under the column SIMILARITY.They are colour coded to show the material which may have been copied (from blue for low percentage to red for high percentage). Please note that reports should be checked as a high percentage could be due to large use of references. If an assignment is set to allow any file type, you may see a mix of Originality Report icons and "–", indicating a report cannot be generated due to the file type of the submission.Instructors can arrange to have papers submitted to the Trunk Assignments tool checked, by Turnitin, for potential unoriginal content by comparing submitted papers to several databases using a proprietary algorithm.Turnitin scans the Internet, its own databases, and also has licensing agreements with large academic proprietary databases.Most of Peer Mark is automated but it does require some additional set-up.Today, piracy has become a constant issue in educational institutions as students create many assignments using a large amount of research in a small amount of time.Instructors receive (in the Trunk Assignments tool) an “Originality Report” from Turnitin for each student submission.Turnitin can be used only once If you have students submitting a "draft" paper assignment and assign a Turnitin originality report to it, you will need to create a second assignment for Turnitin to check the final draft of the paper.