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Setting up an assignment in Turnitin

Updated August 2018 to reflect recent changes.  Turnitin is a service that enables staff to create an electronic dropbox for assignments (formative or summative), to check work for similarity to other work, and to enable online marking and feedback for students. It is integrated into both MyDundee and Moodle. Though these notes cover the use of Turnitin in MyDundee (Blackboard) the options available in Moodle are generally the same, though the interface may look a little different. Adding an Assignment If you can’t see the dark grey boxes, make sure that Edit is set to On. You also need to be enrolled on the course as an instructor to add Turnitin assignments, rather than having admin rights to see a module. Make sure you select Turnitin Direct Assignment, not Assignment. Assignment Details Assessment Name. You can use the instructions for information specific to this assignment (e.g. if you want students to use their matric numbers as the name of the work when they upload it) Submission Method. In most cases, you will want a file upload, rather than getting students to paste text in. Pre-selecting file upload makes it easier for them. Overall Grade. If you are using the 23 point alphanumeric scale, then put 23 in. If you are using Turnitin for formative work, or dissertation similarity checking, then you may wish to use 0. Note:  If you are using multiple...

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Mitigating Circumstances

The University’s Assessment Policy describes how mitigating circumstances should be considered. Guidance notes for students and staff, along with the University’s application form for consideration of mitigating circumstances are provided through the link below. Students are advised to read the guidance notes on mitigating circumstances before completing and submitting an application form for consideration of mitigating circumstances to their School.  Please find the mitigating circumstances deadlines dates for your School/Discipline in the table below: School Discipline/Degree Programme Deadline Comments School of Art and Design UG Programmes Friday, 20 April 2018 School of Dentistry All programmes Friday, 20 April 2018 School of Education & Social Work Msc Community Learning and Development Friday, 1 June 2018 No set deadline, but for purpose of graduating students 1st June. BA Childhood Practice Friday, 1 June 2018 BA Professional Development Friday, 1 June 2018 TQFE Friday, 1 June 2018 PGDE Friday, 1 June 2018 MSc Social Work Friday, 1 June 2018 BA Community Learning and Development Friday, 1 June 2018 BA Social Work Friday, 1 June 2018 MA Education Friday, 1 June 2018 MA Education (Athens) Friday, 1 June 2018 School of Humanities All programmes Friday, 4 May 2018 School of Life Sciences All programmes Friday, 18 May 2018 School of Medicine UG Programme Tuesday, 1 May 2018 School of Nursing & Health Sciences Pre Registration N/A No set deadline, applications taken at anytime, students are...

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Questionmark OnDemand EU – Scheduled Maintenance

We are writing to inform you about upcoming maintenance of the Questionmark OnDemand EU platform (ondemand.questionmark.eu) and advise of potential for downtime/disruption to the service. Maintenance window begins: Saturday, 19-May-2018, 7:00 Maintenance window ends: Saturday, 19-May-2018, 13:00 Potential for downtime/service disruption: During the maintenance window, Questionmark OnDemand customers (and participants taking assessments) will experience service disruptions. Purpose of the Maintenance The purpose of the maintenance is to deploy system updates to ensure the ongoing reliability, security and uptime of the...

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My Dundee Maple TA Service Disruption – April 12th 2018

We have been advised from our business transformation team that Maple TA will be down for a short period of time to allow for implementation of GDPR regulations. The designated time for this update is April 12th 2018 between the hours of 8.00 PM – 10.00 PM. The Maple TA service on My Dundee will not be available during this time while these transitions are carried out. We apologise for any convenience...

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Questionmark OnDemand EU – Scheduled Maintenance

Questionmark OnDemand EU – Scheduled Maintenance (ondemand.questionmark.eu)

We are writing to inform you about upcoming maintenance of the Questionmark OnDemand EU platform (ondemand.questionmark.eu) and advise of potential for downtime/disruption to the service.

Maintenance window begins: Saturday, 17-Mar-2018, 7:00 GMT
Maintenance window ends: Saturday, 17-Mar-2018, 13:00 GMT

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