Category: Turnitin

Turnitin Issues

Update: We are pleased to advise that service has been restored. We’ve fixed it! Due to unforeseen circumstances, you may have been unable to view Similarity Reports in Turnitin and Turnitin UK today. We are pleased to advise that service has been restored. We encountered a disruption between the following times: PST Feb 17th 02:41…

Important: Turnitin, My Dundee and Notifications 

What’s the issue? Students and Staff are receiving false or misleading notifications about Turnitin assignments. These notifications are being generated from two different scenarios: Old, long past the post date, assignments from old modules. Resit assignments that were only intended for a select few students, yet are issuing notifications to all enrolled students. This has…

Problems accessing My Dundee & Turnitin on NHS computers

A number of users have reported experiencing issues using My Dundee and Turnitin on NHS computers. We believe this is a result of using old versions of web browser. What’s happening? When trying to access My Dundee, including accessing it in order to mark Turnitin assignments, some users are having issues such as the Course…

Receiving false ‘Overdue Assignment’ warning in My Dundee? (updated 09/07)

We have received a number of report of students receiving false notifications about overdue assignments from their modules in My Dundee. This is only affecting a small number of students but we are looking into this issue as a matter of urgency. -Update 09/07/2019- This continues to be an issue and we apologise for the…

Tip of the Week: Copying text in a Turnitin Submission

Why can’t I copy text that’s in a student submission in TII? Many staff ask how they can copy text in a student Turnitin submission to paste into the feedback – to give further information, or perhaps they want to copy a URL to follow it up. However, as markers quickly find – it’s not…

Turnitin – Change which QuickMark sets you can see

While many staff have found the QuickMarks feature of Turnitin invaluable, one comment that many have made is that there are too many default sets. Turnitin have now enabled markers’ ability to customise which sets they can see. A couple of points to help you: Make sure you customise them from within Feedback Studio –…

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