Category: Turnitin

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 –…

My Dundee’s assignments, or Turnitin?

We have 2 main systems that allow students to upload work to be assessed – Turnitin or directly via My Dundee (Blackboard). While Turnitin (accessed from My Dundee) remains the preferred option, there are some instances when My Dundee is more suitable. There are a number of reasons for recommending Turnitin generally The improved similarity…

My Dundee upgrade: Improvements to Turnitin integration.

At the same time as upgrading the main Blackboard set of tools, we also upgraded the integration that we have between My Dundee and Turnitin. The key improvement for staff is that we now have the ability for staff (not students) to see a list of all of the Turnitin submission points in all Modules…

Converting grades from numeric to alphanumeric in My Dundee & Turnitin

When marking in Blackboard and/or Turnitin, you’ll find that you have to enter them as a number, rather than being able to directly enter the alphanumeric grade (e.g. A4) Grading Schema. In order to convert numbers to alphanumeric, you need to have the correct grading schema in your module. To check to see if you…