How to Use Turnitin in Canvas

Turnitin is a tool to help students avoid plagiarism and improper citation. Instructors can enable Plagiarism and Citation checking by simply choosing Turnitin from the Plagiarism Review dropdown box while configuring the Canvas assignment. Students submit their paper as a normal Canvas Assignment and access the Turnitin Similarity report within Canvas.All normal Canvas assignment features, such as Rubrics, Group and Peer Reviews, multiple dues dates and submssions are available with the Turnitin assingment.


Instructor Resources


Here are a few documents from the Instructor Guide that may help you setup the Turnitin Assignment as well as navigate and manipulate the generated Similary report once students sumbit their work . Click here for the Full Turnitin Instructor Guide

Assignment  Setting options Explained Working with a generated Similarity Report
Choosing comparison repositories (Store in...) Interpreting the Similarity Report
Customizing the Similarity Report Viewing similarity matches
Setting Similarity Report availability Viewing sources
Submission storage options Generating a new Similarity Report

Student Resources

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