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Turnitin in Moodle
is an Internet-based service intended to help identify and prevent plagiarism cases.
is integrated with
which means that instructors and students can use it directly from inside
is the current Learning Management System adopted at AUB. It allows instructors to easily post course information, hold class discussions, communicate with students, and hold exams online.
How Does Turnitin in Moodle Work?
Through Moodle, instructors and students can submit documents to Turnitin
Turnitin's servers compare documents submitted with:
millions of pages of academic journals, books and newspapers,
over 4.5 billion pages of the current and archived Internet, and
Turnitin's databases of over 10 million student papers
The results of the comparison between a student paper and the above sources returns as a color-coded customized originality report
The Originality Report shows all text matches found, along with the sources of those matches. The report will guide instructors in deciding whether or not plagiarism has occurred
Faculty should have a clear understanding of plagiarism and should be familiar with the AUB Student Code of Conduct when dealing with possible plagiarism cases among their students.
How can AUB Faculty use Turnitin in Moodle?
Log in to Moodle
In your course, choose to create an assignment activity of the type:
Upload a single file
or of type
Advanced uploading of files
In the assignment settings, choose
to use Turnitin Submission
Anything submitted to this assignment will also be submitted to Turnitin
For more instructions and details please check the
Moodle Turnitin User Guide.
Turnitin Use Cases:
Turnitin is not only a plagiarism detection tool, it is also a teaching and learning tool. Faculty members can create activities with Turnitin in which students actively learn how to prevent and avoid plagiarism. Following are use cases suggested by AUB faculty members:
Use case I by Nelson King, AUB - pdf - 39 KB
Use case II by John Philip Maclean, AUB - doc - 43 KB
How can Students use Turnitin in Moodle?
Your instructor will create an assignment inside Moodle
You log in to your Moodle account and click on the corresponding assignment
Submit your solution to the assignment
Moodle will send your submission to Turnitin
Your instructor might not choose to show you the Originality report generated by Turnitin.
For more instructions and details, please check the
in Moodle for Students Guide.
Resources for Students:
Plagiarism: Information for Students