Blackboard: Using Turnitin (Plagiarism Detection Tool)
Simplify course assignment collection, verification and management

Are you concerned about plagiarism? Do you collect student assignments through email or in person? Do you need an easy way to set and manage deadlines? Don't clutter your inbox, save trees, and check student work for authenticity by using Turnitin!

In this hands-on workshop you will learn how to use the Turnitin anti-plagiarism tool to discourage plagiarism. This workshop will cover how you collect, verify, and grade papers with Turnitin.

Dr. Jason Todd (English and CAT) uses Turnitin in his classes. He will explain how he uses Turnitin and share his experiences with using Turnitin.

Prerequisites: This workshop assumes that you are familiar with modifying the course menu and working with course tools (course management). If you would like to attend this workshop and you are not familiar with modifying the course menu or working with course tools, you should request a one-on-one with Janice Florent before Monday, May 25th. You can schedule a one-on-one session, reach Janice at extension 7418 or email Janice Florent.

NOTE: Sandbox courses are required for this workshop. If you do not have a Sandbox course, you should request one at least 24 hours prior to the start of the workshop. Follow the link for instructions on requesting a Sandbox course.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT) and Dr. Jason Todd (English and CAT)
  • Date: Monday, May 25, 2015
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:15 AM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching

Note: This workshop is being presented in a "flipped" format. There will be a short video you should watch before attending the workshop. A link to the video will be provided once you RSVP.

Visit our website for additional Blackboard workshops or contact Janice Florent. Blackboard How-to guides and on demand videos are available. Also visit Blackboard Bits, Bytes, and Nibbles for Blackboard Tips.

To register: RSVP to or call ext 7512. Light refreshments will be served.

Tags: Blackboard, flipped, inverted
Format: hands-on
Event ID: 01351

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