Turnitin is a tool available in Blackboard that you can use to prevent plagiarism and provide feedback to students. With Turnitin you can check a student’s work for originality, have peer reviews of papers, and grade papers electronically.
OriginalityCheck - Ensures original work by checking submitted papers against 14 billion web pages, 150 million student papers and leading library databases and publications.
PeerMark - Engages students in the writing process by providing structured, anonymous feedback of other student's written work.
GradeMark - Saves time and improves feedback through online grading where standard and customized marks appear directly on the student's paper.
Turnitin can be used as an instructional tool to help improve the student writing cycle by preventing plagiarism and providing rich feedback to students.