Course Details and Schedule

Turnitin is an online software application which compares matches of documents and is primarily used to detect instances of plagiarism. This course is aimed at new staff users of Turnitin, and goes through the process of setting up the software, submitting papers and accessing the resulting originality reports.

See below for course schedule

Key topics
  • Accessing Turnitin
  • Creating a class
  • Advanced settings
  • Enrolling students
  • Submitting papers
  • Originality reports
  • Interpreting Originality reports
  • Other tools in the Turnitin software suite
Course information
Intended audience Teaching and administrative staff members of the University who are new users of Turnitin. Postgraduates with teaching responsibilities only. (Not intended for students).
Prior knowledge Attendees must have University Staff status and have obtained Turnitin Instructor access from
Resources A course book will be loaned to you during the session
Software Browser:Internet Explorer , Firefox, Safari, Chrome
Format Presentation with practical exercises
Further information This course is designed for staff members. Students are directed to the course Plagiarism: Awareness and avoidance(for students).
Where next? Plagiairsm: WebLearn and Turnitin

Course provider: IT Learning Programme


Frequency: Every term. Express an interest in future dates for this course.