Create a Turnitin Assignment

  1. Log in to Blackboard and navigate to your course.
  2. Navigate to the content area (i.e. Course Documents) you’d like to post the assignment in.
    Course Menu - Course Documents
  3. Hover your cursor over the gray Assessments bar underneath your content area title and click Turnitin Assignment.
    Bb Course Documents - Assignments TurnItIn
  4. Review the User Agreement and click I Agree — Continue.
    Bb TurnItIn - User Agreement
  5. You will be prompted to select an assignment type.
    1. Please note that the first time you create a Turnitin Assignment, you will only have the option to create a Paper Assignment. Once you have at least one paper assignment in your Blackboard course, you will have the options to select a Paper Assignment, PeerMark Assignment, or Revision Assignment. Screenshot of Turnitin assignment type options: Paper Assignment, Peer Mark, or Revision
  6. Assign a Title for the assignment. If this is a graded assignment, also assign a Point Value.
    Bb TurnItIn Assignment - Title and Points
  7. Ensure Allow only file types that Turnitin can check for originality is marked to make use of Turnitin’s originality checker.
    Bb TurnItIn Assignment - File Type
  8. Specify the Start Date (when the assignment is first available), the Due Date, and the Post Date (when the assignment’s GradeMark will be posted, indicating the originality checker’s results).
    Bb TurnItIn Assignment - Dates
  9. Ensure you have entered the correct information and click Submit at the bottom.
    Bb TurnItIn Submit
  10. You will be notified upon successful creation of the assignment. Click Ok to return to the Blackboard course area.
    Bb TurnItIn Assignment - Success

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