Creating & Grading TurnItIn Assignments

This video will walk you through setting up an assignment to use the TurnItIn plagiarism checker inside of your Canvas course.


How to Create Turnitin Assignments:

  1. From within your course, open the Assignments tab
  2. Click +Assignment at the top right
  3. Fill in the normal assignment settings.
  4. When you arrive at Submission Type, click External Tool 
  5. Click Find and locate Turnitin from the list of external tools.
  6. Click Save at the bottom. Don’t forget to publish as well!
  7. You will now see an empty Turnitin box where you will see student submissions.


How to access SpeedGrader:

  • From an assignment/quiz page, click SpeedGrader at the top of the right-hand sidebar.
  • Or, from a discussion board, click the Gear Icon and select SpeedGrader from the drop-down settings menu
  • Or, from the course home page, click any assignment that needs to be graded under the To Do column on the right-hand sidebar
  • Or, from the Gradebook, click the arrow next to the assignment name for a drop-down menu, and from here select SpeedGrader