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Usage Notes

It is highly recommended that instructors create Turnitin Feedback Studio assignments from within Canvas to prevent errors in synchronization. Accessing Turnitin Feedback Studio within Canvas provides instructors with the following enhanced functionality:

  • It will bypass the need to go through the account activation process.
  • Instructors will not need to provide access codes to students.
  • Students will be automatically given access to the Instructors assignments.
  • Grades from Turnitin Feedback Studio assignments can be posted directly to the grade book.
  • Courses can have multiple instructors/TA’s in one section.

Before using Turnitin within Canvas, instructors should note the following guidelines.

Official Courses Only

The Turnitin Integration is only available to courses listed in LionPath. The integration isn’t available in Sandboxes or Master Courses.

TAs MUST be added within Canvas . Any person with Teacher level access in a Canvas course will have instructor level access to Turnitin in that course. Note: Instructors who attempt to convert a Turnitin class created in Canvas to a Turnitin Master course will break the connection between Turnitin and Canvas.

Student Submissions

Students MUST submit their Turnitin assignments through Canvas if the integration is used. If a student submits an assignment outside of Canvas, the assignment may not be visible in Canvas for the instructor.

Grading (One Method Only)

Instructors can use EITHER Canvas SpeedGrader OR Turnitin GradeMark with QuickMarks to grade an assignment.

Note: Instructors can ONLY use one method only per assignment. Otherwise the Gradebook may not record all assignment grades accurately.

Import Turnitin Grades into Canvas

For some situations, you may need to import grades from Turnitin to Canvas. See information on the Grade Export/Import page for details.

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Instructors or students having problems with Turnitin within Canvas can contact [email protected] .

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This page explains how to use Turnitin in Canvas.  Turnitin is already enabled on the whole Stan State account and does not need to be turned on individually by instructors.

Account Note:  A Turnitin instructor account is automatically created the first time you access the tool in Canvas. When used with Canvas, no special password for Turnitin is needed.  Also, students are automatically identified via Canvas and do not need special accounts to submit assignments to Turnitin.  Only in very rare situations should instructors need to login to the proper Turnitin web site. Contact OAT for assistance with that.

Enabling Basic Plagiarism Checking on a Canvas Assignment

Instructors can choose to enable basic Turnitin plagiarism checking on any regular Canvas assignment. This method is very streamlined to set up but does not have more advanced features of Turnitin. For information about more advanced use of Turnitin, skip to the  next section  of this page.

First, go to the Assignment and begin configuring it as normal.  Adjust the following settings:

  • Open the  Submission Type  menu and select  Online
  • Choose  Text Entry  and/or  File Uploads  as the Online Entry Options. Turnitin will only work with one of those options selected.  You can choose additional Online Entry Options, but the only options that Turnitin can evaluate are Text Entry and File Uploads.
  • From the  Plagiarism Review  menu, choose  Turnitin Plagiarism Review

Steps to enable basic plagiarism checking in a Turnitin assignment

Next, configure the rest of your optional assignment details such as the  Due Date  and the  Until  date (Until is the cut-off date).  Click  Save  or  Save and Publish .

Assignment Rubrics and Student Workflow

To use a Canvas rubric during assessment, click  +Rubric  on the assignment overview page and set up the rubric normally.

How do I add a rubric to an assignment?

How do students submit an assignment to Turnitin?

Reviewing and Grading Submissions

For basic plagiarism checking, all reviewing, annotation, and grading occurs within SpeedGrader.

  • Open the student's submission in SpeedGrader
  • Open the originality report for the submission by clicking the colored originality score icon
  • Use SpeedGrader's built-in annotation tools to mark up the student's document, if desired
  • Input a grade directly in SpeedGrader

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Enabling Advanced Turnitin Features on a Canvas Assignment

This method uses the Turnitin External Tool to connect a Canvas assignment to Turnitin.  In this method, the instructor has access to a more advanced Turnitin interface. For example, in addition to a specialized Assignment Inbox, this method allows the instructor to mark up and grade submissions using Turnitin's full Feedback Studio.

First, go to the Assignment and begin configuring it.

  • Open the  Submission Type  menu and select  External Tool
  • Click  Find .

Choose External Tool from Submission Typer menu and Click Find button

From the list of External Tools:

  • Select the  Turnitin  tool
  • Click  Select button

Select Turnitin from list of tools and click Select button

Note: it is recommended to leave the box for "Load This Tool In A New Tab"  unchecked .

Turnitin Assignment Inbox and Settings

You must now specify any settings for the Turnitin assignment.  The assignment area of Turnitin shows you the submission Inbox (where you can see a list of student submissions and information about each one).  It also gives access to additional settings for Turnitin via the "Optional Settings" link.

Overview of Turnitin Inbox settings

Warning:   Turnitin blocks submissions after the Canvas due date by default Even though the Canvas due date does not block late submissions, Turnitin treats the Canvas due date as a block. Instructors must disable this behavior to allow late submissions (if desired) by opening the "Optional Settings" link in the Turnitin settings for the assignment. From there, check the box for "Allow late submissions" and click the blue "Submit" button.

Comprehensive Turnitin Guide

Testing the Assignment?

The basic Canvas "Student View" will not work to test this kind of Turnitin assignment  but there is no regular need to do this. When students go to the Canvas assignment, they see a very obvious button to start the submission. If students report a problem uploading papers to your Turnitin assignment, they should contact  [email protected]  for assistance.

However, if it is desired to rigorously test a Turnitin assignment, please contact  [email protected]  for assistance.

Viewing the Similarity Report

Turnitin generates a "similarity report" for each submission. This feature provides a simple percentage score representing the amount of the submission that is substantially present in other documents in the Turnitin database. The report for each submission further breaks down the sources of the similarities for the instructor.

The originality score (%) and similarity reports are available from either the Assignment Inbox or in SpeedGrader.

How to interpret the Similarity Report

Assignment home page with SpeedGrader choice indicated

Within the assignment details window, click on SpeedGrader.

SpeedGrader interface with Turnitin originality score indicated

Once in SpeedGrader, click on the percentage highlighted in the red box. This will open the paper in Turnitin's similarity environment.

Turnitin originality interface

Full documentation on the Similarity Report

The Similarity Report has different features for you to use.  In the column on the right-hand side, the first button  [1]  indicates what percent of the paper was found to be plagiarized.

Student Viewing of Turnitin Feedback

If you provide feedback using Turnitin's own GradeMark toolset (rather than Canvas's SpeedGrader), you will need to tell students how to access that feedback.

Students should:

  • Login to the course and click the  Grades  link in the navigation menu.
  • Locate the assignment in the list of assignments.

Student view of originality score

  • Inside Turnitin, review the feedback and click any blue "Comment" icon to read the comment.

Submit Directly to Turnitin on Student's Behalf

The Canvas integration with Turnitin does not permit an instructor to make an initial submission on behalf of a student and also have that submission be part of the Canvas assignment.

Option 1: Resubmit on Student's Behalf

When using the advanced (LTI) integration with Canvas, instructors can  resubmit  for a student who has already made an initial submission.  This can be done from the Assignment Inbox.

  • Open the Options menu for the specific student (the menu is on the far right of the page)
  • Choose "Upload" from the menu

Steps to resubmit or upload on behalf of student

Then, locate the file you wish to upload.  It will replace the previously submitted file in the Inbox.

Option 2: Submit Student Papers Directly to Turnitin - No Canvas Assignment

Read the instructions to use Quick Submit  to upload a student document directly to Turnitin when no Canvas assignment is being used.

How to resolve Turnitin Error: date_post

Note:  This issue only occurs with assignments that are part of the advanced (LTI) integration with Canvas. Assignments using the "basic" integration are not affected.

If you have imported a Turnitin assignment from a prior Canvas course, in some cases the “date” fields for the Turnitin assignments still display the prior semester’s due dates/availability dates. If that occurs, you may receive the following error after attempting to input your current semester assignment due dates:

Sorry, we could not process your request. Turnitin assignment could not be created. date_post – post date must be after start date

Steps to resolve

To resolve this issue:

  • Edit the Canvas assignment and remove any dates for Due date, Available, and Until. Click  Save . You should see the Turnitin assignment Inbox appear below your assignment details.
  • Click the Turnitin assignment settings gear icon to edit the Turnitin settings. Clear the date entry from the Start date; if applicable, you can also edit the date to your current Assignment start date. Also, change the due date to your current Assignment due date. Click Save/Submit. 
  • Edit the Canvas assignment again and modify the Assignment Date settings to include your current Assignment due date and if applicable, start/end dates. Save your assignment changes.

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Using turnitin with canvas, two turnitin tools integrated with canvas.

Canvas features two ways to integrate Turnitin plagiarism-checking technology into your assignments:

  • Turnitin External Tool: The Turnitin External Tool is available in Canvas. This tool allows you access to Turnitin’s full suite of evaluation tools, including Turnitin’s online grading tools (Feedback Studio) and peer review system (PeerMark). When using the External Tool, you create the assignment and your students submit to the assignment from within Canvas, but all use of rubrics, feedback tools, and scoring takes place in Turnitin.
  • Turnitin Plagiarism Framework: New in Canvas, for instructors who would like to receive a Turnitin similarity report on their student submissions while continuing to use Canvas’s built-in tools for rubrics, feedback, peer review and scoring. Incorporating the Plagiarism Framework into a Canvas assignment is quick and easy, and you do not need to learn a whole new suite of tools in order to do your grading.

Still not sure which tool will best meet your needs? See this External Tool vs. Plagiarism Framework feature comparison chart .

The below articles will give step-by-step instructions for setting up and grading assignments using both of these tools.

  • Using the Turnitin External Tool in Canvas
  • Using the Turnitin Plagiarism Framework in Canvas

Feel free to give the link to our Using Turnitin in Canvas as a Student documentation.

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What about detecting work done with generative AI like ChatGPT?

A wide array of AI detection tools exists; in fact, such tools are becoming ubiquitous. However, their accuracy varies considerably. The creators of many of these tools claim extremely high accuracy rates in spotting AI-generated content. It is not unusual to see claims of 98-99%+ accuracy. However, when evaluated by third parties, most of these tools also have a high rate of false positives. Even AI detectors with a great record in spotting AI generated content  often flag human-written text as AI-generated.  False positives carry the risk of loss of student trust, confidence and motivation, bad publicity, and potential legal sanctions.

Many of the software companies involved refuse to offer a specific false positive rate for their products.

On April 4, 2023, Turnitin released an AI detector that was available to Pitt faculty through its existing suite of tools.  Although Turnitin claimed that its tool was more accurate than other AI detectors, some faculty voiced concerns about accuracy and usefulness. Based on our own testing at the Teaching Center, and discussions with other institutions, the Teaching Center decided not to endorse or support the use of this tool.

As of June 2023, there have been two new developments. First, Turnitin has now publicly acknowledged that  its AI detection tool has a higher false positive rate  than the company originally asserted. However, they have not disclosed a new false positive rate estimate. In addition, Turnitin has now updated their application so that the Teaching Center has the capability to disable this specific application within the suite of Turnitin tools.

Based on our professional judgement, the Teaching Center has concluded that current AI detection software is not yet reliable enough to be deployed without a substantial risk of false positives and the consequential issues such accusations imply for both students and faculty. Use of the detection tool at this time is simply not supported by the data and does not represent a teaching practice that we can endorse or support.

For all these reasons, the Teaching Center will disable the AI detection tool in Turnitin effective immediately.

Currently, the Teaching Center does not endorse or support the use of  any  AI detection tools. We will continue to advise Pitt’s faculty about the value of AI tools as they continue to evolve, and we will work closely with all instructors on appropriate use of generative AI tools in the classroom and the appropriate best practices for managing potential abuses of this technology. To request a consultation to discuss how to talk to students about the ethical use of AI tools or design assessments to mitigate academic integrity issues, email the Teaching Center at  [email protected] .

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Please note that students using fake email addresses cannot be sent any information through email, including digital receipts and emailed links to reset their passwords. Students can submit papers; they will also have the opportunity to print their digital receipts after they submit their paper.

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It is important to remember that if a student has used Turnitin in the past, our system will not generate a temporary password for him or her. Rather, the student should proceed to login with his or her existing login. Forgotten passwords may be reset using the "password help" link on our homepage.

  • Log in to your Turnitin account.
  • Once you are logged in, select "user type" from the red navigation bar at the top of the screen.
  • Choose your user type accordingly and click "submit".

You can also set your default user type to "instructor" so that you will always log in as an instructor.

  • Once you are logged in, select "user info" from the red navigation bar at the top of the screen.
  • Locate the pull down menu labeled "default user type." Choose instructor as your user type and click "submit".

If you have multiple user types, you will want to choose the user type you use most often as your default user type. You can then switch user types using the method outlined above.

  • Log in to your Turnitin account and enter your class by clicking on its title.
  • Select the "submit" icon to the right of the assignment you wish to submit to.
  • Use the pull-down menu labeled "submit a paper by" to choose your submission method.
  • If you are submitting a paper for a student who is already enrolled in your class, you may select his or her e-mail address using the pull-down menu labeled "author's user name". Complete the form and submit.

Upon submission you will receive a confirmation message. If you do not receive this confirmation message it is an indication that your paper has not been submitted properly.

  • Log in and enter the appropriate class by clicking on its title.
  • Click the "submit" icon to the right of your assignment title.
  • On the following page, use the pull-down menu labeled "submit a paper by" and select "cut & paste." Copy and paste your paper into your browser and click submit.
  • Use the pull-down menu labeled "submit a paper by:" and select "bulk upload". Attach as many files as desired and click "submit" to finish.

If you have already created an assignment you may allow for late submissions by clicking on your class and then clicking on the appropriate assignment title to get to the assignment options page. From this page follow the instructions above.

To create a revision assignment:

  • Log into your account.
  • Click the class name where the assignment is located.
  • Click the "create a new assignment" link.
  • On the assignment creation page, select "revision assignment" using the assignment pull-down at the top of the form.
  • Fill in the necessary information.
  • Click the "submit" button.
  • Click on a class name that contains the paper you wish to delete.
  • Click the inbox icon for the assignment under the inbox column.
  • You will see a list of submitted papers and the name of the authors.
  • Check the checkboxes to the left of the papers you wish to delete.
  • Click the delete button located above the author column.

To access your report, log in to your account and enter the appropriate class by clicking on its title. On the following page you will find the list of your assignments for this class. Click on the inbox icon to the right of the appropriate assignment title. After entering the inbox you will find Originality Report icons displayed to the right of each submission title.

  • Click on the green update button next to the name of the appropriate class.
  • Select "yes" from the pull-down menu for the question "Let students view their own Originality Reports for all paper assignments in this class?"

Repeat for other classes if needed.

If you have already created a Peer Review or have begun to use GradeMark without having designated a rubric set, you can select a rubric set for your assignment by following these steps:

  • From your class homepage, click on the title of your assignment that is being used for Peer Review or that contains papers you want to GradeMark.
  • Select a rubric set using the pulldown menu at the bottom of the assignment form. Click "submit" to save your changes.

The rubric set you selected will now be available for use with Peer Review and GradeMark. Please note that if you do not have any rubric sets available, you can create your own rubrics and rubric sets from your class library.

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  • Expire the class by setting its end date to a date that has passed. Click "submit" to save your changes.

Upon completing the steps above your class will disappear from your list of active classes and reappear on your list of expired classes. To access your list of expired classes, use the pull-down menu on your class homepage labeled "show".

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To convert a class to a master class, you must first log in. On the screen with the list of your classes, click on the green update button next to your class name. This will take you to an update form. Click on the box next to the question "convert to master class?"

Please note that students are not actually enrolled in the master class. They are each enrolled in a section, and must submit papers to their respective sections.

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Understanding Turnitin’s AI Writing Detection Feature

April 23, 2024

Turnitin’s new AI writing detection feature has been the talk of the academic community, as it promises to help instructors detect potential plagiarism of AI writing tools in student papers. However, users have reported false positives, highlighting the need for caution in relying solely on the tool. Rather than using this tool to prevent academic dishonesty, instructors can use the data gathered from Turnitin to gain insight into how they would like to approach the use of Chat GPT or other AI writing tools in their classes. Instructors can have AI Writing tools to help their students write a first draft, or they could provide guidelines on how to properly cite the AI-generated text. Overall, Turnitin’s AI writing detection feature can be a valuable tool when used with other resources, but it is not a perfect solution.

Please check out our workshop clip on how to use Turnitin’s AI Writing Detection tool and the slide deck for the workshop .

Turnitin Resources

Turnitin has published several informative blog posts on using their AI detection tool . We’ve compiled a selection of our favorite blog posts to assist you in your discussions with your students regarding Turnitin’s AI writing score:

  • One size does not fit all: Interpreting Turnitin’s AI writing score
  • Discussion starters for tough conversations about AI
  • Guide for approaching AI-generated text in your classroom
  • AI conversations: Handling false positives for educators

Additional Resources

Additionally, we have compiled resources from outside of Turnitin’s blog posts to assist you in navigating the use of AI writing tools in your class.

  • How to add a Turnitin Assignment
  • How to grade a Turnitin Assignment
  • Identifying AI-Written Essays: A Step-by-Step Guide for Teachers
  • The Washington Post – We tested a new ChatGPT -detector for teachers. It flagged an innocent student
  • How do I cite generative AI in MLA style?
  • How to cite ChatGPT

Chapman Resources

  • Contact the Academic Integrity Department at Chapman University
  • Visit Chapman University’s AI Hub
  • Email [email protected] for help with using Turnitin in Canvas

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You can select your personal pronouns by using the following steps:

  • In the Global Navigation, click the Account button (above the Dashboard button), then click the Settings link.
  • Click the Edit Settings button.
  • Enter the name you would like to display in discussions, messages and comments in the Display Name field.
  • In the Pronouns drop-down menu, select your personal pronouns.
  • Click the Update Settings button

There could be several different reasons why students cannot see a course or a course's content:

  • Either the course or the course content is unpublished. To ensure your course is published, check that the "Published" button on your course's home page in the right Sidebar is green. To ensure your course's content is published, check that the modules, assignments, quizzes, etc. have a green checkmark next to them ( Image 1 ).
  • The semester hasn't started yet. Although students are populated one week before the semester start date, students can only access the course content on the first class day unless the course settings have been adjusted to allow them to access it earlier.
  • The course is not displaying on the student's Dashboard. For the student to ensure a course can be easily found, they can navigate to All Courses from the Global Navigation bar and click the star to the left of a course to pin it to the Dashboard.

Publish icon

  • From the Course Navigation Bar, click Settings .
  • Click the Course Details tab.
  • Scroll down and enter the desired "Starts" and "Ends" dates ( Image 2 ).
  • Click to checkmark the "Users can only participate in the course between these dates" box.
  • Go to the home page and Publish the course.
  • Navigate to the course.
  • From the Course Navigation Bar, click People .
  • Click the green +People button at the top right. A window called "Add People" will appear.
  • Under "Add user(s) by," select "Login ID."
  • In the text box of the same window, enter the TA's (or TF's, instructor's, etc.) EUID. If you do not know their EUID, select "SIS ID" and enter the person's eight-digit UNT ID number.
  • Under "Role," select the role you want the new user to have.
  • Click the green Next button at the bottom right of the window.
  • The pop-window in Canvas will close, and the user will show in the People page as "Pending."
  • This new user will need to log in to Canvas and accept their invitation to the course in order to see it.

You will no longer have the ability to add users to your course after the end date has been reached. If you would like to add another instructor to your concluded course, you may email the Faculty Helpdesk with the following information:

  • Course name and section (ABCD 1234.001)
  • Semester (ex. Spring 2019)
  • EUID or SIS ID of instructor you would like to add
Note : The request must come from the instructor of note of the course .

Once the end date of a course has been reached, students will no longer have access to a course's content. In order to give a student who needs access to a course's content to finish an incomplete in the course, email the Faculty Helpdesk with the following information:

  • EUID or SIS ID of the student you would like to extend course access for
  • Date and time of when they can have access until

While there isn't a log of submissions for each student, you can view a record of pages a student has accessed in a student's Access Report :

  • Locate the student.
  • Click on the three bullet icon to the right of the student's name.
  • Select User Details .
  • Click Access Report on the far right.


Canvas offers several options for ensuring accessibility, like the  Accessibility Checker ; this tool analyzes whether written content can be understood by students with visual and auditory impairments.

You may also schedule a consultation with an accessibility specialist by completing a form . Make sure you check the box next to "Accessibility" under the Consultation Categories box.

The CLEAR website is also a knowledgeable resource for anyone seeking to design an accessible course according to UNT's standards . 

According to the Canvas Community , Canvas officially supports the following screen reader and browser combinations:

  • Windows:  JAWS  and  NVDA  (latest version for Firefox)
  • Macintosh:  VoiceOver  (latest version for Safari)
  • There is no screen reader support for Canvas in Chrome, IE11, or Edge browsers.

Mobile Apps

  • Android:  Talkback  (latest OS version)
  • iOS:  VoiceOver  (latest OS version)

Official browser support means that these browsers are actively tested against Canvas code. Canvas may be able to be used in any other browser or screen reader not listed, but official support is not provided.


Adaptive Release

If a student (or several students) miss a due date or needs an extension, you can allow the student(s) to access an item with a new due date by following the steps below.

  • Go to the page of any graded assignment and click on Edit .
  • Scroll down to the "Assign" section of this page. At the base of the "Assign to" box (pictured right), click on +Add ; a second "Assign to" box will appear ( Image 3 ).
  • In the "Assign to" section of this second box, choose the student(s) or sections who you want to give a different due date. Give them a due date, and choose when you want them to see the assignment by choosing an "Available from," and "Until" date.
  • Do not change the first box. The due dates will not conflict. 
  • You can create as many exceptions as you need by clicking on +Add and repeating the steps above.
  • Remember to Save !

By default, when Canvas embeds a video in the Rich Text Editor of an assignment (or other content), an inline preview of a video is added. If the video you would like to embed does not have a preview image already set or misrepresents the video, you have the option to remove this preview image. To disable inline previews for videos, follow these instructions:

  • From the Course Navigation Bar, click   Assignments .
  • Open the relevant assignment.
  • Click the   Edit   button on the top right of the page.
  • Make sure the cursor is on the relevant link.

Link icon

  • Check the box next to "Disable inline previews for this link."
  • Click   the   Update Link   button.
  • Scroll to the bottom of the assignment and click the green   Save   button.


That depends! Every Canvas user is responsible for setting up their Notification preferences. If a user does not go into their Canvas account and choose how they want notifications to be sent to their UNT e-mail (or any other contact method they list in Canvas), there are no guarantees for how they will be notified of changes or messages in Canvas. Faculty cannot view or change a student's method for receiving notifications, but they can advise their students to set up notifications early in the semester. Visit the Canvas Guides website for instructions on  how to set up student notifications  and similar instructions on  how to set up instructor notifications . 

Canvas has a video explaining notifications . Graphics within Canvas have changed since the video was made, but the video's instructions still apply. Skip to the 2 minute, 30 seconds mark within the video for a Notifications tutorial. 

Note: When your students log in to Canvas for the first time, they will be reminded by the system to update their Notifications.

Show Announcements Page

  • Navigate to your course.
  • Under the "Course Details" tab, scroll down and click on "more options" at the bottom of the page.
  • Check the "Show recent announcements on Course home page" box ( Image 4 ).
  • Select the number of announcements shown on the home page.
  • Click Update Course Details to save.

To obtain a list of emails of students enrolled in your course, please follow the steps below:

  • Go to “New Analytics” in your course
  • Click “Reports”
  • Next to “Class Roster,” select “Run Report”
  • Select “Run Report” in the pop up windo

You will be prompted to download a CSV file which includes a column for students’ emails.

Course Management

Publish button

Once your Canvas course has been created, in the Sidebar of the course's home page, click the Publish button ( Image 5 ).

Note: You cannot unpublish a course after students submit assignments in the course.

To copy content from one of your courses into another, follow the steps below:

  • Navigate to the course you would like to copy content into.
  • If this is a new, blank course, click on "Add existing content" on the homepage. If this course already contains content, click Settings at the bottom of the Course Navigation Bar and then Import Course Content on the right side of the page. 
  • For “Content Type,” select “Copy A Canvas Course.”
  • Select the course you want to copy content from in the “Search for a course” field.
  • In the “Content” section, you can copy all content or specified content from the selected course.
  • Canvas also gives you the option to shift the dates on the assignments and quizzes in your previous course to accommodate the dates of the course you are copying the content to. If you would like details on how to do this, see the Canvas Community’s  guide on date adjustments .
  • When you have made your desired selections, click Import .
  • If you chose to copy over only “Specific Content” you will now have the option to select the content you would like to copy over by clicking “Select Content.”
  • Once the Course Copy is complete, the Course Copy status will show as “Completed."

The default setting in Canvas will not allow students to attach files in new discussion topics, discussion replies, and discussions within course groups. There are two places you can enable this setting: either through the "Course Details" tab in Settings or through the Discussions page.

Through Settings :

  • From the Course Navigation Bar, click Settings.
  • Scroll down to the bottom of the "Course Details" tab.
  • Click on "More options."
  • Check the box next to "Let students attach files to discussions."

Through Discussions :

  • From the Course Navigation Bar, click Discussions .

Discussions settings icon

  • Check the box next to "Attach files to discussions."

​Instructors often assign a graded discussion based on student groups. When they grade these discussions in the SpeedGrader, the instructors expect to be able to view the specific posts made by individual students in the group. However, depending on how they set this option up, SpeedGrader will not accommodate this and instead will prompt instructors to view the entire discussion which makes grading very tedious. To ensure the graded discussion is set up correctly, follow these instructions:

Create Groups

​​First, you will need to establish groups in your course so you can assign discussions to those groups:

  • ​Navigate to your course.
  • Click the  People  tab in the left-hand Course Navigation menu.
  • In the top right-hand corner, click the green  +Group Set  button.
  • Give the group set a name like "Project Groups" or Discussion Groups."
  • Allow students to sign-up themselves by check-marking the box next to "Allow self sign-up," allow Canvas to automatically split students into groups for you by selecting the first option under "Group Structure" and entering the number of groups, or manually create the groups.
  • Click the green  Save  button at the bottom of the window.
  • Depending on the method, the groups will now be created under the "Group Set" tab you just created at the top of the  People ​ page.
Note:  It is important that you create groups inside of the group set in Canvas. If you do not create groups within a group set, when you assign a discussion or assignment to a group, it will be assigned to students in the group set if they are not assigned to a group - which usually means all student. This will make it difficult to grade individual students.

Now that you have created your groups, you can assign a group discussion:

  • Click the  Discussions  tab in the left-hand Course Navigation menu.
  • ​In the top right-hand corner, click the green  +Discussion  button.
  • Enter a topic title for the discussion as well as instructions.
  • Select the various options based on your preferences.
  • Checkmark the "Graded" option.
  • A "Group Discussion" box will appear once the "Graded" option is check-marked. Checkmark the box next to "This is a Group Discussion."
  • Under the "Group Set" dropdown, select the name of the group set you created earlier.
  • Assign the number of points possible and select whether to display the grade as points, percentage, etc. and choose which assignment group this discussion should be in.
  • Click the gray  Save & Publish ​ button if you are ready to publish.

Once students start to engage with the discussion, you can view each individual student's posts and comments when you access their name in SpeedGrader.

A student may not be able to view a file you have uploaded to an assignment or module because the assignment or module are not published, the file itself is not published in the Files link, the folder the file is in is not published, or it is possible that you have set the file to not be visible in student files. Check to make sure the green arrow appears next to the assignment or module, the file, and the file folder.

There are a couple of different ways to upload a file in a course and include it in an assignment. The recommended way utilizes the following instructions:

Files tab

  • Create a new assignment by clicking the green   +Assignment   button or edit an assignment you have already created by selecting the assignment name and then clicking the gray   Edit   button.
  • On the right-hand side, click the "Files" tab.
  • Upload a new file by clicking on "+Upload a new file" or selecting a file you have already uploaded.
  • If you uploaded a new file, make sure to select a folder to upload the file into then click   Upload .
  • The file will be added in the Rich Text Editor of the assignment as a link.
  • Click the green   Save   button.

This method is recommended as opposed to uploading a file and copying and pasting the file's URL in an assignment. When this method is used, if the course is then copied for a later semester, the file will not be able to be accessed since the file is not located in the new semester's Canvas course. Files can also be uploaded from the   Files   link in Canvas and then selected from the "Files" tab of the Rich Content Editor when editing an assignment, quiz, etc.

Note: Always make sure that the file and file folder you upload is published if you would like students to view it.

Similar to Blackboard’s capability to weigh grades within the Grade Center, Canvas offers instructors a simple way to assign values to different assignment types within a course. To take advantage of this feature, follow the Canvas Community’s  guide on weighting grades

Weighted grades in Canvas do not occupy a second column; it modifies the total column. These weights can be removed at any time, and added back just as easily.

Canvas Guides provides information on using Canvas's SpeedGrader and how to use SpeedGrader's markup features .

By default, students can see a high, low, and median score grade distribution for graded assignments with 5 or more submissions (pictured below).

You can hide this feature from students by following these steps:

  • Go to the "Course Details" tab.
  • Scroll to the bottom and select "more options."

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  • Click Update Course Details at the bottom of the page.

"Hide grade distribution graphs from students" checkbox

Note: Instructors will still be able to view the grade distribution graphs after this option is disabled.

hide totals in student grades summary checkbox

You have the ability to hide the "Total" column from students. To do this, follow the steps below:

  • From the Course Navigation Bar, click   Settings .
  • Click on "Course Details" tab at the top of the page.
  • Scroll down to the bottom of this page. Click "more options."
  • Check the box for "Hide totals in student grades summary" ( Image 8 ).
  • Scroll to the bottom of the page again, and click the green   Update Course Details   button.
Note:  If you hide this column, students will not be able to use the "What If" feature on their "Grades" page. This option allows students to explore what grades they need to earn in upcoming assignments and assessments in order to receive the total course grade they desire.

To export and import grades from a course in Canvas, see the Canvas Community's guide on how to download grades and how to upload grades.

"Treat Ungraded as 0" is a visual change and does not affect any grades. This setting shows the change in Gradebook calculations if ungraded assignments were given scores of zero. Enabling this setting has no effect outside of the Gradebook;   students cannot see any difference in their grade pages. When the "Treat Ungraded as 0" setting is enabled, assignments that do not have a grade will be treated as if a student received a score of zero. You can disable this setting in the Gradebook at any time. 

Even when this setting is enabled, Canvas will not populate zeros in the Gradebook. Dashes will still display for each student submission. This feature affects the configuration of the Total Column in the Gradebook, which also applies to CSV Exports. The CSV file displays columns for the Current and Final scores: the Current score reflects the total while ignoring unsubmitted assignments (option disabled), and the Final score counts unsubmitted assignments as zero (option enabled).

Calculate based on graded assignments checkbox

On the students' end, if an instructor chooses to "Treat ungraded assignments as zero" in a courses gradebook, students have to manually uncheck a box to not "Calculate only based on graded assignments" ( Image 9 ) to see the same grade total in the course that the instructor sees (to be on the same page as the instructor concerning the grade they are earning in a course). The default on the student side is a check in the box regardless of the setting chosen by the instructor.

If you are using a rubric to grade an assignment and you would like the points assigned to be calculated in the Gradebook, you will need to checkmark the option in the rubric when you are adding it to the assignment. To do this:

  • From the Course Navigation Bar, click  Assignments .
  • Click on the assignment you would like to add the rubric to.
  • Click the gray +Rubric  button.
  • Create or find the appropriate rubric.
  • Checkmark the box next to "Use this rubric for assignment grading" to ensure that whatever grade is calculated from the points in the rubric in SpeedGrader will automatically be inputted into the Gradebook.
  • Click the green  Create Rubric  button.

If you have already created or added the rubric to an assignment or discussion, you can edit the rubric by clicking the pencil icon that can be found in the top right of the rubric. 

Note: To add, view, and make changes to the rubric for discussion assignments, you will need to open the discussion assignment and click on the three vertical dots on the top right. In the dropdown, click "Add Rubric" if you have not already or "Show Rubric" if you already added one.

When creating a page within Canvas, instructors have the option to open a page to be edited by students (see the Canvas Community's guide on how to create a page under "Edit Page Settings"). Students can then treat the page like a Wiki, and any changes can be undone by an instructor through the page history .

To view the previous version of a page and/or revert the page back to the way it was in the past, follow instructions on  how to manage page history .

Third-Party Integrations

To set up a quiz in Canvas that requires students to use LockDown Browser, follow these steps:

  • Make sure the quiz has been deployed in the Canvas course.
  • From the Course Navigation Bar, select LockDown Browser .
  • A list of quizzes in the course will be displayed. Quizzes labeled with “Required” require students to use LockDown Browser. Quizzes labeled with “Not Required” do not require students to use LockDown Browser.
  • To change the settings, click the arrow to the left of the quiz title and select the first option, Settings . From here you can either require or no longer require Lockdown Browser for your quiz.
  • You may additionally require that LockDown Browser be used to view quiz feedback and results. Other options include creating an access code that students must enter to start the quiz. LockDown Browser will prompt students to enter the instructor-provided code before proceeding with the quiz.

No, this capability is not available within Canvas.

Similarity Report Icons

When the Plagiarism Framework is enabled on an assignment and after a student has submitted the assignment, either a gray or colored icon will appear in the relevant box in the Gradebook ( Image 10 ). The distinctions are as follows:

  • Gray icon   [1]: Similarity Report has not been generated yet.
  • If the colored square for your Similarity Report is   Red , 75% - 100% of the text in your paper matches something already in the Turnitin database.
  • If the colored square is   Orange , 50% - 74% of the text in your paper matches something already in the Turnitin database.
  • If the colored square is   Yellow , 25% - 49% of your paper or assignment matches something already in the Turnitin database.
  • If the colored square is  Green  it means that 0% - 24% of your paper or assignment matches something already in the Turnitin database.
  • And a   Blue   colored square means that less than 20 words in your paper or assignment matches something already in the Turnitin database.

LockDown Browser does not cache image or media files and, as a result, Canvas may have difficulty loading the quiz. This issue can be fixed by changing a setting in the Canvas quiz following these instructions:

  • From the Course Navigation Bar, click Quizzes .
  • Open the relevant quiz.
  • Click the Edit button at the top right of the page.
  • Make sure you are under the Details tab.
  • In the middle of the page, check-mark the box next to "Show one question at a time."
  • Click the green Save button.

This fix will make it easier for Canvas to load the quiz since questions will display one at a time. The problem can worsen if WiFi is being used due to limited bandwidth. If the issue persists, please contact the Faculty Helpdesk through email or 940-369-7394.

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Submit to an assignment

Preparing to submit.

To submit a paper to an assignment on Turnitin, the user must log in and upload a file to an existing assignment.

Assignments in Turnitin cannot accept student submissions until the assignment start date and time has passed.

Assignments may also reject submissions after the due date and time set by the instructor.

To check the start date and due date information, either click on the name of the assignment in the class portfolio page or view the start and due dates located under the assignment name.

This action opens a pop-up window showing assignment preference information, including start and due dates/times as well as other assignment information or special instructions.

Log in to turnitin.com (or turnitinuk.com if you're in the UK).

See our logging in guide if you can't quite remember how to log in to Turnitin.

Once you've logged in, you should see your homepage listing the classes you enrolled in .

Select the name of the class where you'd like to upload a file.

This will take you to your Class Homepage for that class.

Select the Open button to the right of the assignment name.

This will take you to the file submission page.

Uploading a submission

Before you proceed, we advise checking that the file you'd like to submit will be accepted. Check out the accepted file types and sizes before you begin.

Only a single file may be submitted to a Turnitin assignment. Any second or subsequent submission will overwrite the original submission in this assignment. Contact your instructor if there is more than one file that must be submitted to complete the directions given by your instructor; additional assignments may be created or you may need to combine multiple documents into a single file of an acceptable file type to be uploaded into Turnitin.

Before you submit you will be able to check the assignment details by selecting the assignment title bar.

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To submit, select Upload Submission .

The ‘Submit File’ screen allows you to submit your paper to the assignment in three different ways.

Upload Submission

The Upload Submission method allows you to upload a file directly to Turnitin.

can an instructor submit an assignment to turnitin on canvas

Select the Browse button, or drag your file directly onto the modal.

Make sure that you are uploading an allowed file type .

Once you are happy with your selected file for submission, select Upload and Review .

The Text Input method allows you to submit just the text of your assignment directly to Turnitin.

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Enter or paste your submission title into the Submission Title field and then enter or paste your submission text into the Submission Text field.

Once you are happy with the text of your submission, select Upload and Review .

Cloud Submission

The Cloud Submission method allows you to submit from a cloud drive.

can an instructor submit an assignment to turnitin on canvas

Select the Cloud Submissio n tab to open the cloud drive dropdown.

Select the cloud drive that contains the file you want to submit.

Select your file within the cloud drive.

Review and submit

Before you submit you will have an opportunity to check that the file you are about to submit is correct.

If resubmissions are not enabled for this assignment, you may not be able to resolve any incorrect submissions.

can an instructor submit an assignment to turnitin on canvas

If you are happy with the file, select Submit to Turnitin to submit your assignment.

You will see a submission complete notice if your submission was successful. Please don't leave the submission process until you have seen this notice.

can an instructor submit an assignment to turnitin on canvas

If resubmissions are allowed for the assignment and you need to resubmit your paper, you can click the resubmission icon. If you resubmit an edited paper, it will not compare to the first submission you made (i.e. you will not match the text to the previous submission resulting in a 90% match score).

After the submission has completed, a digital receipt is displayed in your browser window. A copy is also sent via email. It is important to use a valid email address to receive this copy of the digital receipt. Save the receipt and the submission ID it contains, as this is proof of a completed submission. If the digital receipt is not shown on screen after submission, return to the class portfolio page and view the assignment to ensure the paper submission completed correctly. Submissions can be checked and viewed by clicking on the title of the paper under the title column to the right of the assignment name.

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  1. Instructors: How to Submit an Assignment Directly to Turnitin

    Fill in the student's first and last name. Select an upload option and find the file on your computer. Click Upload . A new page will load with a preview window of the submission. Click on Confirm to confirm your submission. You will then be able to see the submission on behalf of the student within Turnitin and on Canvas.

  2. Instructor Submit Through Turnitin?

    The process to create a TurnItIn Assignment within Canvas is as follows: Create an Assignment. For Submission type, select Online and check the box next to File Uploads. For Plagiarism Review, select TurnItIn. After setting any other relevant Canvas settings, Save the Assignment (and Publish if appropriate).

  3. Creating an assignment

    Creating an assignment. Log into Canvas as a teacher. From the side of any page within Canvas, ... Students can now submit group work to the Canvas Plagiarism Framework; each student in a group will receive an individual similarity score. ... As Canvas may not immediately notify Turnitin that an assignment has been created, we advise waiting 90 ...

  4. Canvas Plagiarism Framework FAQ for Instructors

    In the Canvas Assignment, the Submission Type needs to be set to Online Submission and either Text Entry or File Uploads (or both) need to be selected. When these are chosen, the option to enable Turnitin for the assignment shows up in the Plagiarism Review box. Directions for enabling Turnitin for a Canvas assignment can be found here.

  5. Using Turnitin with Canvas

    Using Turnitin with Canvas Assignment Setup. Creating an assignment. Customizing the Similarity Report. Setting Similarity Report availability. Submission indexing options. The Similarity Report. How your students submit to an assignment. Accessing the Similarity Report. Bibliography and quote exclusion definitions. Excluding content from the ...

  6. Turnitin

    Students MUST submit their Turnitin assignments through Canvas if the integration is used. If a student submits an assignment outside of Canvas, the assignment may not be visible in Canvas for the instructor. Grading (One Method Only) Instructors can use EITHER Canvas SpeedGrader OR Turnitin GradeMark with QuickMarks to grade an assignment.

  7. Canvas How-To: Turnitin Assignments

    Inside Turnitin, review the feedback and click any blue "Comment" icon to read the comment. Submit Directly to Turnitin on Student's Behalf. The Canvas integration with Turnitin does not permit an instructor to make an initial submission on behalf of a student and also have that submission be part of the Canvas assignment.

  8. Canvas and Turnitin

    Update: As of June 30, 2016, Instructors must no longer launch a Turnitin assignment to initiate the assignment in Turnitin.The Turnitin release notes state, "Students can now launch into an assignment and trigger its creation; this relieves instructors from being forced to have first interaction with the assignment before students are able to submit."

  9. Using Turnitin with Canvas

    Turnitin External Tool: The Turnitin External Tool is available in Canvas. This tool allows you access to Turnitin's full suite of evaluation tools, including Turnitin's online grading tools (Feedback Studio) and peer review system (PeerMark). When using the External Tool, you create the assignment and your students submit to the assignment ...

  10. Using TurnItIn with Canvas Assignments

    Adding TurnItIn to an assignment. Find the "Submission Type" settings area. From the dropdown menu, make sure to choose "Online.". In the list of "Online Entry Options," make sure to select "File Uploads" only: After you select "File Uploads," a new section called "Plagiarism Review" will appear right underneath the ...

  11. Submitting a Turnitin Assignment (Student Guide)

    Navigate to the Canvas Turnitin assignment you would like to submit and click the "Submit Assignment" button in the top-right hand corner. You can select "File Upload" or "Text Entry" depending on what the instructor has allowed. Choose the file you would like to upload or enter your text in the box provided. Acknowledge the Turnitin statement ...

  12. PDF Turnitin Canvas Integration

    An instructor can use this ... How do I submit a Turnitin Assignment? ... Due Dates: When you create a Turnitin assignment in Canvas the due date will become Turnitin's close date for the assignment. Unless you change the Turnitin setting to allow late submissions the assignment will close on

  13. Turnitin: Creating a Turnitin Assignment

    Turnitin is optional, and can be used on a course by course, assignment by assignment basis. All Canvas assignments using Turnitin MUST have a due date. If you do not set a due date, Turnitin will set a due date for 1 week after you save and publish the assignment. Turnitin reports are automatically linked to Canvas based on two triggering events:

  14. Submitting a Turnitin Assignment in Canvas

    Click on the tab of the file type you wish to submit and then select the file you wish to upload or attach and click the Submit Assignment button. Note: Remember to click the Submit Assignment button at bottom of box once you are ready to upload or attach your file. Submission is not complete until you do. Submit a request. Turnitin is the ...

  15. How do I submit an online assignment?

    You can submit online assignments in Canvas using several submission types. Instructors can choose what kind of online submissions they want you to use. You may also have the option to resubmit assignments if your instructor allows. Files uploaded using the Rich Content Editor count toward your user storage quota.

  16. Instructor FAQ

    Select the "submit" icon to the right of the assignment you wish to submit to. Use the pull-down menu labeled "submit a paper by" to choose your submission method. If you are submitting a paper for a student who is already enrolled in your class, you may select his or her e-mail address using the pull-down menu labeled "author's user name".

  17. Instructors: How to re-submit Turnitin Assignment directly to overwrite

    Instructors: How to re-submit Turnitin Assignment directly to overwrite an existing student submission. The following information provided by Turnitin will help you resubmit a student's paper to Turnitin through Canvas.

  18. Instructor quick start guide

    Select the Add Class button to start creating a class to visit the Create a new class page. Enter a class name and an enrollment key. Your students can use the enrollment key to join your class. The class end date is the date that your class expires. When a class expires, students can no longer submit papers or enroll in the class.

  19. Submit a Text Entry Assignment

    When the entry is ready, click Submit Assignment. At the top of the page, it will display the date and time of the file submission. If an assignment is using Turnitin, a text similarity checker, a similarity report icon will appear next to the date and time of the file submission. ... Canvas Instructor Cheat Sheet; Canvas Mobile Apps; Canvas ...

  20. Planned Release: Turnitin Feedback Studio Upgraded on May 13, 2024

    Rutgers Canvas integration of Turnitin's Canvas Plagiarism Framework is unaffected. Instructors do not need to edit Canvas assignments with Submission Type: Online and Plagiarism Review: Turnitin. Feedback Studio LTI 1.3 is able to launch existing Canvas assignments using LTI 1.1. Instructors do not need to relink assignments.

  21. Understanding Turnitin's AI Writing Detection Feature

    My students have already submitted an assignment in Canvas. Can I still use Turnitin to check for originality? October 4, 2023. Turnitin to release AI writing detection capabilities on April 4, 2023 ... Google is now 1.3 in Canvas. Look for the Google Drive (LTI 1.3) option when submitting assignments and creating Collaborations. Introducing ...

  22. Can a teacher submit an assignment for a student?

    So, if you can hang on just a little while longer, that would be great. Also, you can read more about this at: Idea Conversations: The Path Forward. Second, the even better news is related to your question about when Instructure might implement a way for instructors to submit an assignment on behalf of students.

  23. Submitting to an assignment

    In Canvas, only the student role can submit to an assignment. Navigate to your course. From the Assignments tab, open your assignment. Use the Submit Assignment button to get started. Use the Choose file button to find the file you'd like to upload. When you're done select the Submit assignment button to upload to Turnitin.

  24. Frequently Asked Questions

    On the students' end, if an instructor chooses to "Treat ungraded assignments as zero" in a courses gradebook, students have to manually uncheck a box to not "Calculate only based on graded assignments" (Image 9) to see the same grade total in the course that the instructor sees (to be on the same page as the instructor concerning the grade ...

  25. Submitting to an assignment

    From the Assignments tab, open your assignment. Use the Submit Assignment button to get started. Use the Choose file button to find the file you'd like to upload. It is possible that your institution is using the Canvas Student Experience view. If the upload submission window does not look like the image above, it may look like this instead:

  26. Resubmit Assignments Through TurnItIn

    Resubmit Assignments Through TurnItIn. 03-10-2024 09:17 PM. Hi Canvas Community. We have an assignment that was created for a Canvas course without the TurnItIn option being enabled. The teacher has now added the TurnItIn option to the assignment - however, all the students had already submitted their final drafts last week into Canvas.

  27. Submit to an assignment

    To submit a paper to an assignment on Turnitin, the user must log in and upload a file to an existing assignment. Assignments in Turnitin cannot accept student submissions until the assignment start date and time has passed. Assignments may also reject submissions after the due date and time set by the instructor.

  28. Solved: Re: Turnitin

    But it's that you want to change all your assignments to go through it and send students notifications that the assignments changed, yeah? Unfortunately there is not a way to set all the assignments to default to go through Turnitin; it is something that you have to edit each and every assignment to do 😐

  29. Turnitin

    Instructure Academy; Instructure Brand Hub; ... Can I set a default so that all of my assignments do a turnitin check and not notify students? Thank you! I also have this question ... Find My Canvas URL Help Logging into Canvas Generate a Pairing Code Canvas Browser and Computer Requirements Change Canvas Notification Settings Submit a Peer ...

  30. Re: Why does the Assignments API not return any Tu...

    I also want to get info on which schools and departments are using Turnitin assignments in Canvas. As a Turnitin admin, I can get reports on which instructors are using Turnitin and a report using Course names, but these reports do not give me the course code or subaccount, which would tell me which school and department these courses are in.