Administrator Training

Train Instructors

When it comes time for instructor training, follow these steps and use the downloadable guides and customizable presentations to ensure smooth informational and training sessions that cover all the important points.

Overview

Step 1

Hold informational sessions covering the basics of how Turnitin works, and more importantly why instructors should be using Turnitin and the benefits they'll see.

Step 2

Conduct functional training sessions covering essentials like creating an account, setting up classes and assignments, and diving into how-to navigate and use OriginalityCheck, PeerMark and GradeMark.

Step 3

Show instructors where to go and what to do when they encounter roadblocks. Turnitin offers an online help center to get them through most functionality and common problems. As well as a Help Desk team of product specialists to help them through more unique situations.

Step 4

Share best practices on using Turnitin and links to live and recorded webinars hosted by Turnitin.

Step 1: Information Session

Hold informational sessions covering the basics of how Turnitin works, and more importantly why instructors should be using Turnitin and the benefits they'll see.

Overview of topics to cover:

  • Overview of the Turnitin suite
    • OriginalityCheck
    • PeerMark
    • GradeMark
  • Student Needs
  • Instructor Benefits

Download Turnitin Overview Slides

Step 2: Functional Training

Conduct functional training sessions covering essentials like creating an account, setting up classes and assignments, and diving into how-to navigate and use OriginalityCheck, PeerMark and GradeMark.

What to cover in a basic training session:

  • Creating an Account
  • Logging in to Turnitin
  • Submitting a Paper
  • Viewing an OriginalityCheck Report
  • Using GradeMark Comments

Download a How-to Demo Guide (.doc)
Download Slides (.pptx)

Step 3: Getting Help

Show instructors where to go and what to do when they encounter roadblocks. Turnitin offers an online help center to get them through most functionality and common problems. As well as a Help Desk team of product specialists to help them through more unique situations.

 

Step 4: Best Practices

Watch these Turnitin Academy Live webinar recordings that focus on Best Practices.


OriginalityCheck Best Practices

Ready to take your use of OriginalityCheck to the next level? Learn to use some advanced features of Turnitin like discussion boards, reflection assignments, and revision assignments, to improve writing skills and encourage original work.

View a recording


PeerMark Best Practices

Want to conduct student peer reviews effectively and efficiently? Learn how to use PeerMark to distribute papers to review, collect useful reviewer feedback, encourage student participation, and achieve cognitive benefits of peer review.

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GradeMark Best Practices

Tired of lugging stacks of papers all over town and scribbling illegible feedback in the margins for hours on end? Learn how to use GradeMark to provide more meaningful feedback in less time and track class progress and problem areas.

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