Rubric examples

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Rubric examples Word versions of the example rubrics are below. You can also import the complete set into your Canvas site if you follow the instructions below. Once they are in your Canvas you can adapt and modify for your assessments. Action Research Critical Reflection  Essay Infographic  Portfolio  Presentation These example rubrics follow principles of good rubric design and will help … Read More

Updates to Turnitin Resources

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You would remember my post “Introducing Turnitin Feedback” from the 1st of March about the new Turnitin Interface.  In the past few days, I have been updating some of our existing Turnitin resources, providing new instructions and videos on how to use Turnitin Feedback Studio.   When visiting those resources, you will notice that links to instructions and resources for Turnitin … Read More

Introducing Turnitin Studio Feedback

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On Friday 2 December 2016, RMIT University upgraded its version of Turnitin Classic to the new Feedback Studio.  While still offering the same functionalities as the old version, Feedback Studio offers a more simplify, streamlined and intuitive interface by bringing together into one single menu bar the grading, feedback, and similarity checking.  The new interface allows instructors to have all the feedback … Read More

Upgrade to Turnitin

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Turnitin has recently released a product upgrade which will be available to RMIT University on the 3rd of December 2016.   This new upgrade called Turnitin Feedback Studio will replace the existing classic Turnitin.  Please note that you will still be able to switch between Turnitin Classic and Feedback Studio until August the 17th, 2017; after this date the classic … Read More

How to: Create a Blackboard assignment submission

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What is a Blackboard Assignment? A Blackboard Assignment is an online assignment submission tool that includes the following features: The following document will step you through the process of setting up a Blackboard assignment. You can follow the links in the document, and note that related how-to’s are listed below should you want to learn more. Download (PDF, 3.33MB) This … Read More

Student Guide: Using the similarity checker in Turnitin

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using similarity checker

Assignments submitted via Turnitin can be checked for originality against a wide variety of sources including previous student papers, online databases, internet sources and other uploaded documents. To learn more about how you can use the originality checker in Turnitin Classic, watch the Turnitin Student training video below. For instructions using Studio Feedback, visit the Interpreting the Similarity Report page. … Read More

How to: Use the similarity checker in Turnitin

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Originality checking

Assignments submitted via Turnitin can be checked for originality against a wide variety of sources including previous student papers, online databases, internet sources and other uploaded documents. To learn more about how you can use the originality checker in Turnitin Classic and Studio Feedback, watch the Instructor training videos below. You can also find more information on the Interpreting the … Read More

How to: Provide audio feedback using Turnitin

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providing audio feedback

Turnitin can be used to provide students with audio feedback on their assignments. Audio feedback is a great way to make a student’s feedback feel more personal. To learn more about how you can provide audio feedback in Turnitin Classic or in Studio Feedback, watch the videos below. Note also the related links at the bottom of the post, should … Read More

How to: Use The QuickMark manager in Turnitin

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using quickmark

Turnitin provides a collection of commonly used comments which you can use to provide feedback to students by marking up their work. These can be customised, and they can be shared with multiple markers to improve marking consistency and efficiency. To learn more about how you can manage the QuickMark function in Turnitin Classic and Studio Feedback watch the instructor … Read More