Draft Turnitin Set-Up in Blackboard Ultra

Two Draft Turnitin submission points will have already been created in the Ultra template. However if you need to create further Draft submission points please see Setting up a Turnitin Assignment in Blackboard Ultra for the initial steps then follow steps below:

Screen image showing the Title, Instructions and Dates fields for setting up a Turnitin Assignment

Title: Enter DRAFT
Instructions: (NB: There is a 250 character display limit to this field)
Max Grade: 0
Start Date: Should be from the point the first assessment brief is given to students.
Due Date: Should be at the point at which the last assessment is submitted for this module including reassessment.
Feedback Release Date: 1 day after the above Due Date

Optional Settings

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Submit papers to: Do not store the submitted papers

Submission Settings

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Allow submission of any file type: Select this option if the assessment is a non essay / text submission, e.g. for poster or PowerPoint presentations.  This does not include media files.  Media or Audio files should be submitted to a Blackboard Assignment via ReCap.

Allow late submissions: This should not be selected for DRAFT set-up.

Enable anonymous marking: Select if this assessment is being marked anonymously.

Attach Rubric

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For DRAFT Set-Up select No Rubric.

Compare Against

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Select each check box to generate a similarity report for submissions.  If no Similarity report is necessary (e.g. Poster Presentation) then these fields should be unchecked.

Similarity Report

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For DRAFT Set-Up, select: Generate reports immediately (students can resubmit until due date).

Screen image showing the exclusion options in Turnitin

Allow students to view Similarity Reports: this should be selected for all set-ups that are generating a similarity report, i.e. where each check box has been selected under ‘Compare Against’.

Exclude bibliographic materials: should be unchecked.
Exclude quoted materials: should be unchecked
Exclude small sources: should be unchecked.

Exclusions can be later selected by the marker via Feedback Studio.

Exclude Assignment Template

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Please ignore this section

Additional Settings

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Select to save these settings for future use if you are creating the same type of assignment e.g. all DRAFT or all FINAL or all AFTER DEADLINE.

Finally select Submit:

screen image of how a Turnitin Assignment set up appears when built in Blackboard Ultra

Setting-up a Turnitin Assignment in Blackboard Ultra

From within the module Ultra Blackboard select to expand the Assessments folder, then expand the relevant sub-folder (e.g. Draft, Assessment 1 etc).

Image of a Turnitin Assessment folder highlighting Content Market


If no content exists within this folder simply select Content Market. If content does exist you will need to select the small + sign and select Content Market from the drop-down list:

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From the Content Market screen select Turnitin

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Complete the necessary fields (see below for further links to guidance):

Screen image showing the Title, Instructions and Dates fields for setting up a Turnitin Assignment

Please follow the links below for the remaining set-up steps depending on which Turnitin Assignment submission point you are creating:

After Deadline Turnitin Set-Up in Blackboard Ultra

Please see Setting up a Turnitin Assignment in Blackboard Ultra for the initial steps then follow steps below:

Screen image showing the Title, Instructions and Dates fields for setting up a Turnitin Assignment

Title: Enter AFTER DEADLINE followed by the Assessment Name
Instructions: Submit your AFTER DEADLINE submission here for this assessment, e.g. late submissions or submissions with an agreed extension. For assessment issues, contact the Course Administration Team. For technical issues, contact: i-zone@canterbury.ac.uk.
(NB: There is a 250 character display limit to this field)
Max Grade: 100
Start Date: This is 1 minute after the Due Date and time for the FINAL submission point.
Due Date: 5 weeks minus 1 day after the above Start Date with the time set for 14:00hrs
Feedback Release Date: 1 day after the above Due Date.

Optional Settings

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Submit papers to: Standard paper repository

Submission Settings

Screen image showing the submission settings in Turnitin

Allow submission of any file type: Select this option if the assessment is a non essay / text submission, e.g. for poster or PowerPoint presentations.  This does not include media files.  Media or Audio files should be submitted to a Blackboard Assignment via ReCap.

Allow late submissions: This should be selected for AFTER DEADLINE set-up.

Enable anonymous marking: Select if this assessment is being marked anonymously.

Attach Rubric

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To attach a Rubric to either your FINAL or AFTERDEADLINE Assignments, select the check box next to Attach a rubric, then select the drop-down arrow from the box to select a Rubric that exists in your personal Turnitin Rubric Library.

If the Rubric does not appear in the drop-down list, you can upload one via the Launch Rubric Manager link.  Please see additional instructions and guidance under Turnitin Rubric and Grading Forms on the TEL Knowledge Base for Staff.

Compare Against

Screen image showing the Compare Against options in Turnitin

Select each check box to generate a similarity report for submissions.  If no Similarity report is necessary (e.g. Poster Presentation) then these fields should be unchecked.

Similarity Report

Screen image showing the Similarity Report options in Turnitin

For AFTER DEADLINE Set-Up, select: Generate reports immediately (students cannot resubmit).

Screen image showing the exclusion options in Turnitin

Allow students to view Similarity Reports: this should be selected for all set-ups that are generating a similarity report, i.e. where each check box has been selected under ‘Compare Against’.

Exclude bibliographic materials: should be unchecked.
Exclude quoted materials: should be unchecked
Exclude small sources: should be unchecked.

Exclusions can be later selected by the marker via Feedback Studio.

Exclude Assignment Template

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Please ignore this section.

Additional Settings

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Select to save these settings for future use if you are creating the same type of assignment e.g. all DRAFT or all FINAL or all AFTER DEADLINE.

Finally select Submit.

screen image of how a Turnitin Assignment set up appears when built in Blackboard Ultra

Final Turnitin Set-Up in Blackboard Ultra

Please see Setting up a Turnitin Assignment in Blackboard Ultra for the initial steps then follow steps below:

Screen image showing the Title, Instructions and Dates fields for setting up a Turnitin Assignment

Title: Enter FINAL followed by the Assessment Name
Instructions: Submit your FINAL submission here for this assessment. For assessment issues, contact the Course Administration Team. For technical issues, contact: i-zone@canterbury.ac.uk.
(NB: There is a 250 character display limit to this field)
Max Grade: 100
Start Date: This should be a minimum of 2 weeks before the Due Date.
Due Date: The date the assessment is due with the time set for 14:00hrs
Feedback Release Date: The date that feedback and marks are released back to the students, usually 15 working days / 3 weeks.

Optional Settings

Screen image showing the optional settings expanded and the submit papers to drop down

Submit papers to: Standard paper repository

Submission Settings

Screen image showing the submission settings in Turnitin

Allow submission of any file type: Select this option if the assessment is a non essay / text submission, e.g. for poster or PowerPoint presentations.  This does not include media files.  Media or Audio files should be submitted to a Blackboard Assignment via ReCap.

Allow late submissions: This should not be selected for a FINAL set-up.

Enable anonymous marking: Select if this assessment is being marked anonymously.

Attach Rubric

Screen image of attach rubric drop-down field in Turnitin

To attach a Rubric to either your FINAL or AFTERDEADLINE Assignments, select the check box next to Attach a rubric, then select the drop-down arrow from the box to select a Rubric that exists in your personal Turnitin Rubric Library.

If the Rubric does not appear in the drop-down list, you can upload one via the Launch Rubric Manager link.  Please see additional instructions and guidance under Turnitin Rubric and Grading Forms on the TEL Knowledge Base for Staff.

Compare Against

Screen image showing the Compare Against options in Turnitin

Select each check box to generate a similarity report for submissions.  If no Similarity report is necessary (e.g. Poster Presentation) then these fields should be unchecked.

Similarity Report

Screen image showing the Similarity Report options in Turnitin

For FINAL Set-Up, select: Generate reports on due date (students can resubmit until due date).

Screen image showing the exclusion options in Turnitin

Allow students to view Similarity Reports: this should be selected for all set-ups that are generating a similarity report, i.e. where each check box has been selected under ‘Compare Against’.

Exclude bibliographic materials: should be unchecked.
Exclude quoted materials: should be unchecked
Exclude small sources: should be unchecked.

Exclusions can be later selected by the marker via Feedback Studio.

Exclude Assignment Template

Screen image of Turnitin's Exclude Assignment Template

Please ignore this section.

Additional Settings

Screen image of the Additional Settings option in Turnitin

Select to save these settings for future use if you are creating the same type of assignment e.g. all DRAFT or all FINAL or all AFTER DEADLINE.

Finally select: Submit

screen image of how a Turnitin Assignment set up appears when built in Blackboard Ultra

Blackboard Ultra Profile, Personal Settings including Notifications

From Base Navigation select your name to access your profile. Your profile appears with some information., you cannot delete your profile and certain areas are not editable.

The following guidance links out directly to Blackboard’s own resources:

NB: Your notification email will be sent directly to your CCCU email account’s main inbox as standard. As the notifications cannot be disabled entirely, you can create a rule to send it to a separate folder that you can then check on in your own time and not have it get in the way of other pressing messages. Follow the guide produced by our IT Trainers to set up a rule in Outlook.

Blackboard Ultra Building and Editing Content

This 14 min video covers how to

  • Add a banner / image to tile
  • Enrolling Users
  • Uploading, copying, creating and moving content
  • Progress Tracking
  • Posting an Announcement and Sending a Message
https://cccu.yuja.com/V/Video?v=196266&node=833198&a=1495344102&autoplay=1

Direct Link: https://cccu.yuja.com/V/Video?v=196266&node=833198&a=1495344102&autoplay=1

The following guidance links directly to Blackboard’s own resources:

Getting Started with Blackboard Ultra

The following guidance links out directly to Blackboard’s own resources

For a quick overview of the Ultra site environment view this short 6 min tutorial:

https://cccu.yuja.com/V/Video?v=192018&node=817956&a=2004095644&autoplay=1

Direct Link: https://cccu.yuja.com/V/Video?v=192018&node=817956&a=2004095644&autoplay=1