Turnitin Assignment Set Up for Formative Feedback

The following guidance is for setting up a DRAFT Turnitin Assignment for Formative Feedback only.

In the fields displayed edit / enter:

Screen image showing the dates option for setting up a Formative Feedback Turnitin Assignment

Assignment title: Assignment for Formative Feedback
Point Value: 0
Select the radio button Allow only file types that Turnitin can check for similarity
Start Date: This date should be from the point the first assessment brief is given to students.
Due Date: This is the date the Formative assessment is due
Post Date: Unlike other DRAFT Turnitin Assignments, this must be set after the Due Date even though no feedback release will be required.

Screen image of the Optional Settings icon

Select Optional Settings:

Amend the special instructions to inform students that this submission point is for Formative Feedback on their DRAFT Assignment.

Screen image of the special instructions area under the optional settings when setting up a Turnitin Assignment

Finally, ensure remaining settings are exactly as follows;

Allow submissions after the due date? Yes
Generate Similarity Reports for submissions? Yes
Generate Similarity Reports for student submission: immediately (can overwrite reports until due date)
Exclude bibliographic materials from Similarity Index for all papers in this assignment? No
Exclude quoted materials from Similarity Index for all papers in this assignment? No
Exclude small sources? No
Allow students to see Similarity Reports? Yes
Exclude assignment template Ignore
Reveal grades to students only on post date? No
Enable anonymous marking? No
Submit papers to: no repository
Search Options: tick all 3 options

Screen image showing the optional settings required for Formative Feedback Turnitin Assignment set up.

Then select Submit, wait a few seconds and then select OK.