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This document describes how instructors can view a student Turnitin assignment after it has been submitted


  1. Follow the link to the assignment in the location where you created it for your students to go to the Assignment Inbox.

  1. Clicking the paper title, similarity score, or pencil icon will launch the Feedback Studio to view and grade the paper. The triple-dot menu at the end of the row will let you download a paper, delete a student submission, or upload a paper on behalf of a student. 

  2. With the Feedback Studio open, Click on the Layers icon to access the Similarity and Grading Report
    Layers Icon

  3. Click on the check mark and paper and pencil icon to add QuickMarks and Text Comments
    QuickMarks and Text Comments

Viewing the Similarity Report

  1. To view the Similarity Report click Layers Icon and check mark Similarity
    Similarity Icon

  2. Adding a comment in the essay: There is a comment tab that allows the grader to write out original feedback. There are preset comments designed by Turnitin. Also, the grader can create comments and then use.
    1. Place the cursor anywhere in the paper and click. A blank comments tab will appear. Type feedback and save
    2. Click and drag a preset comment to the desired section or create new comments. Comments save automatically as you advance to another students paper
      Add Comment

  3. To edit a comment: scroll over the comment in the essay
    1. For an originally blank comment, click edit
    2. For a preset comment, click comment
      Preset Comments

  4. To remove a comment
    1. Click on the cancel option if it has not been applied
    2. Click on the little trash can if it has been applied

  5. To add a long comment
    1. At the bottom, click on the dialog icon
    2. Click edit to type up comment
    3. Click save to apply comment
      Text Comments

  6. To add rubrics
    1. At the bottom click on the last icon on the right
    2. Add rubrics by clicking on the tool icon in the right corner
    3. When the rubrics option appears, click on chain icon to attach
    4. Click on score for each section
    5. When finished, click on Apply rubric percentage to grade

  7. Move to the next essay
    1. Click on the arrow at the top
    2. Click on Paper at the top and select a student