Here are some frequently asked questions that you may find useful when starting out using Turnitin in your FutureLearn Courses.
Once the student has submitted the assignment, please check that the submission date (which will appear red colour in Turnitin) is within the granted extension date.
Note that the originality report might not appear for up to 24 hours when more than one submission was made.
Students can use the UniStart site: 2017 Practice: Checking your work with Turnitin [this link opens in a new tab] to check their assessments for plagiarism.
Note: PDF documents must contain text to be submitted. PDF files containing only images of text will be rejected during the upload attempt. To determine if a document contains actual text, copy and paste a section or all of the text into a plain-text editor such as Microsoft Notepad or Apple TextEdit. If no text is copied over, the selection is not actual text.