What is Turnitin.com? Turnitin is an internet-based plaigiarism detection service. Faculty can use the Turnitin.com plagiarism prevention program directly from the Assignments tool in iLearn. As the system runs student papers through the database, it generates a report that identifies sources for quoted or copied matieral. Using Turnitin.com integration makes it possible for the faculty to deter plagiarism, verify sources, investigate the originality of student work, and provide a resource to assist in teaching research and writing skills.
As a plaigiarism detection service Turnitin can be used:
- To ensure students are creating their own work.
- To authenticate outside sources.
- To assist educators in promoting academic honesty.