Setting Up Turnitin Feedback Studio

Setting Up Turnitin Feedback Studio

Welcome! In this lesson, we will review the basics to help you get started using your Turnitin Feedback Studio account. (It is recommended to complete each step within your account during this lesson.)  

By the end of this module, you will be able to:

Goal Setting and Preparation

Goal Setting and Preparation

Directions: Let’s take a moment to reflect on how you plan to use Feedback Studio in your classroom.

Q1) Have you received an email from Turnitin with account access or been given an account ID and join password?

Q2) Have you considered how you plan to use Turnitin Feedback Studio in your classroom?

Q3) As you are getting started in your account, think about how you will implement Feedback Studio within the next few weeks to start.

Set Up Your Instructor Account

Set Up Your Instructor Account

Did you know there are several ways to create your Feedback Studio Account? If you received an email from the Turnitin team, simply click the Create Password button in the email and follow the steps to create your online profile.

Alternatively, you will need to obtain your Feedback Studio account ID and join password to join your institution’s account.

Watch the video below for help with completing your account setup.

If at any time there are specific questions, you may review details in this manual or contact the support team.



What Can You Do with Your Account?

Create a reflection assignment

  • True
  • False

Copy an assignment

  • True
  • False

Type essays like a word processing program

  • True
  • False

Connect comments to rubrics

  • True
  • False

Filter matched content

  • True
  • False

Drag and drop comments on an assignment

  • True
  • False

Add Classes to Your Account

Add Classes to Your Account

Before setting-up assignments, the classes you teach must be added to your account. Follow these steps in order to add a class to your account. If you need a visual reminder, you can review the video below:

Steps:

  1. Navigate to the All Classes homepage.

  2. Click the Add Class button to create a class.

  3. On the Create a New Class page, enter a class name.

  4. Enter an enrollment password. The class enrollment password is the password your students will use to enroll in your class. Pick a password that is easy for your students to remember and that contains all lowercase letters.

  5. Select the subject area(s) of your class and level(s) of your students.

  6. Select the end date of the class. The end date is the date your class expires. When a class expires students can no longer submit papers or enroll in the class. The default duration for all classes is 6 months. If you want your class to last longer or shorter, you can change the end date.

  7. Click Submit to add the class to your homepage.


Tips: Dates can be modified at a later date. Write down (or take a screenshot) of your Class ID and Enrollment password since you will need to provide this information to your students.

Order the Class Creation Process

  • Navigate to the 'All Classes' homepage
  • Click the 'Add Class' button to create a class.
  • On the 'Create a New Class' page, enter a class name.
  • Enter an enrollment password. The class enrollment password is the password your students will use to enroll in your class. Pick a password that is easy for your students to remember and that contains all lowercase letters.
  • Select the subject area(s) of your class and level(s) of your students.
  • Select the end date of the class. The end date is the date your class expires. When a class expires students can no longer submit papers or enroll in the class. The default duration for all classes is 6 months. If you want your class to last longer or shorter, you can change the end date.
  • Click 'Submit' to add the class to your homepage.

Enroll Students

Enroll Students

Decide if you’d like for your students to self-enroll or if you will add them to the class manually:

 

Adding Students to a Class

  1. Click on the Students tab and select Add Student

  2. Enter the student’s information

  3. The student will receive an email with information to enroll in this class

Note: You may also upload a student list to add multiple students at once.

 Or
 

Student Self-Enrollment

  1. Provide students with the Class ID and enrollment password

  2. Instruct students to log in to turnitin.com, then select Create Account

  3. Students will complete the form with all required information


Watch the video below for a visual tutorial if there are any questions.

 

Student Account Tutorials

Student Account Tutorials

After choosing how’d you like to enroll your students, download the appropriate tutorial and share this with your students.

Tutorial 1: Enroll in a class from an email

Tutorial 2: Create a student account on Turnitin.com or TurnitinUK.com

 

Setting Up and Submitting to Assignments

Setting Up and Submitting to Assignments

Before collecting student submissions, assignments must be set up in the instructor account. Review the video below and complete the steps with a practice assignment in your own account.


As you can see, there are many opportunities for customization around assignments. Settings can be changed at any time before the assignment is due.

What Type of Assignments Can Be Created?

Directions: Drag the assignment type to its description.

  • Peer review
  • General assignment
  • Reflection
  • Revision

Summary

Summary

In summary, you should now feel prepared to get started in your Turnitin account. The next lessons will help you understand how to use and implement the features in your classroom.

Post-assessment/Checklist

Directions: Follow these quick steps to get started using your account right away. (Note: You may have completed some of these steps during this module. We recommend trying each step before moving to the next module).

Step 1) Access you Feedback Studio Account

Step 2) Add Classes

Step 3) Enroll Students

Step 4) Create Assignments

Step 5) Begin using Feedback Studio!

Would you like a quick guide to help your students get started? Save this “cheat sheet” and share it with your students.