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  1. What is Turnitin?
  2. How can I create an instructor account?
  3. How can I create a student account?
FAQ Answers
1. What is Turnitin?
Turnitin is an online resource for educators and students concerned with developing quality writing and research skills. Turnitin does this by:
  • Providing a reliable, efficient, and powerful deterrent to digital plagiarism
  • Hosting an online interface for convenient and innovative peer-to-peer review
  • Allowing for online grading with full contextual markup, use of rubrics, and quickmarks
  • Offering a gradebook with multiple scaling and grading options, comments, and assignment types
  • Providing instructors the ability to aggregate student works into digital portfolios
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2. How can I create an instructor account?
Instructor accounts can only be created by the institution's Turnitin Administrator. When the account has been created you will receive an email with the instructions to follow. You will be given a user name and password which are needed to log into Turnitin web site and add/modify your personal information. You need to log into Turnitin in order to add classes and assignments.

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3. How can I create a student account?
Go to Turnitin web site www.turnitin.com and create a user profile (for first time users) and follow the instructions.

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