TurnItIn Instructions 

 
To use Turnitin, you will need to create an account. Before you begin this process, however, you will need to have a valid class ID and enrollment password from a class where you will be submitting assignments.
 
CREATE A USER PROFILE:
  1. Go to www.turnitin.com and click on the "Create account" link next to the "Sign In" buttonWatch Tutorial
  2. Click on the "student" link
  3. The "Create a New Turnitin Student Account" form must be completed to create a new student user account
  4. Enter the class ID number and the case sensitive Turnitin class enrollment password
  5. Enter the user first name, last name, and a valid e-mail address to use as the login for Turnitin (we suggest that you use your district Google email address [username]@flaschools.org ) 
  6. Create a user password. The user password must be between six and twelve characters long and contain at least one letter and one number. Re-enter the password to confirm it (we suggest that you use your district password ) 
  7. Select a secret question from the drop-down menu. Enter the answer for the question. Remember and keep this information. The answer is case and space sensitive
  8. Review the user agreement. To continue using Turnitin, click on "I agree -- create profile"
  9. From the completed user profile creation page, click on "Log in to Turnitin"
JOIN A CLASS:
You may need to join additional classes that are using Turnitin. Here's how:Watch Join Tutorial

TO ENROLL IN A CLASS AS AN EXISTING USER:

  1. Log into Turnitin with a student user profile
  2. Click on the "enroll in a class" tab on the student homepage
  3. Enter the class ID and enrollment password for the new class
  4. Click "submit" to enroll in the class and add it to the student user homepage

TURN IN AN ASSIGNMENT:

You can turn in a paper using one of the two following methods:  Watch Submission Video

SUBMITTING A PAPER BY SINGLE FILE UPLOAD:

This method will work for papers saved in the following fomats: Microsoft Word™ (DOC or DOCX), WordPerfect®, HTML, Adobe PostScript®, Plain text (TXT), Rich Text Format (RTF), Portable Document Format (PDF), or Hangul (HWP)
  1. Start by clicking on the class name you would like to submit to after logging in to Turnitin
  2. Click on the Submit button to the right of the assignment name
  3. Select single file upload from the choose a paper submission method: pull down menu
  4. Click the Browse button and select the file to upload. Fill in the submission title field with the paper name
  5. Click upload to upload the file. A status bar will appear displaying the upload progress
  6. Review the preview panel. This is a text only version of the paper being uploaded. Confirm it is the correct version of the file to send
  7. Click the "submit" button Warning: This step must be completed, or the submission is not finished. The paper will not be available to the student or the instructor.
After the submission has been completed on step 7 a digital receipt is displayed on screen. A copy is also sent via e-mail to the address for the user login. Save the receipt and the paper ID it contains, as this is proof of a completed submission.

SUBMITTING A PAPER BY COPY AND PASTE:
  1. Start by clicking on the class name you would like to submit to after logging in to Turnitin
  2. Click on the "Submit" button to the right of the assignment name
  3. Select "cut & paste upload" from the "choose a paper submission method:"" pull down menu
  4. Fill in the submission title field and copy the text from the text document. This must be done from a word processor able to open the file you wish to submit content from. Do not manually type an entire paper in the copy/paste field, which could cause the user login to time-out, losing all the entered data
    Tip: To cut and paste text, highlight the text of a paper in a word processing or text editing program and select copy from the edit menu. To transfer the text into your browser, place your mouse cursor in the text box of the submission page and select "paste" from your browser’s "edit" menu
  5. Click "submit" to complete the cut and paste submission of the text pasted into the content box

 
 
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