Turnitin Is Live

December 27, 2017

Turnitin.com is available to all faculty and lecturers this semester. To begin using Turnitin, please self-enroll at turnitin.com

  1. Click “Create Account” in the upper-right corner of your screen.
  2. If you have not used Turnitin before, click “Instructor” under “Create a New Account.”
  3. Enter the Account ID and Join Key that is found in the lccfaculty-l email sent to all Leeward faculty and lecturers in late December 2017. Search your email inbox for the subject line: Join Turnitin 
    1. If you did not receive this email, contact the Leeward Turnitin administrator. See the end of this post for details.
  4. Then enter your user information and acknowledge the user agreement.
  5. Your Turnitin.com account is ready to use.

New users should view a recording of a webinar for Leeward faculty conducted on November 11, 2017. This video provides an in-depth overview of the Turnitin.com platform, various tools, and their functionality: https://youtu.be/VcNcpRmng_s

Note: This video is unedited, and it is over 80 minutes long.

A quickstart guide with instructions (creating classes and new assignments, submitting papers, etc.) and short instructional videos are found at https://guides.turnitin.com/01_Manuals_and_Guides/Instructor_Guides/01_Quick_Start_Guide

For assistance with setting up your Turnitin account, please contact Wayde Oshiro, Leeward Turnitin administrator. Email: waydeo [at] hawaii.edu

Workshops will be offered in Spring 2018 to assist faculty with using Turnitin.com. A workshop schedule will be announced soon.

Support for Turnitin comes from Innovation Funds awarded to the Faculty Senate in 2017. The Faculty Senate will be conducting a survey at the end of the Spring 2018 semester to evaluate the success of this initiative.