TurnItIn: Draft Coach

TurnItIn: Draft Coach

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Introduction

TurnItIn Draft Coach supports students in delivering high-quality academic writing, using text similarity checking to highlight the importance of research and correctly citing sources. Students can effortlessly run a report to check their Google Doc for similarity against a vast database of sources. Any matches are individually highlighted and can be reviewed in the easy-to-navigate side panel.

Features

  1. Reports only visible by the student who ran them
  2. Student work is not indexed in the global or institutional repositories
  3. Similarity report can be run three times on the same document
  4. Unlimited Citation Checks available to help identify when citations are missing references or when references are missing citations.

Achieving Academic Integrity

Academic integrity and responsible behavior are a part of the learning and teaching conversations, no matter the course modality. Explore the following approaches and methods which emphasize prevention and education on the Achieving Academic Integrity page.

Getting Started

Instructor Resources

Encouraging student use of TurnItIn Draft Coach

Draft Coach is intended to support students in delivering high-quality academic writing. See the TurnItIn Draft Coach FAQs for more information.

Syllabus Statement

Add the statement below to the required technologies section of your syllabus.

This course will use TurnItIn: Draft Coach to evaluate certain written assignments. Visit the TurnItIn: Draft Coach learning tool guide to view the terms of service, privacy policy, accessibility statement, and steps for getting started with TurnItIn: Draft Coach.

Student Resources

Using TurnItIn: Draft Coach

Instructors may recommend that you run a similarity report on a written assignment before submitting via Canvas. Use the following resources to get started:

You may also review the Instructor FAQ for information about how Draft Coach differs from the TurnItIn software in Canvas.

 Training

Turnitin Webinars

See a list of synchronous webinars available to you via the Training Webinars page.

Turnitin Onboarding Academy

The Turnitin Onboarding Academy aims to provide teachers, lecturers, and other teaching staff the knowledge and skills to start using Turnitin products. To begin, visit the Turnitin Onboarding Academy page.

Licensing

Support

  1. Turnitin Support website
  2. ISU Solution Center: solution@iastate.edu / 515-294-4000

TurnItIn: Draft Coach Now Available for Students

TurnItIn Draft Coach supports students in delivering high-quality academic writing, using text similarity checking to highlight the importance of research and correctly citing sources. Students can effortlessly run a report to check their Google Docs