Canvas How-To: Turnitin Assignment

Enabling Turnitin on a Canvas Assignment

Instructors can enable Turnitin on regular Canvas assignments – it is not a separate assignment tool as it is in Blackboard.

  1. Open the Submission Type menu and select External Tool
  2. Click Find.

Add a TII assignment

From the list of External Tools:

  1. Select the Turnitin tool
  2. Click Select.

Part 2 of TII configuration

Comprehensive Turnitin Guide

Viewing the Similarity Report

Within the assignment details window, click on Speedgrader.

Once in Speedgrader, click on the percentage highlighted in the red box.


The Similarity Report has different features for you to use.  In the column on the right-hand side, the first button [1] indicates what percent of the paper was found to be plagiarized