Answered By: I C
Last Updated: Feb 15, 2016     Views: 1126

When you create an assignment, a column is created in the Grade Centre.  Students submitting an assignment in Turnitin trigger the addition of a ‘needs grading’ exclamation mark in the Grade Centre.  In some very rare cases, the connection between Turnitin and the Grade Centre fails and Blackboard Gradebook does not currently reflect this assignment's submission status.

This results in some confusion as a student submits an assignment and receives confirmation it has been received by Turnitin but no ‘needs grading’ exclamation mark appears in the Grade Centre.

To ensure that data received from Turnitin is up-to-date; Instructors can click on the “sync grades” tool which is now adjacent to the Turnitin assignment link.  (To access, choose Course Tools > Turnitin Assignments)

 This could be updated after the due date has past or at the time of marking.

For more information please contact the Academic Integrity Officer

For technical help with Turnitin please contact the IT service desk

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