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Course Details

Using the TurnitinUK Originality Checking Software

Event Description

Date:    1 October 2014

Time:   2.00 pm – 4.30 pm

Additional course on:  25 February 2015, 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm

17 participants maximum


This workshop is designed to give an overview of the facilities of the TurnitinUK Originality Checking Software allowing participants the opportunity to set up assignments and view originality reports. The software compares electronic copies of student assignments with a range of online sources and also a bank of previously submitted student work.  In this way it can detect text matches which might be due to plagiarism.

The course will also discuss how the tool may be used to illustrate the nature of plagiarism to students with a view to preventing plagiarism. The University’s recommended approaches to doing this in both the UG and PG contexts will be covered.

Aims/Aimed at

Designed for:  Staff interested in using the TurnitinUK Originality Checking Software to assist in the detection of plagiarism of both online sources and other student assignments.


Familiarity with a Windows environment.

Booking Information

Registration is via Queen’s Online (In the navigation under My Services, select Other then Training Courses).

Booking URL: Queen’s Online
New Course: No
Course Type(s): Assessment and Giving Feedback
Staff Categories: Academic, Research
Keywords: Assessment, Feedback, TurnitinUK, Originality Checking Software, Plagiarism

Course Contact Details

Name: Centre for Educational Development
Telephone: 028 9097 1447