Deduct For Late Submissions

Deducting grades from students for late submission is not only unpleasant, but also tedious.  You can have Canvas automate the process.  Here is how: 1. Go to course settings. 2. Under “feature options,” turn on “new gradebook.” 3. Click on the...

Back-to-school list for Canvas

As you get ready for the beginning of the semester, you might also create a virtual classroom by using Canvas. Canvas can be used to share class materials, collect assignments, communicate with students and grade assessments. You may use one or two features, or you...

Common Turnitin Issues

We have had Turnitin integration in Canvas in a while and we have heard of a few issues which I would like to address in the following question and answer format. If you are a new user of Turnitin, please check this post for instructions on how to deploy the tool in...

Plagiarism Spectrum

Students and faculty alike can struggle with the question of what constitutes plagiarism. Turnitin has developed a helpful teaching tool for you and your students to discuss what they call the Plagiarism Spectrum. The spectrum is visualized in this pdf, along with...