Moodle Assignment or Turnitin?

September 29, 2016 in Moodle Assignments - Teacher, Turnitin - Teacher

Moodle Turnitin
Recommended use For a variety of assessment where originality matching (of text) is not essential;Can be set up to allow one submission only before due date or as many as wish before due date For text-based assessment where originality checking is essential;Can be set up to allow one submission only before due date or as many as wish before due date
Recommended file size Up to 20Mb Up to 20 Mb
Format restrictions Accepts a wide range of formats but no zipped files Some format restrictions e.g. no scanned material or files created in e.g. photoshop and saved as PDF, no spreadsheets, must have content containing 25+ words
Number of submissions per student Set up allows for up to 20 files Set up allows for up to 5 parts (five files) per submission area.
Recommended file type Word or PDF Word or PDF
Copyright/plagiarism declarations No tickbox stating the submission is the student’s own work (this text should be added to by staff to the assessment information) Students have to check a box to state the submission is their own work before they can submit anything
Originality checking Moodle does not check text for originality Turnitin checks text for originality and produces a report
Confirmation of successful submission Confirmation  is shown online once submitted Confirmation  is shown online once submitted
Receipting Student is sent a simple receipt Student is sent a detailed receipt
Late submission notification Late submission is flagged when the submission has been successfully submitted Late submission is flagged online when the submission has been successfully submitted and on the receipt
Feedback options Feedback is recommended through OAT, accessible in Moodle. Text and audio files can also be uploaded in Moodle Gradecentre Feedback is recommended through OAT, but text can also be annotated in Turnitin Grademark and shared with students

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