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The College of Charleston offers faculty access to Turnitin.  Integrated with the OAKS Assignments/Dropbox tool, Turnitin helps assess student assignments and prevent plagiarism. Turnitin checks written assignments for plagiarism from public online sources as well as its own database of student work.  It also checks for spelling and grammar mistakes.

Check assignments for plagiarism, grammar, and spelling in OAKS
Google Drive is similar to an online version of Microsoft Office.  It contains a word processing application (Docs), a spreadsheet application (Sheets) and a presentation application (Slides), plus Forms.  It allows you to easily share documents with others and do real-time collaboration on a document.  This tutorial will get you started withy your CofC official account.


Create a Turnitin Rubric for Grading

The rubric allows the instructor to choose which “judging” critera the student has most closely met and the rubric will then convert that into a score that can them be automatically moved to the “grade” area for the assignment.

View the tutorial: Create a Turnitin Rubric for Grading

Using PeerMark for Student Peer Review

PeerMark™ is a peer review assignment tool. Instructors can create and manage PeerMark assignments that allow students to read, review, and evaluate one or many papers submitted by their classmates. With the advanced options in PeerMark instructors can choose whether the reviews are anonymous or attributed.

View the tutorial: PeerMark: Peer Review Assignment Tool