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Student Introduction to FoxTALE: Submitting a Turnitin Assignment

Submitting a Turnitin Assignment

How to Submit an Assignment to Turnitin


  1. Enter an assignment or forum.
  2. In an assignment click on Add submission. The first time you use Turnitin you will be prompted to accept the User Agreement.
    • To submit a file, drag and drop your file or browse to the file on your computer and click on Upload this file. Click on Save changes to complete the submission and send your work to Turnitin.
    • To submit text in an online text assignment, type in the text editor and click on Save changes to complete the submission.
  3. In a forum click on Add a new discussion topic or enter a topic and click on Reply in a posting. Turnitin requires that you have a minimum of 25 words in your posting in order to produce a Similarity Report.
  4. Return to the assignment or forum to see the Similarity Report percentage. It takes approximately 15 minutes to 24 hours to produce a Similarity Report. Click on the percentage icon to enter the Similarity Report, which includes links to sources that match your text and feedback from your instructor.
  5. You can download the Similarity Report as a PDF to your computer. Select Current view to include all information about sources, comments made by your instructor, and the grade awarded.


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Director of Digital Learning

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Gloria Doherty
Subjects: Digital Learning