Blackboard (Faculty) - Turnitin Assignments: Create a Turnitin Rubric

This document provides an overview of creating a Turnitin rubric.

Blackboard rubrics and Turnitin Rubrics are not interchangeable. You cannot export a Blackboard rubric and import it into Turnitin. Both must be created from scratch.

Accessing the Rubric

From a Previously Made Turnitin Assignment

  1. From the Control Panel, click on  Course Tools to expand the menu. 
  2. Click on Turnitin Assignments.
  3. Click on the assignment.
  4. Click on the Libraries tab.
  5. Click on the Rubric/Form Manager tab.
  6. Click on the "3 bullet" icon and select Create new rubric from the drop-down list.

While Creating a Turnitin Assignment

  1. Follow the instructions in the Create a Turnitin Assignment knowledge base article to begin.
  2. Expand the Optional Settings area by clicking on the link.
  3. In the GradeMark section, click on Launch Rubric/Form Manager.
  4. Click on the "3 bullet" icon and select Create new rubric from the drop-down list.

Creating the Rubric

Name the Rubric by clicking on the text box and typing the name.

Name the rubric

Select the Rubric Scoring at the bottom of the box.

Rubric scoring

The options are:

  • Percentage - scale value for each column and weight your criteria rows using percentages
  • Score - Enter any value for each rubric cell
  • Qualitative rubric - a rubric that features standard feedback but no numerical scoring.

Criteria

Criterion are the standards that you will judge the paper.

  1. Click Criterion 1 to open the text box.
  2. Paste or type the Criterion.
  3. Continue on until all criterion are filled out.
  4. If you need additional criterion, click the + at the top of the Criteria column.

Add criterion


Scales

Scales are the value of each criterion.

  1. Click on the Scale 1 to open the text box.
  2. Paste or type the scale. (e.g. Excellent, Good, Fair, Poor, etc.)
  3. Continue on until all scales are filled out.
  4. If you need additional scales, click the + to the right of the Scale row.

Add scale

Description

  1. Click on the first cell to add a description. This will be viewed by both you and the student. Be as detailed as possible with these descriptions to assist the student in reaching their potential.

Description of criteria and scales


Save the Rubric

  1. Click Save at the bottom of the window to save the Rubric.
  2. Click Close at the bottom of the window to close the window.


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Keywords:blackboard, black board, bb, Turnitin, turn it in, assignments, paper, assignment, papers, plagiarism   Doc ID:62107
Owner:Laura M.Group:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created:2016-03-22 11:43 CDTUpdated:2016-05-10 09:00 CDT
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