Blackboard (Faculty) - Turnitin: New Turnitin Feedback Studio

This document provides an overview of the new features in Turnitin's Feedback Studio.

**As of May 31, 2016**

For a tour of the new layout, visit the Turnitin Feedback Studio page. 

New Layout

  1. New location: Student work is automatically check for similarity to content in Turnitin's database.

    Formerly located: You had to select the option for the Originality Report in the assignment's settings, then click the Originality tab in the document viewer.

    Turnitin Originality Report

  2. New: All tools are available through the icons to the left of the paper. Originality Tools are in Red, GradeMark Tools are in blue.

    New originality report

    Formerly: You had to click the Originality/GradMark/PeerMark tab to get to the tools. 

    Tii tabs

  3. Formerly: Tool icons located at the bottom of the page and corresponded to what tab (Originality or GradeMark) was active.


    New: All tool icons located next to the paper.

    New Tii tools

GradeMark Tool Icons


The QuickMark icon, check mark, is the first in the blue icons. You can drag and drop these common comments onto the paper.

QuickMark tools

Feedback Summary

The feedback summary icon, paper and pen, is the second icon in the GradeMark list. Within this tool, you can leave a text comment or a voice recording up to 3 minutes long.

Feedback summary


The Rubric icon, stacked blocks, is the third icon in the GradeMark list. If you attached the optional Rubric to the paper, this is the area that you use to grade the paper using the rubric.


Originality Tool Icons

Match Overview

The Match Overview icon, percentage of matched content, is the first icon in the red Originality Tool list. This tools shows all of the matches to the Turnitin database or internet sources.

Match Overview

All Sources icon

The All Sources icon, bar chart with down arrow, lists all the sources that match and its percentage.

All sources icon

Filter tool

The Filter tools, funnel, allows you to quickly change filters and settings without having to go back to the assignment's settings.

Filter Tool

Excluded Sources

The Excluded Sources tool, circle with line through it,  allows you to see (and restore) any sources that have been excluded in the assignment's settings.

Excluded sources

Download and Submission Icons

New location: Grey icons located under the Originality Icons

Download icons

Formerly located: Lower left corner of the page.

Download icons

Download Icon

The Download icon, with the downward arrow, allows you to download the current view of the paper with markup and comments, the digital receipt that shows the date and time of the paper's upload, and the originally submitted file (document type as a Word document, or PDF file).

Download icon

Submission Icon

The Submission Icon, the letter i in a circle, shows you the information pertaining to the submitted file.

Submission Icon

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Keywords:blackboard, black board, bb, Turnitin, Tii, Turn it in, papers, grade, grading, paper, feedback studio, feedback   Doc ID:63192
Owner:Laura M.Group:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created:2016-05-05 14:02 CDTUpdated:2016-06-10 08:20 CDT
Sites:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
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