First, start by titling your assignment DRAFT, this should be the file name. Next, you will go to the assignment and click on the Submit Assignment button. You should be brought to the page below. After uploading your DRAFT file click Submit Assignment.
After your file has been submitted you will want to click on Submission Details:
After clicking on Submission Details, a blue comment bubble will appear next to your assignment with your Similarity Score (it may take several minutes for the similarity score to generate before this bubble appears):
If you click on the Blue bubble you will be able to review the full TurnItIn similarity report. You can check your assignment as many times as needed to make sure your similarity score is in an acceptable range before submitting to the instructor. Please see the following document to confirm acceptable ranges: Interpreting TurnItIn Originaity Reports in Canvas.pdf
When you are ready to submit your assignment for grading remove DRAFT from the file title and submit it again, this will let your instructor know you are ready to have your assignment graded.
On the left hand side of your Schoology page, there is a link to the Turnitin app. Turnitin is used to check similarity scores between your assignment and existing sources (such as articles, journals, web pages, or other papers submitted to Turninit). Assignments must have a similarity score of 30% or less with no more than 20% of the paper being quoted material. See our Student Rights Policies for more information on our plagiarism policy.
You can check your similarity score before submitting an assignment with the Turnitin app in Schoology. Clicklick on Turnitin on the left side of the Schoology page. The first time you click this link it may ask permission to access the link. Click accept. Once you have accepted you shouldn't have to give permission again.
After you accept permission you can click Check Your Assignment. This will allow you to choose an assignment to check. Once you have chosen the assignment click on Check Your Assignment. This will give you a similarity score as well as generate a report that shows where Turnitin found each instance of similar phrasing or quotes.
You can check your assignment as many times as needed to make sure your similarity score is in an acceptable range before submitting to the instructor.
Click here for a quick video on how to use the Turnitin originality reports in Schoology.