UW-Superior uses this system to help educators improve their students' critical thinking and composition skills as well as check for improper citation or potential plagiarism.
Key features of Turnitin
Classes and Assignments - create a class and enroll your students in Turnitin for each course you are teaching at UW-Superior. You can create an inbox for each assignment you want to check for improper citation or potential plagiarism.
Submit Papers - you can submit a paper your student sent you or have the students submit their work directly into Turnitin.
Originality Reports - the Turnitin system will search online and previously submitted papers for content matches. It will show you how much of the report is original and where the matches were found.
The Turnitin website offers training videos and full user manuals for students and instructors. They also offer instructor training webinars, see the Teaching and Learning Tools site for training schedule.