View Originality Report and Access the Paper for Grading
GradeMark gives instructors the ability to provide feedback to students by enabling editorial highlights, custom comments, and QuickMark editing marks directly on the student papers.
- Navigate to the assignment to be graded. Click the
>> View/Complete link to view the paper.
- You will be taken to the submission form. At the top right of the page, click
- In the
Messages area of Turnitin, click the blue
assignment inbox tab at the left.
- This will take you to the list of submitted papers. Click the small bar with a percentage number in the
SIMILARITY column to view the originality report and access the GradeMark grading tab.
Use GradeMark to add Marks and Grade a Paper
The first screen will present you with the Originality Report. The paper will be presented on the left with the summary and drill down capabilities on the right.
- To use the
GradeMark feature, click on the
GradeMark tab presents the
submitted paper on the left with a
QuickMark Panel on the right.
QuickMark panel and its features:
- Search QuickMark Templates
- Change QuickMark Set
- Add a Bubble Comment
- Add a Text Comment
- Open QuickMark Manager
- Add a Comment for a selected piece of text
- QuickMark set (active set)
- QuickMark Panel indicator
- Add/View General Comments
- View Comments List
- Rubric Grade
- From the
Change QuickMark Set list, select the desired grading set to select from.
- The blue buttons correspond to editing marks relevant to your selected set. Click on the editing mark to have it automatically inserted in the document. E.g. TT2 – To/Too/Two.
Note: When you hover over the editing mark to be inserted, the bottom section of the quick mark panel provides the usage details. These details are available for viewing online by students when they access their graded paper through your Turnitin assignment link. Students can also download a PDF version of their document complete with a GradeMark report detailing all grading marks and comments.
- Drag the editing mark TT2 to the desired location in the document.
- You can also add free-form comments which can be placed wherever you want within the document by selecting the Comment icon.
- Enter the comment in the comment box and click
Save. A comment icon will be placed in the document. Click on it to drag it to the appropriate place within the document.
- You can also associate a specific comment to highlighted text. Using your mouse, select text and click the
Comment Button to highlight text associated with a comment. Enter your comment in the Comment box that displays and press
General Comments, click the Comment icon at the bottom of the window. Enter comments then click
- To view comments by page, select the
Comments List icon at the bottom of the window. Click on the
Expand All icon to see the associated comments.
Rubrics can be used to grade a paper inside of Turnitin. If you created a rubric when you completed the
Option Settings portion of the Turnitin assignment, it will be visible by clicking on the Rubric icon at the bottom of the window.
- Once ready, you can enter a grade for the paper which will feed to the
Grade Center in Blackboard. Above the
Quick Mark panel, you will see the grade input area . Enter a grade for the student. E.g. 82.
Download or print the document with GradeMark comments
- At the bottom left of the Turnitin tool bar, click on either of the two
Print / Download icons.
Note: You may need to dis-able your pop-up blocker in order to see the document.
- A pop-up window will let you know when your download is ready.
- If using Internet Explorer, choose
Save. If using Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, choose
Open with or
- The document can be opened using
PDF Viewer. Once open, expand the
Plus next to the submitted paper’s title in the left navigation panel. You can view the marked up paper, the
GradeMark Report, including General Comments and Final Grade, and the related Rubric / score.
- The GradeMark Report provides a summary of all comments entered as well as explanations of the grading marks used. This report is also available for downloading by the student.
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