Activities: Turnitin's Moodle Direct v2

Maintained by Picture of John McGettrickJohn McGettrick, Picture of Paul DawsonPaul Dawson, Picture of David WinnDavid Winn, Picture of Caroline WestgarthCaroline Westgarth, Picture of Charlotte SpinksCharlotte Spinks
Turnitin's Moodle Direct v2 integration activity module is a standalone Moodle module with the aim of representing the full suite of Turnitin's features within the standard Moodle workflow. The module is an upgrade on the previous Turnitin plugin and is developed and maintained by Turnitin.

Turnitin's Moodle Direct v2 3.1+

Release notes

Moodle Direct v2

Please be aware that the Develop branch should not be considered production ready, although it contains the latest fixes and features it may contain bugs. It should be avoided in favour of the Master branch which is the latest available branch that has been through the QA process. Please make any pull requests you would like to make to the develop branch.

To see what has changed in recent versions of Moodle Direct V2, see the CHANGELOG.

If you would like to contribute to the plugin please see our CONTRIBUTIONS page.

If you are having issues, please consult our TROUBLE SHOOTING page.


Before installing these plugins firstly make sure you are logged in as an Administrator and that you are using Moodle 2.6 or higher.

To install, all you need to do is copy all the files into the mod/turnitintooltwo directory on your moodle installation. You should then go to "Site Administration" > "Notifications" and follow the on screen instructions.

To configure the plugin go to "Site Administration" > "Plugins" > "Activity Modules" > "Turnitin Assignment 2" and enter your Turnitin account Id, shared key and API URL.

Note: The API connection URL is different for this package to previous Turnitin plugins. It should be, or


Please see the testing instructions for detail instructions on running the unit tests.

Moodle 3.5, 3.6, 3.7

Version information

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Stable version
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Supported software
Moodle 3.5, Moodle 3.6, Moodle 3.7
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 3.5
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 3.6
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 3.7

Version control information

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Default installation instructions for plugins of the type Activities

  1. Make sure you have all the required versions.
  2. Download and unpack the module.
  3. Place the folder (eg "assignment") in the "mod" subdirectory.
  4. Visit to finish the installation