Activities: Turnitin's Moodle Direct v2

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Maintained by Picture of John McGettrick John McGettrick, Picture of Paul Dawson Paul Dawson, Picture of Alex McLarty Alex McLarty, Picture of David Winn David Winn, Picture of Caroline Westgarth Caroline Westgarth, Picture of David Hatton David Hatton
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 iParadigms the creators of Turnitin.
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Moodle Direct V2 is the latest version of the Moodle Direct integration for Turnitin. Moodle Direct V2 installs separately to the original Turnitin Moodle Direct plugin within Moodle so that it can be used in parallel.

Key New Features

  • PeerMark - PeerMark is now integrated into the Turnitin Assignments and is accessible from the inbox for instructors and students.
  • Rubrics - Instructors can now attach their own rubrics to Turnitin Assignments and access the Rubric Manager, Students can also view any rubric that is attached to an assignment.
  • Quickmarks - An instructor's Quickmark manager (used within GradeMark) can now be accessed from within their Moodle environment.
  • More informative Inbox screen - An assignment inbox screen is now organised so that much more information is readily available and combined on to one screen.
  • Quick editing - Certain assignment details (e.g. dates and marks) can be edited quickly in the inbox without having to go to a specific edit screen.
  • Drag and drop submissions - Users can now submit via drag and drop. They will also be provided with an extract of their submission as proof that it has been submitted to Turnitin.
  • Class Migration Tool - Instructors and administrators can now recreate classes they have on Turnitin which may have existed in previous integrations or created through the Turnitin website.

Inherited features from v1

  • Multi-part Assignments - Each Turnitin Assignment may consist of up to 5 parts, parts can be configured to have start dates, due dates and post dates independent of one another.
  • Real Turnitin Users - The integration maps Moodle users to real Turnitin user accounts for both Instructors and Students, there is the option to disable student emails should an institution not wish to have students log in to Turnitin rather than Moodle.
  • GradeMark / Moodle Grade Book integration - Grades are synchronised between Turnitin's GradeMark and the Moodle grade book.
  • Anonymous Marking (UK Only) - Anonymous marking allows student names to be masked from instructors up until the post date.
  • Troubleshooting / Diagnostics - Diagnostic mode allows administrators to identify bugs and communication issues by enabling API call logs and displaying line numbers within error messages

Sets

This plugin is part of set Turnitin.

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Contributors

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John McGettrick (Lead maintainer)
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Caroline Westgarth
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  • Picture of Goma NAjah
    Fri, 18 Nov 2016, 5:46 AM
    I installed this plugin "urkund" after that i installed "turnitin" and Suddenly my moodle stoped working without any errors>
    My moodle v is 3.1

    Please Help.
  • Picture of Goma NAjah
    Fri, 18 Nov 2016, 6:40 AM
    I installed this plugin "urkund" after that i installed "turnitin" and Suddenly my moodle stoped working without any errors>
    My moodle v is 3.1

    Please Help.
  • Picture of Chris Chapman
    Fri, 18 Nov 2016, 5:05 PM
    Hi, for some reason the anonymous marking feature does not seem to be working. whenever this is enabled the next page errors with turnitintooltwo/There was an error trying to create the assignment in Turnitin

    Fault Code: invaliddata | File: [dirroot]/mod/turnitintooltwo/sdk/assignmentsoap.class.php | Line: 33 | Message: anonymous_marking_enabled - cannot set anonymous_marking_enabled field | Code: 0

    Any ideas of a fix?
  • Picture of John McGettrick
    Fri, 18 Nov 2016, 5:20 PM
    Hi Chris, it will need to be enabled by the admin for your Turnitin account before you can use it in Moodle.
  • Picture of Chris Chapman
    Fri, 18 Nov 2016, 5:44 PM
    Cheers for the swift response John, all sorted!
  • Picture of John McGettrick
    Fri, 18 Nov 2016, 6:10 PM
    No problem, glad to hear it Chris!
  • Picture of Ken Farrimond
    Wed, 30 Nov 2016, 1:38 AM
    Hi John and everyone

    The solution to the problems described above took some time to figure out. In brief it came down to an outgoing firewall issue on our server. The intermittent nature came from how the firewall interacted with the load-balancing of Turnitin's servers. The firewall reloaded its rules each hour and that would automatically fix the problem until load balancing changed an IP address in a way that the firewall would not accept. This did not happen every hour.

    Ken
  • Picture of Amanda Doughty
    Thu, 15 Dec 2016, 7:40 PM
    We are using Moodle 3.0.7 with TII2 v2016091401

    We are finding that the response column does not show when students have viewed their feedback. If you refresh an individual submission then the response is shown.
  • Picture of John McGettrick
    Wed, 21 Dec 2016, 8:37 PM
    Hi Amanda, the student has to have viewed the GradeMark feedback for 30 seconds for it to be recorded.
  • Picture of Witali Klein
    Thu, 22 Dec 2016, 2:06 PM
    Hi, we are using Moodle 3.1 on Ubuntu 16.04 and I have just tried to install plugin v. 2016122101. After importing the plugin via the Moodle website and then clicking on 'Upgrade Moodle Database Now' our Moodle went completely blank. Any ideas on how to resolve it?
  • Picture of David Winn
    Thu, 22 Dec 2016, 4:52 PM
    Hi Witali,

    We have checked again and there are no issues upgrading the plugin. There isn't any functionality change in the latest release - just updates to the language packs to support simplified Chinese. My best guess without any more information is that you've updated from an old version and may need file info extension enabled, however you'd need to turn debugging on and see what is displayed on the blank page to check. If that's not the cause then it may be worth contacting our support team.
  • Picture of Amanda Doughty
    Fri, 23 Dec 2016, 12:11 AM
    I am aware of the 30 sec requirement. We tested it for that length of time and it is still not working.
  • Picture of Chris S
    Fri, 20 Jan 2017, 3:54 AM
    Greetings everyone! I am using Moodle Moodle 3.1.3. When I setup a Turnitin Assignment, I have all the available settings on this page (https://docs.moodle.org/31/en/Turnitin%27s_Moodle_Direct_Integration_(Instructor_Guide)) except the following:

    Grademark option settings - Attach A Rubric To This Assignment - to use a marking grid, enable it here (see Turnitin guidance on setting it up).

    Any ideas on how we can get this feature added to our Turnitin Assignments?

    Thanks, Chris
  • Picture of David Winn
    Fri, 20 Jan 2017, 4:44 PM
    Hi Chris S,

    Please check that GradeMark is enabled in your Turnitin account.

    If this doesn't help then please raise a support ticket so that we can look into it further.
  • Picture of David Winn
    Fri, 20 Jan 2017, 4:55 PM
    Hi Chris S,

    Please check that GradeMark is enabled on your Turnitin account.

    If this doesn't help resolve the issue then please raise a support ticket.
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