Assignment submission

Blackboard assignments are a Learn.UQ assignment submission tool that allows the attaching/linking of multiple files, including Excel and media file types. This is a separate system from Turnitin, Turnitin assignments are an electronic assignment submission tool that helps ensure students are unable to plagiarise published works or the work of other students.

Turnitin is a software tool that has functions for online student assignment submission, text matching, online marking and peer marking. Turnitin helps guarantee high quality, original, academic work by ensuring that lecturers can gauge a student’s understanding of academic writing, referencing and citation. Turnitin helps ensure that students are unable to plagiarise published works or the work of other students.

Turnitin provides you with:

  • a record of the exact submission time of your assignment
  • an originality report indicating the percentage of your work that is an exact match of existing materials within the Turnitin database
  • feedback on submission

For more information on assessments see the Learn.UQ assessment guide.

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