Essay on eng147 r1 turnitin

667 Words Nov 25th, 2014 3 Pages
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Turnitin® Worksheet

Turnitin® reports help students and instructors identify areas of a paper containing quoted material that has not been properly identified with quotation marks. Although these reports can be very useful in helping students to avoid inadvertently committing plagiarism, it is important to know how to read the reports in order to get the most benefit from their use.

Students and instructors receive different reports when submitting a piece of writing to Turnitin. This is because instructors are able to see if the writing matches material that was submitted by another University of Phoenix student in an earlier course. However, owing to privacy concerns, students cannot see these
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Different assignments however would very depending on if you are writing on a more open subject like eating junk food or a more detailed report on the Holocost. One you could easily reword and give credit where as on the other it would be much more difficult.

3. Why might a student's Turnitin report generate a match percentage different from an instructor's Turnitin report?
Student Turn it in reports do not have access to all the same reports that the instructors do. The instructor uses Turnitin they receive results that not only compare to a database of essays but also by students from the university that have also taken the class and could have possibly wrote about the same topic and both had very similar ideas.The student could have received information from a student aid site that the previous students work some how ended up on as well and not realized that they are actually using a previous students work. You can avoid these errors by always properly citing your work and not copying anything directly from the source and not giving credit when credit is due.
Also, it is possible both students copied their wording directly from a textbook.

4. Why might the identified source in a Turnitin® report be different from the source you used to write your paper?

The turnitin report pulls from several different sources any many cites could actually contain the same information. However the turnitin report is going to

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