Canvas (myCourses): Chalk & Wire How to use Turnitin

Task: This article describes how to use Turnitin to upload a file into your e-Portfolio assignment.


Process for Students

  1. Upload your document file into the assignment

  1. Click on the “Check Originality” button
  • The Turnitin button will appear next to the file icon on your assignment page. 

Turnitin button next to an assignment submission

  • The first time you click the Check Originality button, you will see a Terms of Use agreement. Agree to the terms. This notice will not appear again.

Turnitin originality report Terms and Conditions

  1. Let the review process complete
  • Turnitin will compare your document to its database. This process may take up to 15 minutes (likely a lot less). You can close out the panel and return to it later, or just wait until it finishes.

Turnitin originality report in progress

  1. Launch the review
  • Click the Launch button to review the results. The review notes will open in a new browser tab.

Turnitin originality report with completed review

  1. Review the results

Turnitin originality report review

  1. Submit your assignment
  • If your document is OK, submit your assignment using the Submit button

  • You will see a notification that Turnitin is enabled for your Assessor (see below). You can close this panel to abandon your submission, or click into the text box to select your Assessor (instructor) to submit your assignment.
    • Type in your instructor's name.
    • Select your instructor's name.
    • Click Submit
    • The report will open in a new browser tab. Review the Turnitin report. When you are done, close the browser tab.

Turnitin student submission screen with multiple text fields

This completes the process for students. Continue below to review the Assessor (instructor) Turnitin view.

Process for Assessors (Instructors)

  1. Review the student submission
  • When you receive the notification that a student has submitted work to be assessed, assess the assignment as you normally would. (For instructions, please review the guide “How to do a Chalk & Wire assessment”). When you review the submission, look for the “Check Originality” button.
    • Click "Check Originality."

Instructor view of a student assignment

  • The report will open in a new browser tab. Review the Turnitin report. When you are done, close the browser tab.

Turnitin report


Users should be able to use Turnitin to upload a file into an e-Portfolio assignment.

Further reading:

Chalk & Wire Startup Guide – For Students

How to do a Chalk & Wire assessment

Need additional help?

Please use this link to the ET&S Help Desk team to locate your local campus contact information.  Use the “Submit a Question” for your campus to enter an online support request. 


Article ID: 3930
Fri 3/26/21 1:11 PM
Sun 4/10/22 4:25 PM
Applicable Institution(s):
Granite State College (GSC)