Faculty are integral to the success of Turnitin as it is not designed to be used by students alone. Students will likely need your guidance when interpreting their results. Think about Turnitin as a teaching tool and not a punitive tool.
You can either use Turnitin within Kottab (when you create an assignment, choose "Turnitin Assignment" from the options).
Creating a Turnitin Assignment
Before making an assignment tell your students that you will be using this software to check their papers against the web and paper assignments from other students. On the homepage for the class, look for this button at the top right:
When you create the assignment, pay careful attention to the due date and the optional settings in the drop down menu:
Submitting a Paper
After submitting a paper, it may take a while for the originality report to process.
Please read the "interpreting your results" page of this guide prior to using Turnitin.