Tagged: submission

Resolved – Turnitin Issues

Issues with Turnitin, which prevented users from accessing the service between 14:52 on Friday 15th February – 07:06 GMT on Saturday 16th February, have now been resolved.

Apologies for any inconvenience.

Comments are welcome, however if you need help or advice please contact the IT Service Desk on tel (0113) 343 3333, via the online contact form, or itservicedesk@leeds.ac.uk.

Turnitin submissions using Safari

We recently recommended that students do not submit to Turnitin using the Safari browser.

Turnitin have now issued the following guidance when submitting with Safari:

In a small number of cases, corrupt caching settings within the Safari browser has caused the session to hang and submissions to fail. If this occurs then users should take the following steps:

  1. Go to the Safari Preferences > Privacy tab > Manage Website Data.
  2. Look for and remove the three cached websites below: (All three may not be present)
    – googlesyndication.com
    – googleservices.com
    – turnitinuk.com or turnitin.com
  3. Close and reopen Safari.
  4. Try submitting again.

We cannot confirm how widespread this issue is so please give yourself extra time to submit if you are submitting using the Safari browser. Follow the steps above if your submission fails. Alternatively, you can submit using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Comments are welcome, however if you need help or advice please contact the IT Service Desk on tel (0113) 343 3333, via the online contact form, or itservicedesk@leeds.ac.uk.

Turnitin Submission Issues

Between 10:00 and 14:00 today, some students may have had issues submitting to Turnitin. This issue only affected students that had not previously submitted to Turnitin at the University of Leeds, as they did not have an account on the Turnitin system.

This issue has now been resolved and all students can submit as normal.

Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Comments are welcome, however if you need help or advice please contact the IT Service Desk on tel (0113) 343 3333, via the online contact form, or itservicedesk@leeds.ac.uk.

Resolved – Turnitin unavailable

Issues with Turnitin, which prevented users from accessing the service between 09:37 – 14:36 BST on Monday 22nd October, have now been resolved. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Comments are welcome, however if you need help or advice please contact the IT Service Desk on tel (0113) 343 3333, via the online contact form, or itservicedesk@leeds.ac.uk.

eAssessment survival guide for students

If you read one thing before taking your next online assessment, read this: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/vle/students/assess/eassessment/

We cover the common pitfalls of eAssessment and what to do if things go wrong.

Staff: If you have online assessment in your module, encourage your students to read the guide by adding the link.

Comments are welcome, however if you need help or advice please contact the IT Service Desk on tel (0113) 343 3333, via the online contact form, or helpdesk@leeds.ac.uk.

Resolved – Turnitin receipt issues

From the 02/05/17 to 31/05/17 some users may not have received email receipts for assignments submitted to Turnitin. This has now been resolved.

Any receipts that students have not received via email up to 31/05/17 will not be resent. Students can still download the digital receipt manually, information on how to do this can be found in our previous blog posting: https://vleservice.wordpress.com/2017/02/14/intermittent-email-receipts-from-turnitin/

If students don’t receive an email receipt within 24 hours of a submission on or after 01/06/17 then please contact the IT Service Desk so we can follow up the issue.

Comments are welcome, however if you need help or advice please contact the IT Helpdesk on tel (0113) 343 3333, via the online contact form, or helpdesk@leeds.ac.uk.VLE Service