How to Read a Turnitin Report

How to Read a Turnitin Report

To prepare for this Assignment:

  • Review the web page “How to Read a Turnitin Report” in this week’s Learning Resources.
  • Locate the Turnitin report from your Week 2 Assignment.
  • Review the Similarity Index and the Match Overview.
  • Review the matches in detail.

The Assignment (1–2 pages):

Describe the Turnitin report for your Assignment from Week 2:

  • Provide the Similarity Index.
  • List the source that constitutes the highest match with your written work.
  • Explain why a high Similarity Index might not necessarily indicate plagiarism and why a low Similarity Index does not necessarily indicate a lack of plagiarism.
  • Based on the review by Turnitin, what changes would you make to your paper?
  • Explain how you would use Turnitin in the future to minimize issues with plagiarism.