Internal moderation workflow Tii01: Turnitin Anonymous Marking + Anonymous Moderation inside 15 days

Technically possible, fully supported.


Updated June 2022 to incorporate changes introduced by Turnitin LTI.


First marker

  1. Use Paper ID to flag papers which you wish to be moderated.Turnitin LTI inbox with a Paper ID circled.
  2. Record details on the Moderation Form.
  3. Email the Moderation Form to the Internal Moderator.



To find specific papers flagged by the first marker

Use the Search text box to find the required Paper ID.

Search the Inbox by paper ID

If useful, you can also sort the Inbox by Paper ID.
Tii LTI inbox with paper ID column ordered


To find papers on grade boundaries:

It is now possible to sort papers by clicking on the Grade column. This should enable you to find papers which need moderation by selecting a sample from the higher, middle and lower range of marks.  TII LTI inbox with the Grades Column set as ordered from highest to lowest

Moderating papers marked by individual markers

It is possible to create Blackboard course groups to assign papers to markers. The Moderator can then filter the Inbox by group to see the papers marked by each marker.

See Marking submissions by Group.


Recording or changing marks

  1. Use the Attempt ID to record details of moderated papers on the Moderation form.
  2. If you wish to change marks awarded by the first marker
    • Email the Moderation Form to the first marker.
    • Follow your School’s procedures to agree a final mark, and record this in the Moderation Form.
  3. If marks need to be changed as a result of the moderation process apply these changes directly in Turnitin:
    locate and open the relevant student attempts from the Assignment Inbox; edit the grade in the Feedback Studio.
  4. Email the Moderation Form to the Programme Admin team.


Administrator – after 15 days

  1. After 15 days, when the Feedback Release Date has been reached, check that the Grade Centre column for this assignment has been revealed to students.
  2. Edit the moderation form – where paper IDs have been recorded, insert the relevant student names and numbers.
  3. Use the Moderation form to create a Moderation Smart View, including all students’ whose work was moderated.
  4. Upload the Moderation Form to the Blackboard course and/or External Examiner Organisation.


Page last updated on July 22, 2022 by andyturner

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