Internal moderation workflow Tii05: Turnitin Named Marking + Named Moderation after 15 days

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Updated June 2022 to incorporate changes introduced by Turnitin LTI.




First marker

  1. Use student names to flag papers which you wish to be moderated.Tii LTI inbox with student names revealed. One student's name is circled.
  2. Record details on the Moderation Form.
  3. Email the Moderation Form to the Internal Moderator.


Administrator – after 15 days

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.



To find papers flagged by first markers

Search the Inbox by name.

Search the inbox by name

If useful, you can also sort the Turnitin Assignment Inbox by Author.

Tii LTI inbox with order by author circled.

To find papers on grade boundaries,

Sort the Turnitin Assignment Inbox by Grade. 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 grades in order circled and students names showing.

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. 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. Email the Moderation Form to the Programme Admin team.


Administrator – when Moderation complete

  1. Enter any revised marks in RISIS.
  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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