Blackboard Grade Centre: Setting up a Turnitin Smart View

By default when you expand Grade Centre in the Control Panel, Blackboard displays shortcuts to Assignments (i.e. Blackboard Assignments) and Tests. On some courses you may find it useful to create a similar shortcut displaying all Turnitin assignments in the Grade Centre.

Control Panel - default Smart Views

To do this, go to Control Panel > Grade Centre > Full Grade Centre

then Manage > Smart Views.

Grade Centre - Manage Smart Views

Click on Create Smart View.

Grade Centre - Create Smart View

Enter a Name and click Add as Favourite

Grade Centre - Name Smart View

Under SELECTION CRITERIA choose Category and Status

and select Turnitin Assignment from the drop-down list.

Grade Centre - Categorise Smart View

From the Users drop-down list choose All Users.

Grade Centre - Smart View - Select Users

Press Submit.

 

You will now see Turnitin listed as a shortcut under Grade Centre in the Control Panel menu (you may need to refresh the menu).

Control Panel - Turnitin Smart View