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Turn It In Student QuickStart Guide

This Instructor QuickStart will help you get started with Turnitin as an instructor. To begin you need to register with Turnitin and create a user profile. If you have received an e-mail from Turnitin with a temporary password, a user profile has already been created for you. To get started, log in to Turnitin with your e-mail address and password and proceed to Step 2 in this QuickStart.


Step 1 - Creating a User Profile

To register and create a user profile, go to Turn It In Website: www.turnitin.com and select your language from the drop down menu.

Click on the 'Create Account' link on the homepage and the Create a User Profile page will open.

Click on the 'Instructor' link. Fill in the required information in the new user profile form. In order to complete your profile, you must have an Account ID and an Account Join Password. You can get this information from your institution's account administrator.

Once you have created your profile, click the 'I Agree' button to log into Turnitin.

Step 2 - Adding a Class

Click the 'Add Class' button to create a class.

On the 'Create a New Class' page, enter a class name and an enrollment password.

The class enrollment password is the password your students will use to enroll in your class. Pick a password that is easy for your students to remember and that contains all lowercase letters.

The end date is the date your class expires. When a class expires students can no longer submit papers or enroll in the class. The default duration for all classes is 6 months. If you want your class to last longer or shorter, you can change the end date.

Click 'Submit' to add the class to your homepage.

Step 3 - Class Information

The class will now appear in your class list beneath your account. The number to the left of your class name is the class ID. Students will use this ID along with the class enrollment password to enroll in your class. You can view your class enrollment password at any time by clicking the edit icon to the right of your class.

You should distribute your class ID and enrollment password to your students so that they can enroll in your class and submit their papers. Be sure to include this link to our student QuickStart:

http://www.asa.edu/turnitin-student.asp

With this information, your students will have everything they need to get started with Turnitin. Click on the name of your class to open your class homepage.

Step 4 - Creating a New Assignment

Within your class homepage click on the 'Add Assignment' button to create an assignment.

Enter an assignment title and choose a start and due date for the assignment.

The default assignment submission option is to 'Allow only file types that Turnitin can check for originality' but for non-writing assignments instructors can select 'Allow any file type.' If 'Allow any file type' is selected instructors are able to leave feedback on and download submitted files but Turnitin may not be able to generate Originality Reports or display the uploaded file within the Document Viewer.

Originality Reports can be generated for the following file types:

  • Microsoft Word
  • PowerPoint
  • WordPerfect
  • PostScript
  • PDF
  • HTML
  • RTF
  • OpenOffice (ODT)
  • Hangul (HWP)
  • Google Docs (submitted via the Google Drive submission option)
  • plain text files

Students will be able to submit their papers to the assignment starting on the start date and until the due date passes. Click 'Submit' to add the assignment to your class homepage.

Step 5 - Submitting a Paper as an Instructor

If you want to submit papers yourself, click on the "View" link to the right of the paper assignment to open the assignment inbox and then click on the "Submit Paper" button.

On the paper submission page, enter the paper's title and select the author's name from the author pulldown menu for enrolled students.

Users have a choice to upload a file from: the computer, Dropbox, or Google Drive. Click on one of the submission buttons Choose from this computer, Choose from Dropbox, or Choose from Google Drive and select the file for submission.

For assignments that only allow file submissions that are able to generate Originality reports we support the following formats:

  • Microsoft Word
  • PowerPoint
  • WordPerfect
  • PostScript
  • PDF
  • HTML
  • RTF
  • OpenOffice (ODT)
  • Hangul (HWP)
  • Google Docs (submitted via the Google Drive submission option)
  • Plain text files
  When you are done, click the "Upload" button to upload the paper.

Step 6 - Submitting a Paper Confirmation

A preview of the paper you chose to submit will be shown on this page. Look over all the information and make sure that it is correct. To confirm the submission, click the "Confirm" button.

Step 7 - Accessing Inbox

After you submit a paper, our system will begin processing the paper and will generate an Originality Report within minutes for supported file types.

To view the report, click the "Inbox" button on submission confirmation page. Your assignment inbox will open.

Please note that you can also open your assignment inbox from your class homepage by clicking on the "View" link in the Actions column next to the paper assignment.

Step 8 - Viewing Originality Reports

Your Assignment Inbox shows submitted papers with their Originality Reports if available. To open the Originality Report for the paper you just submitted, click the report icon. Note: A grayed out report icon indicates that the report has not yet been generated. Please wait a few moments and click your browser's refresh button.

The Originality Report will open in a new window called the Document Viewer. The Document Viewer allows instructors to access each Turnitin product in one location and view all the products simultaneously as layers.

All the top sources found to match the paper submission are in the sidebar to the right of the paper contents. Top sources are the sources that have the closest match (most matching words without variation) to the document's text.

To view all underlying sources for a top source hover the cursor over the source and click on the arrow icon. The overlapping sources are listed below the top source.

To exclude a source from the Match Breakdown list click on the 'Select Sources to be Excluded' button at the bottom of the source list.

Click on the check box next to all the sources you would like to exclude.

Once you have selected all the sources to exclude, click on the 'Exclude (#)' button at the bottom of the Match Breakdown list. If the sources that were excluded affects the Similarity Index it will recalculate and display a new percentage of matching content.

Step 9 - Leaving Feedback on Submissions

From the Assignment Inbox click on the blue pencil icon next to the paper title to open the paper in GradeMark to grade the student submission online. The GradeMark system contains several tools and types of mark that instructors can use in grading and assessing papers.These include:

  • Comments
  • Inline comments
  • QuickMark comments
  • rubric scorecards
  • General comments
  • oice comments
  For more information about GradeMark please view our GradeMark training pages or use our GradeMark interactive tutorial.


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Important Notice Regarding Online Privacy and Security

Privacy Policy

Effective Date: May 25th, 2018

ASA College, Inc.
151 Lawrence St.
Brooklyn, NY 11201
info@asa.edu

This document governs the privacy policy of our website www.asa.edu

Our privacy policy tells you what personal data (PD) and non-personal data (NPD) we may collect from you, how we collect it, how we protect it, how we may share it, how you can access and change it, and how you can limit our sharing of it. Our privacy policy also explains certain legal rights that you have with respect to your personal data. Any capitalized terms not defined herein will have the same meaning as where they are defined elsewhere on our website.

Your Rights

When using our website and submitting personal data (PD) to us, you may have certain rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other laws. Depending on the legal basis for processing your PD, you may have some or all of the following rights:
The right to be informed
You have the right to be informed about the personal data we collect from you, and how we process it.
The right of access
You have the right to get confirmation that your personal data is being processed and have the ability to access your personal data.
The right to rectification
You have the right to have your personal data corrected if it is inaccurate or incomplete.
The right to erasure (right to be forgotten)
You have the right to request the removal or deletion of your personal data if there is no compelling reason for us to continue processing it.
The right to restrict processing
You have a right to ‘block’ or restrict the processing of your personal data. When your personal data is restricted, we are permitted to store your data, but not to process it further.
The right to data portability
You have the right to request and get your personal data that you provided to us and use it for your own purposes. We will provide your data to you within 30 days of your request. To request your personal data, please contact us using the information at the top of this privacy policy.
The right to object
You have the right to object to us processing your personal data for the following reasons:

  • Processing was based on legitimate interests or the performance of a task in the public interest/exercise of official authority (including profiling);
  • Direct marketing (including profiling); and
  • Processing for purposes of scientific/historical research and statistics.
  • Rights in relation to automated decision-making and profiling.

Automated individual decision-making and profiling
You will have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affects you.
Filing a Complaint with Authorities
You have the right to file a complaint with supervisory authorities if your information has not been processed in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation. If the supervisory authorities fail to address your complaint properly, you may have the right to a judicial remedy.
For details about your rights under the law, visit https://goo.gl/F41vAV.

Definitions

‘Non-personal data’ (NPD) is information that is in no way personally identifiable. ‘Personal data’ (PD) means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person. PD is in many ways the same as Personally Identifiable Information (PII). However, PD is broader in scope and covers more data.
A “Visitor” is someone who merely browses our website. A “Member” is someone who has registered with us to use our services. The term “User” is a collective identifier that refers to either a Visitor or a Member.

Topics Covered in Our Privacy Policy

Information We Collect

Generally, you control the amount and type of information that you provide to us when using our website.
Our Legal Basis for Collecting and Processing Your Personal Data (PD)
Our legal basis for collecting and processing your personal data (PD) is based on and the necessity for the performance of a contract or to take steps to enter into a contract.
What Happens if you Don’t Give Us Your Personal Data (PD)
If you do not provide us with enough PD, we may not be able to provide you with all our products and services. However, you can access and use some parts of our website without giving us your PD.
We collect your PD in the following ways:
Automatic Information
We automatically receive information from your web browser or mobile device. This information includes the name of the website from which you entered our website, if any, as well as the name of the website you’ll visit when you leave our website. This information also includes the IP address of your computer/the proxy server you use to access the Internet, your Internet service provider’s name, your web browser type, the type of mobile device, your computer operating system, and data about your browsing activity when using our website. We use all this information to analyze trends among our users to help improve our website.
When Entering and Using Our Website
When you enter and use our website and agree to accept cookies, some of these cookies may contain your PD.
When Requesting Products or Services
If you request products or services from us, we collect your first and last name, email address, phone number, and other information listed.
When Using Our Services
When using our services, we may collect all or some of the following information relating to:

  • Phone Calls
  • Text Messages
  • Chat Sessions
  • E-Commerce Transactions
  • Form Submissions
  • Emails
  • Customer Defined Events
  • User Behavior

Website Chat Software
Our website contains chat software that enable visitors to communicate with us live online or offline by email. In some cases, visitors can communicate with us without becoming a member or requesting our products and services. When you use this chat software, we may collect some or all the following information: your email address, first name, last name, location, phone number and any other information you willingly choose to provide to us. You should limit the information you provide to us that is only necessary to answer your questions.

Our Use of Cookies

Our website uses cookies. A cookie is a small piece of data or a text file that is downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you access certain websites. Cookies may contain text that can be read by the web server that delivered the cookie to you. The text contained in the cookie generally consists of a sequence of letters and numbers that uniquely identifies your computer or mobile device; it may contain other information as well.
By agreeing to accept our use of cookies, you are giving us, and third parties we partner with, permission to place, store, and access some or all the cookies described below on your computer.
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are necessary for proper functioning of the website, such as displaying content, logging in, validating your session, responding to your request for services, and other functions. Most web browsers can be set to disable the use of cookies. However, if you disable these cookies, you may not be able to access features on our website correctly or at all.
Performance Cookies
These cookies collect information about the use of the website, such as pages visited, traffic sources, users’ interests, content management, and other website measurements.
Media Cookies
These cookies can be used to improve a website’s performance and provide special features and content. They can be placed by third parties who provide services to us or by our company.
Advertising or Targeting Cookies
These cookies are usually placed and used by advertising companies to develop a profile of your browsing interests and serve advertisements on other websites that are related to your interests. You will see less advertising if you disable these cookies.
Session Cookies
These cookies allow websites to link the actions of a user during a browser session. They may be used for a variety of purposes, such as remembering what a user has put in their shopping cart as they browse a website. Session cookies also permit users to be recognized as they navigate a website so that any item or page changes they make are remembered from page to page. Session cookies expire after a browser session; thus, they are not stored long term.
Persistent Cookies
These cookies are stored on a user’s device in between browser sessions, which allows the user’s preferences or actions across a site (or, in some cases, across different sites) to be remembered. Persistent cookies may be used for a variety of purposes, including remembering users’ choices and preferences when using a website or to target advertising to them.
We may also use cookies for:

  • Identifying the areas of our website that you have visited
  • Our website analytics
  • Remarketing our products or services to you
  • Targeted advertising and serving ads relevant to your interests
  • Affiliate marketing
  • Allowing you to share content with social networks

Most web browsers can be set to disable the use of cookies. However, if you disable cookies, you may not be able to access features on our website correctly or at all.

Google Analytics Privacy Policy
Our website uses Google Analytics to collect information about the use of our website. Google Analytics collects information from users such as age, gender, interests, demographics, how often they visit our website, what pages they visit, and what other websites they have used before coming to our website. We use the information we get from Google Analytics to analyze traffic, remarket our products and services to users, improve our marketing, advertising, and to improve our website. We have enabled Google Analytics advertising features such as remarketing with Google Analytics, Google Display Network Impression Reporting, and Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting. Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit our website, not your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the information collected using Google Analytics with PD. Although Google Analytics plants a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit our website, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google. Google also uses specific identifiers to help collect information about the use of our website. For more information on how Google collects and processes your data, visit https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.
You can prevent Google Analytics from using your information by opting out at this link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Google Remarketing
Why am I seeing ads by Google for products I’ve viewed?
Our website uses a remarketing advertising service. Our remarketing service is provided by Google and other companies that show our ads on websites across the Internet. With remarketing you may see ads for our products you have previously looked at. As an example, suppose you visit a website that sells computers, but you do not buy a computer on your first visit to that website. The website’s owner might like to encourage you to revisit his/her site and buy a computer by showing you his/her ads again on other websites that you visit. We use remarketing for similar purposes. For this to happen, Google will read a cookie that is already in your browser, or they place a cookie in your browser when you visit our site or other sites using remarketing.
You can opt out of Google’s use of cookies and remarketing at this link: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=en or you can opt out using the Network Advertising Initiative opt out page at: http://optout.networkadvertising.org/#!/.
Facebook Remarketing
Third parties, including Facebook, may use cookies, web beacons, and other storage technologies to collect or receive information from our website and elsewhere on the internet, and use that information to provide measurement services and target ads. With Facebook remarketing you may see our ads on Facebook after you have visited our site. For this to happen, Facebook uses a Custom Audience Pixel that is activated when a visitor lands on a webpage and a unique “cookie” is placed in their browser. Facebook lookalike audience targeting allows us to show ads on Facebook to people who are similar to those who have already visited or made a purchase from our website. To opt out of Facebook’s collection and use of information for ad targeting visit: https://www.facebook.com/help/568137493302217.

How Your Information Is Used

We use the information we receive from you to:

  • Provide our products and services you have requested or purchased from us
  • Personalize and customize our content
  • Make improvements to our website
  • Resolve problems and disputes
  • Contact you with marketing and advertising that we believe may be of interest to you

Communications and Emails
When we communicate with you about our website, we will use the email address you provided when you registered as a user. In addition to previously described purpose, we may, with applicable consent, contact you with marketing and advertising that we believe may be of interest to you and we may also send you emails with promotional information about our offers and news. If we disclose or provide your personal information to our Affiliates and Third Parties we will only do so with your consent and we will always require that those companies we disclose it with to comply with adequate privacy, confidentiality and security standards. However you can change your contact preferences at any time through your account or by sending us an email with your request to:
info@asa.edu
Reviews, Testimonials and Feedback
We will contact you to obtain authorization before we publish any reviews, feedback, and/or testimonials on our website. Any such publications will only disclose the content of your communication and your first name. You may decline the publication of any such information when we contact you.
Sharing Information with Affiliates and Other Third Parties
We do not sell or rent your PD to third parties for marketing purposes. We may provide your PD to third-party service providers we hire to provide services to us. These third-party service providers may include but are not limited to: payment processors, web analytics companies, advertising networks, call centers, data management services, help desk providers, accountants, law firms, auditors, shopping cart and email service providers, and shipping companies.
Sharing Information with Facebook and Google for Marketing Purposes
We may share your PD with third parties for similar audience marketing purposes. Similar audience marketing is also called lookalike audience marketing. The third parties we share your PD with for this type of marketing include Facebook and/or Google. Using your PD, for similar audience marketing or lookalike audience marketing helps us find new audiences (users and customers) based on similar interests to yours, this helps us improve our marketing services. Your PD is only shared with Facebook and Google for this type of marketing. By using our website and agreeing to our privacy policy, you are giving your consent for your PD to be used for the marketing purposes described within this section.
Legally Required Releases of Information
We may be legally required to disclose your PD if such disclosure is (a) required by subpoena, law, or other legal process; (b) necessary to assist law enforcement officials or government enforcement agencies; (c) necessary to investigate violations of or otherwise enforce our Legal Terms; (d) necessary to protect us from legal action or claims from third parties, including you and/or other users or members; or (e) necessary to protect the legal rights, personal/real property, or personal safety of our company, users, employees, and affiliates.
Disclosures to Successors
If our business is sold or merges in whole or in part with another business that would become responsible for providing the website to you, we retain the right to transfer your PD to the new business. The new business would retain the right to use your PD according to the terms of this privacy policy as well as to any changes to this privacy policy as instituted by the new business. We also retain the right to transfer your PD if our company files for bankruptcy and some or all of our assets are sold to another individual or business.

Retaining and Destroying Your (PD)

We only retain your accurate, complete and up to date information that we collect from you (including your PD) only for as long as we need it for legal, business, or tax purposes. Your information may be retained in electronic form, paper form, or a combination of both. When your information is no longer needed, we will destroy, delete, or erase it.

Updating Your (PD)

You can update your PD using services found on our website. If no such services exist, you can contact us using the contact information found at the top of this notice and we will help you. However, we may keep your PD as needed to enforce our agreements and to comply with any legal obligations.

Revoking Your Consent for Using Your PD

You have the right to revoke your consent for us to use your PD at any time. Such an optout will not affect disclosures otherwise permitted by law including but not limited to: (i) disclosures to affiliates and business partners, (ii) disclosures to third-party service providers that provide certain services for our business, such as credit card processing, computer system services, shipping, data management services, (iii) disclosures to third parties as necessary to fulfill your requests, (iv) disclosures to governmental agencies or law enforcement departments, or as otherwise required to be made under applicable law, (v) previously completed disclosures to third parties, or (vi) disclosures to third parties in connection with subsequent contests or promotions you may choose to enter, or third-party offers you may choose to accept. If you want to revoke your consent for us to use your PD, send us an email with your request to:
info@asa.edu

Protecting the Privacy Rights of Third Parties

If any postings you make on our website contain information about third parties, you must make sure you have permission to include that information in your posting. While we are not legally liable for the actions of our users, we will remove any postings about which we are notified, if such postings violate the privacy rights of others.

Do Not Track Settings

Some web browsers have settings that enable you to request that our website not track your movement within our website. Our website does not obey such settings when transmitted to and detected by our website. You can turn off tracking features and other security settings in your browser by referring to your browser’s user manual.

Links to Other Websites

Our website may contain links to other websites. These websites are not under our control and are not subject to our privacy policy. These websites will likely have their own privacy policies. We have no responsibility for these websites and we provide links to these websites solely for your convenience. You acknowledge that your use of and access to these websites are solely at your risk. It is your responsibility to check the privacy policies of these websites to see how they treat your PD.

Protecting Children’s Privacy

Even though our website is not designed for use by anyone under the age of 16, we realize that a child under the age of 16 may attempt to access our website. We do not knowingly collect PD from children under the age of 16. If you are a parent or guardian and believe that your child is using our website, please contact us. Before we remove any information, we may ask for proof of identification to prevent malicious removal of account information. If we discover that a child is accessing our website, we will delete his/her information within a reasonable period of time. You acknowledge that we do not verify the age of our users nor do we have any liability to do so.

Our Email Policy

You can always opt out of receiving further email correspondence from us, our affiliates or third parties that provide services to us. We will not sell, rent, or trade your email address to any unaffiliated third party without your permission except in the sale or transfer of our business, or if our company files for bankruptcy.

Our Security Policy

We have built our website using industry-standard security measures and authentication tools to protect the security of your PD. We and the third parties who provide services for us, also maintain technical and organizational safeguards to protect your PD. When we collect your credit card information through our website, we will encrypt it before it travels over the Internet using industry-standard technology for conducting secure online transactions. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee against the loss or misuse of your PD or secure data transmission over the Internet because of its nature.
We strongly urge you to protect any password you may have for our website and to not share it with anyone. You should always log out of our website when you finish using it, especially if you are sharing or using a computer in a public place.

Use of Your Credit Card

You may have to provide a credit card to buy products and services from our website. We use third-party billing services and have no control over these services. We use our commercially reasonable efforts to make sure your credit card number is kept strictly confidential by using only third-party billing services that use industry-standard encryption technology to protect your credit card number from unauthorized use. However, you understand and agree that we are in no way responsible for any misuse of your credit card number.

International Transfers

ASA College’s services are based in the United States and are governed by United States law. If you are using our services from outside the United States, please be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored and processed in the United States, where our databases and servers are located. In addition we may from time to time use third parties as per this policy who may be located anywhere in the world. We always take the necessary steps to ensure your data is protected when we use third parties.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this privacy policy at any time. If our company decides to change this privacy policy, we will post those changes on our website so that our users and customers are always aware of what information we collect, use, and disclose. If at any time we decide to disclose or use your PD in a method different from that specified at the time it was collected, we will provide advance notice by email (sent to the email address on file in your account). Otherwise we will use and disclose our users’ and customers’ PD in agreement with the privacy policy in effect when the information was collected. In all cases, your continued use of our website, services, and products after any change to this privacy policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Questions About Our Privacy notice

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please contact us using the information at the top of this privacy policy.

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