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How do I submit a Turnitin assignment in SunLearn?

Consult the video on how to submit Turnitin assignments in SunLearn.  You may E-mail: learn@sun.ac.za or contact your faculty librarian if you do not have access to Turnitin and want to use the Library Turnitin module on SunLearn.

Login problems and Help

If you can't log in to http://learn.sun.ac.za, go to UserAdmin and change your password.

If you cannot view your documents, open your Inetkey and be sure to use Mozilla Firefox.

If you do not have access to Turnitin via one of your modules, give your name and student number to your faculty or branch librarian, Elbie van Wyk or Lorne Erasmus (Learning Commons) or Marié Roux (Research Commons) to upload you on the Information Skills Training – Turnitin module on SUNLearn.

Any other SUNLearn related queries (modules not showing etc.), email to: learn@sun.ac.za or phone: +27 21 808-2222.


What is Turnitin and how does it work?

Turnitin is a tool to check the originality of your written work and it will provide guidelines where necessary to you regarding where and how you can improve it. Stellenbosch University students have access to Turnitin via http://learn.sun.ac.za; be sure to use Mozilla Firefox and open your Inetkey.
Turnitin is used by students at various academic establishments to measure plagiarism. Students upload assignments onto the Turnitin database where the papers are compared with billions of pages on the internet (Turnitin Official website). The results are returned in the form of an Originality Report that gives clear explanations of possible plagiarism.

    What is Turnitin and how does it work video


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