How to Use Unicheck (UnPlag) the Plagiarism Detection Tool with a Canvas Assignment

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How to Use Unicheck (UnPlag) the Plagiarism Detection Tool with a Canvas Assignment

Create your Assignment. Enter the name, instructions, etc.

 

Create Assignment screen

 

 

From the assignment page, scroll down to Submission Type. From the dropdown menu, select External Tool.

 

External Tool Selection

 

 

This should bring up the External Tool Options. Click the Find button to locate the anti-plagiarism tool.

 

Find selection screen

 

 

Scroll through your list of tools and Select UnPlag Plagiarism Checker.

 

Configure External Tool window

 

 

You may also choose to load the tool into a new tab. This feature just makes your anti-plagiarism tool window LARGER.

 

Load in New Tab window

 

 

Then Save or Save and Publish.
The assignment now has Unicheck attached.

 

Save buttons

 

 

To view or edit your Unicheck settings, just go back to your assignment. The Unicheck application will be at the bottom of the screen—click Settings to view or change

 

Unicheck Settings screen

 

 

Your Unicheck settings are specific by instructor. You can change the number of prechecks that students are allowed or exclude certain types of resources or even exclude sources with certain numbers of matching words—for example, you can use this to exclude the title of a paper or a lengthy quote that appears often.

 

Unicheck settings options

 

 

When you are finished, just click the green Save button at the bottom.

 

Save settings button

 

 

To view your student’s report, just open Speedgrader.

 

Unicheck report in Speedgrader

 

 

The report includes a similarity percentage, highlighted text with a legend, and even a list of resources that contain the highlighted passages. You can also generate and download a full report.

 

To see how students submit and check papers using Unicheck, see our How to submit an assignment using Unicheck page.

 

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