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 Online, and then check the box for File Uploads.


Online and File Uploads Selection



This should bring up the Plagiarism Review Option. Choose Unicheck Plagiarism Checker from the drop-down menu.


Plagiarism Review Option screen



This will bring up the plagiarism review options—the default is to check papers against the internet and the UTM submission library; this is usually appropriate for most submissions.


plagiarism review options 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.


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


The report includes a similarity percentage, highlighted text with a legend, and even a list of resources that contain the highlighted passages.


Unicheck report in Speedgrader



Unicheck resources report in Speedgrader



To see how students submit and check papers using Unicheck, see the How to submit an assignment using Unicheck, the Anti-Plagiarism Tool page.


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