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Viewing the Rubric on a Turnitin assignment

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Your instructor may include a rubric as part of your assignment. The rubric is a set of criteria that your instructor will use to grade your assignment. Before submitting your assignment, you can use the rubric to evaluate your own work and make sure your assignment fulfills the assignment requirements. This guide will assist you with locating and viewing a rubric for a Turnitin assignment prior to submission.

1.) Navigate to the Course Home Page in Canvas and select the Grades link in the Course navigation menu to bring up your grades for the course, then select the assignment.

Assignments as shown for a student

2.) The Submission Details window will come up for the assignment, and because you have not yet submitted it, "No Preview Available" will display. To view the Turnitin assignment's rubric prior to submission, click on the Show Rubric link in the upper right-hand corner above the "Comments" section.

Click on the Show Rubric

3.) Once the Show Rubric link is selected, a window will pop up within Canvas to display the criteria for the assignment. Detailed rubrics with multiple criteria may require you to scroll down using the scroll bar on the right-hand side of the rubric window. To close the rubric window, click Hide Rubric (or x) in the upper right-hand corner of the rubric window.

a window will pop up within Canvas to display the criteria for the assignment.


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