Turnitin’s AI Writing Detection Feature
  • 19 May 2023
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Turnitin has introduced a new feature in the Similarity Report that specifically identifies similarities originating from AI sources like ChatGPT.

To access this feature, please follow the below steps:

  1. Go to Moodle https://mylms.ajman.ac.ae/.
  2. Access the Turnitin assignment under your course.
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  3. Navigate to the desired submission, then click on the similarity percentage.
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Note:
  • Turnitin can detect AI writing for documents submitted in English only.
  • Turnitin will conduct automatic AI detection checks for assignments that were submitted after the launch of the feature (April 4th, 2023).
  • The past submitted assignments (Submitted before 4th April 2023) can be checked only if they are re-submitted in Moodle or Turnitin.
  1. You are now re-directed to the Turnitin portal to view the similarity report.
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Note:
  • The AI indicator displays the overall percentage of the document that has been generated by AI writing tools like ChatGPT. In this case, it shows 100%.
  • AI indicator and report will only be visible to instructors and admins.
  • The AI indicator is linked to the AI report.
  1. Click on the AI indicator to view the AI report.
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  2. Upon accessing the AI report, you will have the visibility to check the percentage and the highlighted text which is identified by Turnitin as AI-generated content.
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Note:
  • Turnitin identifies content as AI-written when there is a 98% confidence level that it has been generated by an AI system.
  • Students do not have visibility of the AI writing detection indicator and report.

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