Integration with Canvas uses native Plagiarism Platform to complete an integration with Canvas LMS. It allows Canvas users to easily check submissions for similarity.


How to use an integration:

  1. Canvas administration needs to set up a PlagiarismCheck app. To do this, contact us for your personal token.
  2. Create an assignment in one of your courses and choose in the Plagiarism Review section. Supported types of submission are Text Entry and File Uploads.
  3. When students submit assignments, they must agree with our terms and conditions, as well as confirm that the file submitted is an original academic paper.
  4. The results of the check are available in Grades.
  5. You can find a detailed report in the SpeedGrader.
  6. To access the report, click on the similarity score.

Common questions

  1. What are the technical characteristics of an algorithm?
    • It accepts the following document formats: doc, docx, pdf, txt, rtf, odt
    • It accepts multiple submissions. Select several files to check at the same time
    • Minimum requirement to start the check is 80 characters (~10 words)
    • Maximum throughput is 1,048,576 characters (~500 pages) per document
    • It best works with English language, algorithm runs a deep check and analysis of a paper. Nonetheless, other languages are also supported.
    • It accepts drafts: one user can resubmit the same file without getting false positive results
    • It supports an institution private repository. If you want to compare new submissions against previous student submissions, we can create an archive of documents for your school.
  2.  How to interpret information in the similarity report?To see the guide on how to interpret information in the report, click here.
  3.  What are teachers’ and students’ general guidelines on plagiarism?To get information about plagiarism and how to prevent it, click here.

    Information about paraphrasing and plagiarism is here.