Generating an access code to use with the Turnitin iPad app

The Turnitin iPad app requires you to add ‘classes’ (Blackboard Courses) you wish to view / mark in the app using a pre-generated ‘access code’.  This guide explains how to generate the access code for use with the Turnitin iPad app.

Open Originality Report

Open Originality Report

1. Using a traditional browser, log into Blackboard and browse to the course which you want to add to the Turnitin iPad app.

2. Open an originality report on the assignment you wish to add to the app. and then click on the iPad icon in the bottom left of the screen as highlighted in the screenshot above.

Generate Code

Generate Code

3.  Click on Generate code.

Write down access code

Write down access code

4. Make a note of the access code which appears. You will need to enter this on your iPad later on (without the spaces).  Once you’ve made a note of the access code you can logout of Blackboard and close the browser.

Note that each access code can only be used once to add a class. If you subsequently delete a class from the app, you will need to generate a new access code using to re-add the class.