External tool vs. Plagiarism Framework

Can't decide which integration is most suitable for your needs? The Turnitin Canvas integration matrix can help you make an informed decision! Compare the two integration types below:

Feature External tool Plagiarism Framework
Originality Check (Similarity Reports) Yes
Available from the Turnitin inbox, Canvas SpeedGrader and Gradebook.
Yes
Available from Canvas SpeedGrader and Gradebook.
Group assignments No Yes
Canvas SpeedGrader Yes
This may be used in conjunction with Turnitin online grading tools.
Yes
This is the recommended feedback tool when using the Plagiarism Framework.
ETS e-rater grammar checking (automated, immediate feedback) Yes Yes
Turnitin online grading tools Yes No
Turnitin PeerMark Yes No
Canvas Peer Review No Yes
Change due dates Yes
Dates must be set before student submissions are made.
Yes
Dates can be set before/after student submissions are made.
Canvas rubrics Yes
Canvas rubrics need to be added to an assignment before the Turnitin External Tool tool is added.
Yes
This is the recommended feedback tool when using the Plagiarism Framework.
Turnitin rubrics and grading forms Yes No Available to students pre and post submission.
Multiple file submission No
All previous submissions will be overwritten.
Yes
Each submission has its own Similarity Report. All previous submissions will be retained.
Collusion check Yes
On the due date, an updated score is available in Feedback Studio, but will not be available directly from Canvas.
Yes
On the due date, an updated score is available in Feedback Studio, and will be updated in the Canvas Gradebook.