PeerMark Turnitin Assignment

PeerMark is a peer review assignment tool. Instructors can create and manage assignments that allow students to read, review, and evaluate one or many papers submitted by their classmates. With the advanced options in PeerMark instructors can choose whether the reviews are anonymous or attributed.

Some of the key features of PeerMark include:

  • papers can be assigned automatically, manually selected by the instructor, or self-selected by the student;
  • students can be paired by the instructor, with multiple reviewers;
  • non-submitting students can be allowed to review papers;
  • students can write reviews by responding to free-response or scale questions set by the instructor;
  • instructors can add libraries of questions for easy inclusion into PeerMark assignments;
  • questions can be edited, deleted or reordered.
Set Up PeerMark Assignment Access a Peermark Review
  1. Click on an existing Turnitin assignment, or create a Turnitin assignment. The Submission Inbox page will open.
  2. In the Submission Inbox page, Launch Peermark Manager from the green icon in the PeerMark Assignments row. The PeerMark Assignment Inbox will open. Screen_Shot_2020-11-27_at_4.23.31_PM.png
  3. In the PeerMark Assignment Inbox, 
    • Enter a Title
    • Enter Instructions
    • Assign a Point Value
    • Specify a Start Date, Due Date and Feedback Release Date.PeerMark Assignment tab interface
  4. Click Additional Settings for more options and choose your settings.Screen_Shot_2020-11-27_at_4.36.46_PM.png
  5. Scroll to the bottom of the settings page and click the Save & Continue button to save your settings. This will navigate back to the PeerMark Assignment Inbox.


  1. On the PeerMark Assignment Inbox, click the PeerMark Questions tab to Add Questions or manage question libraries. Here you can add questions to guide the student reviewer throughout the PeerMark Assignment activity. PeerMark Questions tab interface
  2. On the PeerMark Assignment Inbox, click the Distribution tab to manually set up the distribution of papers to students, rather than allow the system to distribute them. On the Distribution tab. Pair students up to review each other's workPeerMark Distribute tab interface

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