What is SafeAssign and how do I use it (for faculty)?
SafeAssign™ is a plagiarism prevention service. It is used in conjunction with Blackboard to help prevent plagiarism by detecting unoriginal content in student papers. In addition to acting as a plagiarism deterrent, it also has features designed to aid in educating students about plagiarism and importance of proper attribution of any borrowed content.
SafeAssign™ can only be accessed by students when an instructor creates a SafeAssignment within their Blackboard course site. A SafeAssignment can be accessed the same way as an ordinary Assignment. Instructors can set up SafeAssign™ for students to independently submit and check drafts of papers with a specific Blackboard course.
Here is a handout for creating a Safe Assignment in Blackboard.
Information on Wayne State University's Cheating & Plagiarism Policies