Canisius College currently has a license for several tools offered by the company Turnitin, that aid in teaching students good writing practices. Originality Check and GradeMark are directly available in Desire2Learn. Instructors activate these tools when creating or editing a dropbox, and then can use these tools with student files submitted in that dropbox.
Turnitin Tools for Writing Feedback
Set up Turnitin Tools' Feedback Studio so you can provide line-by-line feedback on your students' writing:
Here's how you can use Turnitin in your course: