URKUND had a stand at Dé Onderwijsdagen in Rotterdam for the third year in a row on Tuesday, 9th November. The popular expo was attended by several hundred delegates and URKUND was kept busy during the day, with the time when the delegates are in conferences filled with talking to partner companies, strengthening existing relationships and creating new ones. We would like to extend our thanks to the organisers, the delegates and the other exhibitors who all helped make OWD16 a great success.
Photo credit: Lizzy van Dijk, Revisely
We are glad to announce that Colegio Montserrat de Barcelona, ranked top school in Spain by El Mundo, recently signed a license for URKUND. We are honored that URKUND will play a key role in their quality assurance for the future.
Estamos encantados en anunciar que el Colegio Montserrat de Barcelona, evaluado por El Mundo como el mejor colegio en España, ha firmado recientemente una licencia por URKUND. Es un honor que URKUND pueda ser parte fundamental en su garantía de calidad para el futuro.
URKUND were very happy to have been invited to Inspera's conference day in Oslo on Friday, 23rd September. We were on the same bill as speakers from universities in Norway, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Austria and Switzerland. URKUND held two talks about plagiarism prevention and how we work with Inspera.
All in all, the day was both very enjoyable and beneficial to all who attended. We would like to express our thanks once again to Inspera for inviting us and for their warm hospitality.
URKUND had a stand at ALT-C, the conference of the Association for Learning Technology, that was held at the University of Warwick in early September 2016.
This was URKUND's third visit to ALT-C and was even more rewarding than ever. It is always a pleasure to visit ALT-C as the delegates are always interesting, interested and friendly. It is perhaps telling of URKUND's burgeoning popularity in the UK that we were unable to attend any of the workshops as we were busy showing people the system and talking about URKUND's plagiarism detection system.
If you, like us, have to catch up on the days' presentations, you can find the keynotes on ALT's YouTube channel for the 2016 conference here.
We always have a lot going on at URKUND.
Say hello to us at:
30th Nov-2nd Dec 2016 - Online Educa, Berlin
26th-27th October 2016 - The Blended Learning Forum, London
22nd-23rd September 2016 - Inspera Autumn Seminar, Oslo
6th-8th September 2016 - ALT-C, University of Warwick
26th August 2016 - URKUND PEPP-talks 2016
15th-17th June 2016 - NU 2016, Malmö
10th June 2016 - Dublin Business School Library Annual Seminar, Dublin
22nd-24th March 2016 - Moodle Moot UK, London
15th-16th March 2016 - Nordiska Skolledarkongressen, Göteborg, Svenska Mässan
26th-27th January 2016 - iLearning Forum, Paris
7th-8th January 2016 - Blackboard Users Conference, Durham University, UK
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“We’ve definitely noticed an increasing incidence of plagiarism since URKUND was introduced, and previously there was of course a high level of undetected incidence. It was far too time consuming for the teaching staff to carry out their own plagiarism checks. The automation has led to a bigger haul of perpetrators,” says Joshua Kragh Bruhn, Information specialist at CBS.
“The preventive objective of plagiarism detection is highly significant. When the students become aware of URKUND they are less inclined to seek shortcuts. Trying to cheat the system is ultimately more resource intensive than doing a good job from the start,” says Arshad Hussanee, Learn Online Manager på University of Canberra.
View a sample report of the URKUND analysis.