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Introducing Ouriginal: A New Voice in the Fight Against Plagiarism

The combined expertise, knowledge and innovation of these two Education Technology leaders promises to benefit educational institutions globally. Ouriginal, the fusion of Europe's leading text matching solutions is announcing its official launch toda...

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The wellbeing of teachers during remote learning and online classes

As we progress, remote working, learning and teaching have become the “new” normal for large parts of the world and our knowledge increases on what that entails. We previously covered how to keep your students motivated in online classes, how we ...

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More than a pretty page - Accessibility online

According to GLAAD, the organisation behind the yearly Global Accessibility Awareness Day, approximately 98% of all webpages report a WCAG 2.0 error. WCAG stands for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines and is based on four main principles: perceivab...

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Tips for conducting an online class for the first time

What to think of and how it works As many educational institutions move to a remote learning environment, a lot of educators around the world are about to experience online teaching for the first time, and with very little notice. Setting up a virtua...

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Digital Media Competency in Reality

How implementing a text-matching software to detect plagiarism prepares pupils for their upcoming way of life. Urkund, a text-matching software used to safeguard academic integrity, welcomes recent developments. The use of online platforms and techno...

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How to keep students engaged in online classes

Making sure students are tuned in for remote learning comes with a different set of challenges than when you are in the classroom, here are some tips we gathered to help you rock the Interweb: All of a sudden, an unprecedented amount of instructors a...

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Our New PDF Export

We have updated the look and functionality of our downloadable PDF-version of the analysis report to match our interface design. The new PDF design is finally here and we ave listed below everything you need to know about it. What's new: You see ...

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Keeping motivation and structure: A guide for students in remote class

Stay motivated, happy, and study smarter with these tips on remote learning for students stuck at home Sure, it can be nice to study from home. It can be less stressful and more comfortable, but also, more distracting. You are close to the three bigg...

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Working remotely - Keep in mind these 6 points and you'll nail working from home

When life moves online, the least you need is getting stuck in administrative tasks. Here is what you can do to get them out of the way and be productive in an unfamiliar environment. What digital tools do I need to keep work and classes running duri...

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Covid-19: Info for all Urkund users

*Updated* How Urkund is working towards users and customers in these turbulent times. Dear Urkund user, We hope you are well and safe in these turbulent times. The current spread of Covid-19 and the precautions taken to decrease its expansion have ...

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Our 2020 resolutions? None!

Our resolutions for this year? Not to have any. Instead of unrealistic intentions that usually fall flat by the end of January, we are looking for long-term solutions. Especially those that prevent plagiarism and enhance our learning experiences. Kee...

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The launch of our new website - Press release

The past couple of months, we have worked on an entirely new visual identity spanning from a new logo over to the launch of our new website Read what it entails in the following press release. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Release: 25 November, 2019. Urkund, ...

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Urkund goes India

We are incredibly proud and honoured to announce that we have been chosen by the Ministry of Human Resources Development, together with UGC and INFLIBNET to provide Indian universities with our test-winning plagiarism prevention software. It has been...

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New school year - new interface

If you have been following our journey, you might remember that we launched a beta version of our new interface earlier this year. If not, you know it now. To everyone who gave us feedback during the past couple of months, a HUGE thank you. We have e...

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The Best Summer Reads To Unwind

Summer is here (or if you live in Stockholm, it was) and it can be hard to unwind from the hectic daily lives we usually lead. A great way to slow down your pace is to find a cozy corner and read a great book. We have therefore gathere...

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The Real Heroes

Forget Wonder Woman, Spiderman or Captain Marvel, it’s teachers who are the real superheroes. From long days to overcrowded classrooms and a low net income teachers need all the support they can get. A common challenge is teaching students the im...

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Why false positives matter (or rather why excluding them does)

Plagiarism is an ever-present threat to academic integrity and original thinking. If you do not quote and reference correctly, research that has previously been done cannot be identified properly and academia would most likely be engulfed in constant...

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An interview with our CEO, Andreas Ohlson

What are the best things about being a boss? Does plagiarism matter? What do you say to researchers that don’t believe in plagiarism checkers? We spoke to Andreas Ohlson, CEO at Urkund,  for his views. Question: Hej Andreas, you are the CEO of ...

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Urkund, Leader in Plagiarism Prevention, Increases Global Presence

Urkund, leader in plagiarism prevention and text similarity detection services, announced its intentions to expand its global presence this week at the ASU GSV Summit in San Diego. Founded in 2000, Urkund is the European and Scandinavian market lead...

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Our new interface is here

To celebrate the launch of our beta version of our new interface and its release in most markets, we interviewed one of our developers, Philip von Schirach, about how it came to be and what you can expect from it.  To simplify things, we will ref...

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A resolution to stick to this year? Start using Urkund!

And become a leader in guaranteeing continuous quality of education. We’ve all been there, the goal setting and New Year’s resolution stress we all indulge in oh-so-happily come the New Year. And while you might not stop eating candy for the re...

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Brand new interface in the making

A new design for our analysis reports is being developed and rolled out in the months to come. Some of you have already seen the beta version. To further improve how our reports can help you as an educator, we've been working on a brand new user int...

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eThink Education and Urkund team up to provide a fully-automated originality-checking software for Moodle users

eThink Education, world-class provider of the open-source Learning Management System (LMS) Moodle, is excited to announce a new partnership with Urkund, a leader in originality-checking software. With one of the smoothest integrations available, eThi...

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Thank you for this year's URKUND PEPP-talks!

Thank you all who participated in this year’s edition of URKUND PEPP Talks. It was very nice to see so many familiar and new faces during the conference. We had a very rewarding day with many interesting lectures on how to tackle plagiarism, new te...

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Tack för det här årets URKUND PEPP-talks!

Tack till er alla som deltog i URKUND PEPP-talks 2018! Det var väldigt kul att se så många bekanta och nya ansikten under konferensen. Vi hade en riktigt härlig dag med många intressanta tal om hur man kan tackla plagiat, nya undervisnings och i...

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Etiopien stoppar fusket med hjälp av URKUND

Text och foto: Marja Beckman I Etiopien har det inte funnits någon mjukvara för att upptäcka plagiat och fusket har varit utbrett. Nu ska det bli ändring på den saken, med hjälp av URKUND. Två representanter från Jimma-universitet i Etiopien ...

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URKUND PEPP-talks 2018

URKUND is looking forward to kicking off the new academic year with URKUND PEPP-talks. This will be our fourth annual conference on Plagiarism, Ethics, Pedagogy and Practices. This year’s conference will take place in central Stockholm at Spårv...

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Dr. Mark Glynn summaries his talk for URKUND PEPP-talks

Dr. Mark Glynn, Head of the Teaching Enhancement Unit at Dublin City University (DCU), is one of several speakers at this year’s URKUND PEPP-talks (24th August in Stockholm). This is how he summarises his talk “Designing Plagiarism out of Assessm...

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A short interview with Thomas Lancaster, one of the speakers at URKUND PEPP-talks

Hello there Thomas! What can the participants expect from your presentation? I've been researching contract cheating, the behaviour where students get a third party to complete their assessments for them, since 2005. We know it's a widespread problem...

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URKUND PEPP-talks 2018

Vi på URKUND ser framemot att starta det akademiska året 2018/2019 med URKUND Pepp-talks. Detta blir den fjärde årliga konferensen om plagiat, etik och pedagogik. Årets upplaga kommer att gå av stapeln i Spårvagnshallarna i centrala Stockholm ...

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Kom och träffa oss på URKUND!

Vi på URKUND deltar ständigt vid spännande konferenser, mässor och andra evenemang och ser alltid fram emot spännande diskussioner vid vår monter. Kom och säg hej under något av sommarens kommande evenemang: 14 juin 2018 - DBS Library Co...

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Come and meet URKUND!

We always have a lot going on at URKUND. Say hello to us at: Upcoming events 14 June 2018 - DBS Library Conference, Dublin 28-29 June 2018 - The Future of Education Conference, Florence 24 August 2018 - URKUND PEPP-talks, Stockholm

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Blackboard User Conference, Durham University

Vi på URKUND är glada åt att återigen få vara sponsor av Blackboard User Conference vid Durham University. 2018 års konferens var den tredje upplagan av det lyckade evenemanget och startade bra för oss på URKUND med många åhörare under vå...

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URKUND at the Blackboard User Conference, Durham University

URKUND were very happy to sponsor the Blackboard User Conference at Durham University for the third year running. 2018’s conferences started off well, with a good turnout to our presentation of the new Blackboard Building Block and a lot of interes...

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SURF Onderwijsdagen 2017

For the fourth year in a row, URKUND had a stand at SURF’s Onderwijsdagen in Rotterdam’s World Trade Center 7-8 November 2017. We were kept busy by the delegates who were impressed by the quality of our integrations, especially the ones with Canv...

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Online Educa in Berlin 2017

URKUND attended Online Educa in Berlin on 6th-8th December. The stand was kept busy; lots of users from Denmark and Norway came by and, as many of them are in the process of changing LMS/VLEs, they were interested to see how URKUND works when integra...

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Online Educa i Berlin 2017

URKUND deltog vid OEB, Online Educa i Berlin, 6-8 december 2017. Vår representanter på plats hölls ständigt aktiva: flera användare från såväl Danmark som Norge kom förbi för att prata då många av dessa håller på med arbetet att byta l...

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VIDEO: Genomgång av URKUNDs system (eng)

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VIDEO: URKUND information and system walkthrough

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NGL 2017

URKUND were happy to be a Gold Sponsor at Next Generation Learning 2017, held at Högskolan Dalarna in mid-October. Thank you to everyone who came by to say hello and to see us in action.

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Next Generation Learning 2017

Vi på URKUND är glada över att få vara en Guld Sponsor vid NGL, Next Generation Learning, 2017, vid Högskolan Dalarna i mitten av oktober. Tack till alla som kom förbi och sa hej!

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Tack för att ni besökte URKUND PEPP-talks 2017!

URKUND PEPP-talks 2017 är nu över för i år och vi skulle vilja tacka alla deltagare och åhörare som tillsammans bidrog till ett fantastiskt evenemang. Vi skulle även vilja rikta ett särskilt tack till våra talare: Teresa Sörö från Karoli...

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Thank you for attending URKUND PEPP-talks 2017!

URKUND PEPP-talks 2017 are now over, and we would like to thank everyone who participated for making the day so enjoyable. We would especially like to thank our speakers: Teresa Sörö from The Karolinska Institute; Djuddah A.J. Leijen from Universi...

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VIDEO: URKUND explained in 90 seconds

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