Academic honesty and plagiarism

Information about the Canvas module on academic honesty, the text-matching tool Ouriginal (formerly Urkund) and other useful resources.

New Canvas module on Academic Honesty

The Introduction to Academic Honesty course module is now available on the online Canvas learning platform. It is a course designed for students, that focuses on writing with support from sources and providing guidance on honest approaches to student writing at the university.

Read more about the Canvas module on Academic Honesty

Advice for teachers

Carina Carlund shares advice for teachers on how they can support students in developing their ability to work with sources.

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Canvas and text matching system Ouriginal (formerly Urkund)

Canvas (the University's learning management system) enables teachers to submit assignments to a text matching system. This should be done early in the education, so that issues of plagiarism come up for discussion. The text matching system was previously called Urkund but is now called Ouriginal.

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Literature on academic honesty and plagiarism