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Content regarding the topics plagiarism, copyright, education technology, etc.



How Reading Expands Your Creativity
Photo by Jacalyn Beales on Unsplash When you pick up a book, you are usually intrigued by the plot or narrative ahead, ready to get into the minds of characters and imagine a new world. On many different levels, people enjoy reading because it is an escape and a way to explore, or… Read More »

Experiencing Writer’s Block? Here’s How Reading Expands Your Creativity



PlagScan clearly stands for quality assurance in education and the support of creative and independent thinking. Although we can’t emphasize the importance of education, we also value something else at least as much: The environment and sustainability. For this reason, we have been supporting the BundesUmweltWettbewerb (Federal Environment Competition) of… Read More »

PlagScan Supports the Environment and Sustainability Efforts


Photo by Sebastian Pichler on Unsplash This week, we would like to tackle the difference between plagiarism and copyright infringement. Those two terms are closely related, however, remain different in certain aspects.  What are copyright and copyright infringement?   According to the Oxford dictionary, the definition of copyright is “the exclusive and assignable… Read More »

Plagiarism versus Copyright Infringement




  What is Didacta? The world’s largest education fair, Didacta – usually held in Germany – expands to Italy. The fair’s committee chose one of the oldest and most beautiful cities in Italy, Florence. Didacta Fierra will host more than 80 workshops as well as numerous seminars and activities around the… Read More »

PlagScan Goes to Didacta Italy – Firenze



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  The current state It appears that today in spite of the fact that e-education has had a noteworthy influence on education generally, still outdated education methods still prevail. Higher schooling is still under heavy criticism for absurdly high tuition charges and rising unemployment rates, which reveals deprived development in… Read More »

Impact of Digitization and the way we Learn





plagscan stolen inventions
As we have mentioned in several articles so far, plagiarism can be found in different forms and industries, even in video games. This time, we have collected the most prominent cases where inventions were stolen throughout history: The Telephone Alexander Graham Bell got his patent back in year 1876 and… Read More »

Stolen Inventions Throughout History