A Scale Developed to Measure the Perception of Nigerian Undergraduate Students on Cheating in an Examination
International Journal on Data Science and Technology
Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2017, Pages: 52-55
Received: Apr. 6, 2017; Accepted: Apr. 25, 2017; Published: Oct. 26, 2017
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Authors
Muyiwa Adeniyi Sholarin, Department of Psychology, School of Human Resource Development, College of Leadership & Development Studies, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria
Idoko Joseph Onyebuchukwu, Counselling Centre, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria
Akindele Oluwafemi, Dept. of General Studies, Federal Polytechnic Ile Oluji, Ile-Oluji, Nigeria
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Abstract
A scale that will be used to measure undergraduates perception on cheating in an examination was developed by the researchers. Five hundred university of Ibadan undergraduate students were used to standardize this scale. The scale consists of thirty items with high and acceptable psychometric properties. It is suitable for identifying factors that promote examination malpractice and will be useful in developing policies that will minimize or eradicate examination malpractice. It is good in determining the predisposition of undergraduate students/individuals to examination malpractice.
Keywords
Examination, Malpractice, Undergraduate Students
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Muyiwa Adeniyi Sholarin, Idoko Joseph Onyebuchukwu, Akindele Oluwafemi, A Scale Developed to Measure the Perception of Nigerian Undergraduate Students on Cheating in an Examination, International Journal on Data Science and Technology. Vol. 3, No. 5, 2017, pp. 52-55. doi: 10.11648/j.ijdst.20170305.12
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