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Volume :23 Issue : 91 2009      Add To Cart                                                                    Download

Academic dishonesty among students at the Hashemite University in Jordan (In English)

Auther : Aieman A. Al-Omari & Ahmad M. Qablan & Khalil A. Qaraeen

A questionnaire on academic dishonesty was administered to 435 students (231 Female and 204 Male) at the Hashemite University. Students were asked on the extent of their participation in 16 dishonest academic practices; their ratings to the ethical levels of practices; their rating to the reasons for participation in these practices. The effects of three variables (sex, GPA, and discipline) on the participants academic dishonesty were also investigated. The rating of ethical levels and rates of participation in practices related to academic dishonesty scaled mid to high. Males were found more likely than females to engage in dishonest academic practices. Males were more unethical than females in dishonest academic practices. About 60% of Students with 3 and over GPA were more unethical than students with under 3 GPA. Also, humanities students were more unethical than scientific students.

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