AN INVESTIGATION OF SOME SOCIO PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS OF CHEATING IN EXAMINATION AMONG STUDENTS OF KADUNA POLYTECHNIC

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ABSTRACT

The major aim of this project was to carry out an investigation into the examination malpractice on their academic performance Kaduna Polytechnic of Kaduna State.

In the study, three hypotheses were postulated and tested. The survey design was adopted in this research work in order to carry out an assessment of public opinion of the respondents on the attitudinal behaviour of students towards examination malpractice. The questionnaire technique was used to collect necessary data. The stratified sampling technique was used to collect necessary data. The stratified sampling technique was adopted to select the respondents (male/female) students which represented the entire population of the students in the selected polytechnics.

The t-test statistical tool was used to determine whether there was significant difference between the students who involve themselves in examination malpractice especially in Mathematics and English Language subjects and those who do not.

CHAPTER ONE

 INTRODUCTION

This chapter presents the background to the study,the definition of concepts, statement of the problem and the aim of the study. It also presents the research objectives and questions, the theoretical framework, the methodology and methods, the significance of the problem as well as the de limitations and limitation so the study.