TITLE

Male and female differences in self-report cheating

AUTHOR(S)
Athanasou, James A.; Olasehinde, Olabisi
PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation;2002-2003, Vol. 8, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Cheating is an important area for educational research, not only because it reduces the consequential validity of assessment results, but also because it is anathema to widely held public principles of equity and truthfulness (see Cizek, 1999 for a comprehensive review of the topic). Moreover, modern education is centred on numerous situations that really depend upon a student's honesty. The purpose of this paper is to review the extent of academic cheating and to describe any gender differences in self-reports.
ACCESSION #
16097090

 

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