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Student Perceptions of Academic Dishonesty in a Private Middle Eastern University

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dc.contributor.author Ahmed, Khawlah
dc.date.accessioned 2018-08-03T10:58:21Z
dc.date.available 2018-08-03T10:58:21Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.citation Ahmed, K. (2018). Student Perceptions of Academic Dishonesty in a Private Middle Eastern University. Higher Learning Research Communications, 8(1), 16-29. https://doi.org/10.18870/hlrc.v8i1.400 spa
dc.identifier.issn 2157-6254
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11268/7357
dc.description.abstract Objective: In varying degrees of severity and seriousness, evidence of academic dishonesty exists in tertiary institutions around the world. This paper examines academic misconduct in a tertiary-level institution in one of the Gulf countries to see if academic dishonesty prevails, and if so, how and why it happens. Method: To gauge students’ perceptions about academic dishonesty in this context, a survey was distributed to 111 junior, sophomore, and senior level students taking an advanced academic writing course in a private university. Results: Results show statistically significant evidence that cheating exists. Conclusions: While research on academic misconduct is extensive in Western contexts, less is documented in the Middle East and North Africa region besides conceptual papers that aim to create a general understanding of this issue and newspaper articles that discuss its prevalence. spa
dc.description.sponsorship SIN FINANCIACIÓN spa
dc.language.iso eng spa
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 Internacional *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/ *
dc.subject.other Plagiarism spa
dc.title Student Perceptions of Academic Dishonesty in a Private Middle Eastern University spa
dc.type article spa
dc.description.impact No data (2018) spa
dc.identifier.doi 10.18870/hlrc.v8i1.400
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess spa
dc.subject.uem Educación superior spa
dc.subject.uem Innovaciones educativas spa
dc.subject.unesco Enseñanza superior spa
dc.subject.unesco Innovación educacional spa
dc.peerreviewed Si spa


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