THE RELATION BETWEEN CHEATING AND STUDENTS ETHICS
IJAEDU- International E-Journal of Advances in Education
Cheating is said to be one of the most underlying issues in the colleges. The attitude of the students concerning to cheat is mostly created in the high school where the students initiate with seeking for the ways to cheat. As per the recent study done, it was revealed that many of the students perceive the criteria of success as having a good grade which enforces them to cheat and go for the option of cheating rather than graduating with integrity. This, as a result, lead to academic
... among the students that are being credited to work that is not their own. Keeping this in view, the following research will aim to discover the association among the cheating and students' ethics at the university. This has been taken into account by means of sampling method. Moreover, the study will look to understand that if the students are aware of the honor code of the concerned university and either they follow it or not. In order to undertake the research, the researcher has taken a total of 250 students were taken as the target audience from different universities in order determine the occurrence of cheating on the ethical standards of the students and mainly to know the root cause behind cheating and the fact that how students perceive cheating with respect to academic ethics. The results showed that 25 percent of the students viewed cheating as copying of other's work, while 17 percent thought to cheat as violating the academic rules. Despite accomplishing the objective, the study is still bound to some limitations which creates a gap to be fulfilled in future that is the limited sample size. Therefore, future researchers are suggested to consider the big sample size for the future study.