E-Invigilation as a Means of Curbing Examination Malpractice in Colleges of Education in Nigeria
Ogunjobi, O. Pius1, Adedara Rapheal Oluwadare2, Ogunleye, W. Akinyemi3
1Ogunjobi, O. Pius*, Department of Agricultural Science Education, College of Education, Ikere Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria. ogunjobi.
2Adedara Rapheal Oluwadare, Department of Computer Science Education, College of Education, Ikere Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria.
3Ogunleye, W. Akinyemi, Department of Vocational and Technical Education, Faculty of Education, Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti.
Manuscript received on May 18, 2021. | Revised Manuscript received on October 27, 2021. | Manuscript published on November 30, 2021. | PP: 84-88 | Volume-10 Issue-4, November 2021. | Retrieval Number: 100.1/ijrte.A59180510121 | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.A5918.1110421
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Abstract: The study examined e-invigilation as a means of curbing examination malpractice in colleges of education in Nigeria. The descriptive research design of a survey type was adopted in the study. The population comprises all students of College of Education, Ikere Ekiti. The sample of 250 students which were randomly selected using simple random sampling technique. A well structured questionnaire was used to collect data and was validated by some experts and reliability of the instrument was tested using the cronbach alpha coefficient and the result was found to have a reliability coefficient of 0.62 which indicated that the instrument was reliable to collect the necessary data for the study. Data collected was analyzed using mean, standard deviation and t-test was used to test the hypothesis formulated at 0.05 level of significant. The study concluded that e-invigilation will reduce examination malpractices and thereby restore the discipline among students in colleges of education since there was no significant difference in the mean responses of students on the impact of e-invigilation based on gender. The study recommended that CCTV should be installed to every lecture theatres where examination are been conducted so as to make e-invigilation effective.
Keywords: E-invigilation, Examination Malpractices, Students, CCTV.