Academic Dishonesty: Methods and the Influence of Psychological Gender
Dahlia Fernandez1, Husniyati Amin2, Musawa Mubarak3, Evi Soraya4, Aini Aman5, Siti Sarah Omar6
1Dahlia Fernandez, Faculty of Economics and Management, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia.
2Husniyati Amin, Kuliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences, Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia.
3Musawa Mubarak, Kuliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences, Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia.
4Evi Soraya, Kuliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences, Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia.
5Aini Aman, Faculty of Economics and Management, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia.
6Siti Sarah Omar, Faculty of Technology Management and Business, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia.
Manuscript received on 17 October 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 23 October 2019 | Manuscript Published on 02 November 2019 | PP: 578-584 | Volume-8 Issue-2S9 September 2019 | Retrieval Number: B11200982S919/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.B1120.0982S919
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Abstract: The research seeks to investigate students rating of various forms of academic dishonesty and also examined the impact of psychological gender on cheating behavior among undergraduates in a Malaysian university. Primary data were sourced through the distribution of 363 questionnaires. Statistical analysis of the data revealed that the following cheating techniques have widely used them a. Using published materials without reference, copying the assignments, using unfair means for presenting data, getting unauthorized help for assignment completion and presenting others work. On the other hand, regression analysis on the psychological gender revealed that the instrumental traits tend to influence male to engage in academic dishonesty.
Keywords: Academic Dishonesty; Psychological Gender; Expressive Traits; Instrumental Traits.
Scope of the Article: Bio-Science and Bio-Technology