Tuesday, December 2, 2008

What type of student is more likely to cheat?

Science Fair Project Information
Subject: Psychology & Human Behavior
Grade level: High School - Grades 10-12
Academic Level: Advanced
Project Type: Experimental
Cost: Low
Awards: None
Affiliation: Missouri Western State University
Year: 1999
Description: This study was conducted to determine if GPA, gender and self perceived academic ability are reliable predictors as to whether a student will cheat. This study also tried to determine how students feel about the students who do cheat. A nine question survey that included four descriptive questions was used. The questions were in the form of a Likert type scale.
Link: http://clearinghouse.missouriwestern.edu/manuscripts/96.asp

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