Cilt 15, Sayı 4, Sayfalar 259 - 280 2015-02-27

Forms, Factors And Consequences 
Of Cheating In University Examinations: 
Insight From Open And Distance Learning Students

Lebeloane Lazarus Donald MOKULA [1] , Nyaumwe LOVEMORE [2]

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The present study narrated the forms, factors and consequences of cheating in university examinations by Unisa Open and Distance learning students from anecdotal data. The results showed that the perpetrators mostly used crib materials on paper, ruler and calculator cover. The factors that influenced examination cheating were gender, age range and regional locations of candidates. The consequences were monetary fines and suspension periods. The limitation of the study is that inferences are based on documented evidence only without verifications through interviews. The study provides some recommendations that may provide Registrars of universities with insight to tighten up examination regulations so that the credibility of degrees universities offer is upheld through awarding degrees to deserving students only.
Forms; Factors; Cheating; Consequences Of Cheating; University Examinations; Open And Distance Learning Students
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Bibtex @ { tojde176000, journal = {Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education}, issn = {1302-6488}, address = {Anadolu Üniversitesi}, year = {2015}, volume = {15}, pages = {259 - 280}, doi = {10.17718/tojde.89240}, title = {Forms, Factors And Consequences 
Of Cheating In University Examinations: 
Insight From Open And Distance Learning Students}, language = {en}, key = {cite}, author = {LOVEMORE, Nyaumwe and MOKULA, Lebeloane Lazarus Donald} }
APA MOKULA, L , LOVEMORE, N . (2015). Forms, Factors And Consequences 
Of Cheating In University Examinations: 
Insight From Open And Distance Learning Students. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 15 (4), 259-280. DOI: 10.17718/tojde.89240
MLA MOKULA, L , LOVEMORE, N . "Forms, Factors And Consequences 
Of Cheating In University Examinations: 
Insight From Open And Distance Learning Students". Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 15 (2015): 259-280 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/tojde/issue/16894/176000>
Chicago MOKULA, L , LOVEMORE, N . "Forms, Factors And Consequences 
Of Cheating In University Examinations: 
Insight From Open And Distance Learning Students". Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 15 (2015): 259-280
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