ACADEMIC DISHONESTY AMONG THE COMPUTER SCIENCE STUDENTS IN AN ENGLISH CRITICAL READING COURSE

Authors

  • K. L. Ngo
  • M. N. Juliana
  • A. H. N. Jawanees
  • A. Salihah
  • R. Norhamimah
  • I. M. A. Nafizi

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.4314/jfas.v10i2s.39

Keywords:

academic dishonesty, confidence, critical reading, written analysis, computer science.

Abstract

The present study examined the factors which had influenced the Computer Science students to commit academic dishonesty when writing critical analysis essays in a critical reading course and suggested some solutions to the problem. Purposive sampling technique was employed, and data were collected from a survey distributed to thirty respondents. Findings revealed that most students had the academic misconduct due to lack of confidence as they admitted that they did not trust their writing ability and were afraid of presenting something wrong to their lecturers.

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Published

2018-02-01

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Research Articles