In the case of secondary school principals, Umar 2003 stated emphatically that they are the worst perpetrators of the crime as they, in a bid to have the names of their schools praised and recognized, manipulate and aid the crime. He fell out of bed trying to find his call button, broke his hip and sustained severe head trauma. It will reduce examination malpractices as 40% of marks are accumulated from various assessment techniques such as projects and assignments before actual examinations. A student can commit examination malpractice either inside or outside the classroom. Onyechere 2004 asserted that unless we are able to stop examination malpractice, the standard of education in Nigeria will continue to fall. Adeleke The Defendants who were re-arraigned on Tuesday, pleaded not guilty to the amended charge, even as they were allowed to go home on the same bail terms the trial court handed to them on October 31. Random sampling of questions with a small volume up to 10 questions from the syllabus with 30 questions , pose a higher risk of inaccurate assessment of knowledge of students, regardless of the precision with which they are assessed.
Trying things is the only way to figure them out. Tell me how students will achieve academic excellence in that situation? Looking beyond the contribution of education stakeholders to examination crimes, other important causes of examination malpractice revolve around the students and their attitude towards their studies as influenced by the general socio-economic situation in the country. It is a means of assessing the quality and quantity or performance that an individual has accumulated at the end of a teaching process which may spread over a period of seventeen weeks. Bearing in mind the role that education is suppose to play in nation building, a nation stands the risk In other words, since punitive approach seems to have failed to deter students from engaging in examination malpractices, a preventive approach should be considered through an investigation into the study habits and examination anxiety of students. Mention-worthy at this juncture is the fact that Nigerians have not been sleeping since the wake of this mischief in the mid 1970s. The same goes for liquid and an … y other bits!.
How does it affect students? So what is examination malpractice? The three research hypotheses were tested statistically using the Chi square statistical technique. In order to establish a malpractice case, the six elements of medical malpractice which must be satisfied Duty, Breach of Duty, Causation, foreseeability, injury, Damages. . A student may be preparing for examination with the hope to write the exam alone as a serious-minded student. Every single person has to understand the importance of proper education. Thus, students can know what weaknesses and strengths are and if they want to improve their weaknesses they can practice more. As a result of the injury, you incurred … damages Below is a link on medical malpractice lawsuits.
A comprehensive submission by Anyiin 1998 identified the fundamental causes of examination malpractice to include: 1. These studies and a plethora of others, found that highly examination-anxious students typically have poor study habits as well as negative, non-productive attitude towards academic work hence they perform poorly in examinations. Always measure your butter, sugar and use the egg the recipe says!. Generally speaking, pets or animals are considered property, so the remedies for suffered wrongs are usually different than in a typical malpractice action that contempl … ates an injury to a person. Apart from photographs, finger prints on certificates should he used for identification as no two persons, even identical twins could have the same finger print. Funnily enough, students are, more often than not, willing to pay because in the end it pays off very well Thisday, 2004.
Majority of them end up stealing or even cheating at work. The practitioner of almost any 'professional' occupation can commit malpractice by failing to perform their duties correctly. Some students work at a job or study harder than others, but they are all trying to get degrees so maybe one day they will have meaningful and significant lives. In some cases, these people smuggle out question papers from the halls, get people to solve the questions, and distribute the answers to the exam candidates and collect money in return. Imam Ccn, mcasson Ulul-Albab Science Secondary School, Katsina, Katsina state. They thus collude with principals to issue fake but favourable examination results to their children.
Faulty or lack of proper administration of examinations. Concord Magazine, February 23, p. Numerical experiment was performed with 30 grades a questionnaire of 30 questions , normally distributed with a mean of 4. Another group of master-minders who have rather taken centre stage in recent times are operators of private study centres also known as extramural classes. Furthermore, schools use a mix of Operation Systems, Media Players, and Browser applications.
He asserted that headmasters in connivance with their teachers initiate primary school pupils into examination malpractice during common entrance examinations by giving answers to the students so that they would record high number of passes in their schools. From the analysis in Table 3, it can be observed that the computed value of X 2, which was 81, is greater than the critical value of X 2, which was 12. The last option is the easiest one for the lazy people. Some of these are as follows: 1. According to the definition of the word, lazy, from Concise Oxford Dictionary, it is unwillingness to work or use energy.
Continuous assessment should be practiced correctly. According to Ejiogu 2001 , general moral decadence and the high premium placed on achievement and certificates by Nigerians has in recent times spawned examination fraud. Because traditional Nigerian education placed little or no emphasis on certification, students had the proper view of education, seeing it as a means to an end not an end in itself. Thus examination malpractice could equally be seen as an economic crime. Recommendation and educational implications were highlighted. Introduction The issue of examination malpractice is a national emergency situation. These study centres are veritable fronts for examination fraud operated by organized syndicate who charge outrageously high fees for examinations.
What of attending parties in many hostels? This would include a doctor who fails to catch signs of cancer; a nurse practitioner who misdiagnoses an ailment or a nurse who does not respond to troublesome vital … signs of a patient. That is why they want to pass their examinations through cut-corners, thereby getting involved in examination malpractices. Many of them have threatened principals of schools who vowed to fight malpractice to the end. Ekwo compelled the embattled lawmaker to sign an undertaken to always attend his trial and not travel out of the country without permission. This research delved deeply into the remote causes of examination malpractices and revealed that the rising tide of examination crime could be tamed through the students and education stakeholders by exposing the influence of poor study habits, non-coverage of prescribed syllabuses, and lack of educational facilities.