Understanding adolescents’ moral stance on examination malpractice through the lenses of parenting styles, test anxiety, and their academic self-efficacy
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Author/sChinaza Nwosu, Kingsley; Chekume Nwasor, Victor; Onyebuchi, Geoffrey C.; Nwanguma, Victor C.
Introduction. The increasing complex nature of academic dishonesty demands that empirical models are built to explain the psychosocial and motivational variables involved in the way examination malpractice is morally viewed by adolescents. This has been underexplored in Nigeria over the years given that available studies have not utilized designs that could give comprehensive understanding of pathways through which moral views of adolescents on examination malpractice could be predicted. Method. This study developed an empirical model using path analysis to explain the direct and indirect effects of parenting styles, test anxiety, academic self-efficacy on adolescents’ moral stance on examination malpractice scenarios. The multivariate predictor correlational research design was adopted. Dimensions of the parenting styles served as exogeneous variables while test anxiety, self-efficacy and moral stance on examination malpractice served as endogeneous variables with test anxie...
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mala práctica de examen