THE IMPACT OF MORAL META-COGNITION, ON THE ACADEMIC DISHONESTY AMONG UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

Keywords:

Academic dishonesty, Moral meta-cognition, University students, Prevelence

Abstract

It has been known through several researches that Academic Dishonesty is increasing rapidly over the world research will investigate the impact of moral meta-cognition, on academic dishonesty of university students using a quantitative correlation survey design. A purposive convenient sampling technique was used to approach N= 303 (Male n = 184; Female n=119) undergraduate university students, age ranging from (M=22.47; SD=2.79). Data will be collected from the departments of Business Administration and Social Sciences of Public (n=153) and Private (n=150) Universities of Karachi. Data will be collected through questionnaires; Moral MetaCognition Scale, Academic Dishonesty Questionnaire and the Demographic Information Sheet. The result indicates that there is a weak positive relationship between the academic dishonesty and moral meta-cognition hence, it can be seen that the moral values of the students have been changed with the cultural variation. Moral values of the society are changing; another reason for choosing cheating and go for Academic Dishonesty is envy. Research findings have shown that cheating is associated with peer-to-peer behavior, as well as perceived confidence in peer reporting and understanding and acceptance of student loyalty and technology policies.

Published

2022-11-06

How to Cite

THE IMPACT OF MORAL META-COGNITION, ON THE ACADEMIC DISHONESTY AMONG UNIVERSITY STUDENTS. (2022). Pakistan Journal of Society, Education and Language (PJSEL), 9(1), 99-111. Retrieved from https://pjsel.jehanf.com/index.php/journal/article/view/922