CAUSES OF EXAMINATION MALPRACTICE IN PHYSICS IN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION

TEMIDAYO BENSON OLADIPUPO 39 PAGES (5795 WORDS) Dissertation
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ABSTRACT

This study investigates’ the Causes of Examination Malpractice in Physics in Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination in Oshimili South Local Government Area, Delta State. Five Secondary Schools in Oshimili South Local Government Area were selected for the study. The population of the study comprised students. Four research questions were formulated for the study. A sample of two hundred respondents was used using stratified random sampling technique. Data collected was analyzed using mean and standard deviation. What are the academic achievements of students when taught both practically and theoretically? It was discovered that the above stated questions are the major causes of examination malpractice in senior Secondary School certificate examination in Oshimili South Local Government Area. Two hundred (200) questionnaire were administered but the researchers’ were able to get back one hundred and eighty (180). Based on these findings it was therefore recommended that recruitment and employment of qualified and competent physics teachers as well as provision of adequate Instructional materials are to be given much more premium.

TABLE OF CONTENT

Title Page i

Approval Page  ii

Dedication iii

Acknowledgement iv

Table of content vii

Abstract ix 

CHAPTER ONE

Introduction 1

Background to the Study  1

Statement of Problem 4

Purpose of the Study 5

Research Question 5

Significance of Study 6

Scope of the Study  6

Limitation of the study 6

Definition of Terms 

CHAPTER TWO

Literature ReviewForms of Examination Malpractice 8

Common Malpractice usually committed in Examination 95

Students Connivance with Teachers 10

Lack of Instructional Materials 11

Lack of Qualified Biology Teachers 12

Inappropriate Preparation for Examination by Students 13

Inappropriate Time Allocation for Various Subjects 14

Agents of Examination Malpractice  14

CHAPTER THREE

Research Methodology

Research Design 18

Area of Study 19

Population of Study 19

Sample and Sampling Techniques     19

Instruments for Data Collection 19

Validation of the Instrument 19

Reliability of the Instrument 20

Method of data Collection 20

CHAPTER FOUR: PRESENTATION OF DATA ANALYSIS

Analysis of research Questions 21

CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION

Summary 25

Conclusion 266

Recommendation 26

References 28

Appendix 29

Questionnaire 30

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APA

TEMIDAYO BENSON, O (2019). CAUSES OF EXAMINATION MALPRACTICE IN PHYSICS IN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION. Afribary.com: Retrieved November 21, 2019, from https://afribary.com/works/causes-of-examination-malpractice-in-physics-in-scondary-schools-by-oladipupo-b-temidayo

MLA 8th

OLADIPUPO, TEMIDAYO BENSON. "CAUSES OF EXAMINATION MALPRACTICE IN PHYSICS IN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 20 Oct. 2019, https://afribary.com/works/causes-of-examination-malpractice-in-physics-in-scondary-schools-by-oladipupo-b-temidayo . Accessed 21 Nov. 2019.

MLA7

OLADIPUPO, TEMIDAYO BENSON. "CAUSES OF EXAMINATION MALPRACTICE IN PHYSICS IN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 20 Oct. 2019. Web. 21 Nov. 2019. < https://afribary.com/works/causes-of-examination-malpractice-in-physics-in-scondary-schools-by-oladipupo-b-temidayo >.

Chicago

OLADIPUPO, TEMIDAYO BENSON. "CAUSES OF EXAMINATION MALPRACTICE IN PHYSICS IN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION" Afribary.com (2019). Accessed November 21, 2019. https://afribary.com/works/causes-of-examination-malpractice-in-physics-in-scondary-schools-by-oladipupo-b-temidayo