Cultivating Academic Integrity in Educational Management through Students’ Study Habits and Class Size in Cross River University of Technology, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria
Okey, Stella-Maris Aki
Academic integrity, Educational management, Academic misconduct, Academic dishonesty, Study habits, Class size
The study examined academic integrity in educational management through students’ study habits and class size in Cross River University of Technology, Calabar. Two independent variables of study habit and class size, were used to formulate two research questions and hypotheses. The population of the study comprised of all the 2019/2020 graduating students of the Faculty of Education. Survey research design and stratified random sampling techniques were adopted in the selection of a sample of two hundred (200) respondents for this study. The research instrument used for data collection was Academic integrity in educational management through students’ study habit and class size questionnaire (AIEMSSHCSQ). Pearson product moment correlation analysis was the statistical technique used in testing the hypotheses. Based on the analysis of data, the study showed that study habit and class size have significant relationship with student’s disposition to academic integrity in CRUTECH. Based on the findings of the study, it was recommended amongst others that, the university management should come up with strategies that would built up study habit skills in the students as a way of ensuring institutional best practices in academics.