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Assessment of Anxiety on Tests Dishonesty among Undergraduate Students in University of Calabar, Cross River State Nigeria (Published)

Citation: Alfred Denis Oyama, and God’sdesire Alfred Oyama (2022) Assessment of Anxiety on Tests Dishonesty among Undergraduate Students in University of Calabar, Cross River State Nigeria, British Journal of Education, Vol.10, Issue 4, pp. 1-21,

The major aim of this study was to assess the influence of anxiety on tests dishonesty among undergraduate students in University of Calabar, Cross River State in Nigeria. Literature review of both theoretical and empirical studies was done according to the variable under study. The sample for the study was drawn from the population of seven hundred and thirty-five (735) undergraduates’ students from year, 2, 3 and 4, comprising three hundred and two (302) females and one hundred and ninety-eight (198) males were used for the study. The data were collected using an eight (8) item research instrument. The data were analyzed with the use of independent t-test. The result of the analysis reviewed that anxiety influences test dishonesty among undergraduate students in university of Calabar, Cross River State in Nigeria.  Based on the findings of the study it was recommended that all stakeholders in education should play their parts through educating and forming tests ethics club for students, parents and lecturers among others. The school authority should ensure that lecturers perform their duty effectively and should also pay staff earning as at when due in order to reduce corruption within the educational system.

Keywords: Anxiety, Students, Undergraduate, dishonesty, tests