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ERIC Number: EJ629713
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0260-2938
The Pressures of Assessment in Undergraduate Courses and Their Effect on Student Behaviours.
Norton, Lin S.; Tilley, Alice J.; Newstead, Stephen E.; Franklyn-Stokes, Arlene
Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, v26 n3 p269-84 Jun 2001
Examined essay-writing tactics ("rules of the game"), cheating behaviors, and approaches to studying in British psychology students. Found widespread occurrence of essay tactics and cheating, with a positive correlation between them. Essay tactics correlated positively with a deep approach to studying and fear of failure, while cheating correlated positively with syllabus-boundness and negatively with use of evidence. (EV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)