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Asian Journal of Education and Social Studies, 2581-6268,Vol.: 2, Issue.: 3

Original-research-article

Role of Counselling in Checking Examination Malpractice and Test Anxiety among Secondary School Students in Nnewi Education Zone

 

I. Unachukwu Dorathy1* and Ezimorah Nwanneka1

1Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Igbariam, Anambra State, Nigeria.

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Dr. Vlasta Hus, Associate Professor, Department of Elementary Teacher Education, Faculty of Education, University of Maribor, Koroška cesta 160, Slovenia.

Reviewers:

(1) Sreehari Ravindranath, Christ University, India.

(2) Stella Muchemwa, Solusi University, Zimbabwe.

(3) Joseph Mukuni, Virginia Tech School of Education, USA.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/25384

Abstracts

Aims: The main purpose of the study is to evaluate various counselling strategies for checking examination malpractice and test anxiety among secondary school students. The study was guided by two research questions and two hypotheses which were formulated based on the purpose of the study.

Study Design:  The study adopted a survey research design.

Place and Duration of Study: The area of the study was Nnewi education zone in Anambra state, Nigeria, between January 2018 and May 2018.

Methodology: Self-structured and validated questionnaire served as the main instrument for data collection. Sixty subjects were purposively drawn, mean and standard deviation were used in answering the research questions while t-test was used to determine the level of significance at 0.05.

Results: The results revealed that exposing the students to cognitive learning skills as note taking, use of practice, summarization and mnemonics can reduce cases of examination malpractice and test anxiety.

Conclusion: students should be exposed to cognitive learning skills as note taking, use of practice, summarization and mnemonics as one of the vital strategies for checking examination malpractice and test anxiety among secondary school students in Nnewi education zone.

Keywords :

Counseling; examination malpractice; test anxiety; secondary school; students.

Full Article - PDF    Page 1-9

DOI : 10.9734/AJESS/2018/42438

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