The current research work aims to explore major activities performed by the university students during academic misconducts and their perception regarding such activities. The study further explores the ethical limits drawn by the students about academic dishonesty. Case study methodology is utilized in this research. Sixty-one post graduate and doctoral students were interviewed. Pattern analysis is conducted to analyze the information received through structured interviews of the participants. Study founds the key activities through which students are involved in such misconducts and make a comprehensive agreement on academic dishonesty that has become the normal part of life in education system of Pakistan. Furthermore, students opined that these activities are ethically wrong habits and may be avoided.
Academic Dishonesty, Perception, Ethics, University Students
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Rehman, R. R., & Waheed, A. (2014). Ethical Perception of University Students about Academic Dishonesty in Pakistan: Identification of Student's Dishonest Acts. The Qualitative Report, 19(4), 1-13. Retrieved from http://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol19/iss4/1