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Effects of honor codes and classroom justice on students’ deviant behavior
Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences (2014)
  • Kabiru Maitama Kura
  • Faridahwati Mohd. Shamsudin
  • Ajay Chauhan
Abstract

This study examined the influence of honor codes and classroom just ice on students’ deviant behavior. One hundred and two final year undergraduate students studying in various higher institutions of learning in Nigeria part icipated in the study, including Bayero University, Kano, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Federal Polytechnic, Kaura Namoda, Kano State Polytechnic and Federal College of Education, Zaria. Pearson correlation analysis, multiple linear regression analysis, independent sample t-test and one-way ANOVA analysis were conducted using Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) to analyze the data. The results of multiple regression analysis showed that Honor codes had a significant negetive effect on students’ deviant behavior. On the contrary, the results showed that classroom justice had no significant effect on students’ deviant behavior. Furthermore, the findings of the study revealed a significant difference instudent deviant by gender, age categories and ethnicity. The managerial implications for the school administrators, lecturers and educational policy makers a rediscussed.

Keywords
  • Deviant behavior,
  • honor codes,
  • classroom justice,
  • academic dishonesty
Publication Date
Fall February 3, 2014
Citation Information
Kabiru Maitama Kura, Faridahwati Mohd. Shamsudin and Ajay Chauhan. "Effects of honor codes and classroom justice on students’ deviant behavior" Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences Vol. 112 (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/kabirumaitamakura/6/