Mobile Phone Use Among Students and Cheating on Exams in Cameroon Universities

Mobile Phone Use Among Students and Cheating on Exams in Cameroon Universities

  • Mama CHANDINI, Ecole normale supérieure, Université de Bertoua, Cameroun

doi : https://dx.doi.org/10.18162/fp.2024.808

Résumé

The article aims to improve the system of planning academic programs and managing pedagogical activities by investigating the techniques of fraud associated with the use of mobile phones in Cameroonian universities. It seeks to identify the causes of this issue, examine the roles of various stakeholders, assess the consequences, and propose solutions. An analysis of the statements from alleged cheaters and academic officials at the University of Dschang, along with a review of fraud committee records, reveals several underlying causes of this misconduct. To address these issues, a policy for planning academic programs and pedagogical activities is recommended.

Abstract

The article aims to improve the system of planning academic programs and managing pedagogical activities by investigating the techniques of fraud associated with the use of mobile phones in Cameroonian universities. It seeks to identify the causes of this issue, examine the roles of various stakeholders, assess the consequences, and propose solutions. An analysis of the statements from alleged cheaters and academic officials at the University of Dschang, along with a review of fraud committee records, reveals several underlying causes of this misconduct. To address these issues, a policy for planning academic programs and pedagogical activities is recommended.

Keywords

mobile phone, cheating, examination, university, cameroon

To cite this article

CHANDINI, M. (2024). Mobile Phone Use Among Students and Cheating on Exams in Cameroon Universities. Formation et profession, 32(1), 1-15. https://dx.doi.org/10.18162/fp.2024.808