One day I had an exam and I shocked when I saw my best friend cheat and I start wondering why she did that despite she was smart and hard work, people especially student cheat in all stages (young or adults) nevertheless they know that cheating is wrong and bad behavior even in Islam as a Muslims cheating is prohibited as prophet Mohammed said “who cheat us is not of us ” there are many reasons why students cheat in exams.
First reason for cheating is student always want to get high marks, they think they can’t do well on the test, either they are not smart enough, or they lack some skills they need such as strong concentration or Promptitude or speed of conservation . It creates a feeling that they will fail, and their only option to do well is to cheat to avoid embarrassment and saving face from the angry assault of teachers or parents or ether friends finally they want to ensures the achievement of dreams and future plans such as enter the college or to get a good job and high position.
Second reason for cheating is student depends and relies on others, they don’t want to take responsibility and make an effort in addition they don’t take their studies seriously they are too lazy, Nowadays most of student care about playing and having fun by going out a lot with friend even in home they interesting in technology and stoical media like twitter or Facebook some of them like watching TV long hours. All of These reasons lead to a lack of control and spend time usefully, therefore parents should teach their children self-reliance and tell them that knowledge is the light that shines through the darkness of ignorance.
Tuesday, February 15, 2000 Focus on Ethics Can Curb Cheating, Colleges Find Behavior: Academic dishonesty is rampant, but students will respond to higher standards of integrity, a study shows. By KENNETH R. WEISS, Times Education Writer Copyright 2000 Los Angeles Times DAVIS, Calif. -Grappling for ways to halt the spread of plagiarism and other cheating in college, professors often get stuck on ...
Third reason for cheating is student parents put too much pressure on them, but in fact this is wrong strategy, it affect negatively on their personality and academic performance so instead of use threats they can stimulated third children if they don’t student will start think that cheating is fastest way to success and search of many ways to cheat ,in fact there are many strategies to cheat, one way is to write the information in small pieces and hid it in the body, another way is cheating by using modern technology such as mobile phone or mb3 player by recording themselves at
home speaking. Psychologists and sociologists have applied theories of deviant behavior in order to understand cheating, cheating is no longer deviant behavior, it is now normal behavior beast on that there are many reasons why student cheat during the exams student want to get high Grades and good career in future also they don’t want to take responsibility and study hard the last reason is students feel too much pressure it makes them feel afraid of making mistakes, ultimately we must stop cheating and make the effort to succeed and realize that life is lessons and we Learn from them. .