Factors Influencing Falsehood in Online Educational Research

  • Lina Gaiziuniene Kaunas University of Technology
  • Gintautas Cibulskas Kaunas University of Technology
Keywords: falsehood in quantitative research, securing validity, factors influencing respondents’ truth/sincerity and openness

Abstract

The article dwells on scientific literature, investigating the factors which influence respondents’ not telling the truth, induce falsehood, or provokes telling lies, in online educational research and, consequently, affect straightway the validity of quantitative investigation. As a result, the research presents a systemic model of these modifiers. The agents causing falsehood are being investigated in the light of three perspectives: quantitative research, online research, and educational research.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5755/j01.ss.80.2.4846

Published
2013-07-25
Section
SOCIAL REALITY AND ITS COGNITION: THE ASPECT OF SAFETY