Factors Influencing Falsehood in Online Educational Research

Lina Gaiziuniene, Gintautas Cibulskas


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


falsehood in quantitative research; securing validity; factors influencing respondents’ truth/sincerity and openness

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Print ISSN: 1392-0758
Online ISSN: 2029-7319