Spending Money on Hiring Others to Attend Classes Instead of Themselves: An Emerging Trend of Chinese College Students to Truant from Class?
Author(s): Chengmeng Zhang , Rui Li , Yuxin Pang
Nowadays, in the Chinese colleges, there are many ways for the students to truant from classes and not be caught by the teachers. Spending money on hiring other students to attend classes instead of themselves is becoming a mainstream form and as a widely known secrets among Chines college students. This paper analyzed the status quo of the students hired others to attend classes from three perspectives: college management, teachers teaching methods and the value of college students. The data shows that in the schools, the formalities cumbersome process of asking for leave, the loose discipline, and the laxity of classroom attendance passed the test of significance, which played an important role in the prevalence of hiring other students to attend classes. Relations with university counselor, and the boring content of the course also has a significant impact on the class. As the college students, the lack of correct values and integrity affected their behavior?causing the phenomenon of hiring others to attend classes.