ERIC Number: EJ1133312
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Apr
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A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Cyber-Victimization and Educational Outcomes for Adolescents
Gardella, Joseph H.; Fisher, Benjamin W.; Teurbe-Tolon, Abbie R.
Review of Educational Research, v87 n2 p283-308 Apr 2017
Adolescents' Internet use is increasingly mobile, private, and unsupervised, which raises concerns given that the Internet increasingly serves as a medium for experiencing victimization. Although it is widely recognized that in-person victimization has a deleterious effect on adolescents' educational outcomes, the extent to which cyber-victimization has similar effects is less well known. This systematic review and meta-analysis offers a synthesis of the relationship between cyber-victimization and educational outcomes of adolescents aged 12 to 17, including 25 effect sizes from 12 studies drawn from a variety of disciplines. A series of random-effects meta-analyses using robust variance estimation revealed associations between cyber-victimization and higher school attendance problems (r = 0.20) and academic achievement problems (r = 0.14). Results did not differ by provided definition, publication status, reporting time frame, gender, race/ethnicity, or average age. Implications for future research are discussed within context of theoretical, critical, and applied discussions.
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Victims, Correlation, Outcomes of Education, Adolescents, Attendance, Academic Achievement, Statistical Analysis, Literature Reviews, Search Strategies
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