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ERIC Number: EJ1139187
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 47
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1927-5250
Bullying: University Students Bring a Moral Perspective to Middle School Students
Webber, Mary A.
Journal of Education and Learning, v6 n3 p157-168 2017
The prevalence of bullying and cyber-bullying in younger age groups has led to the inclusion of bullying in school-level curricula to address the seriousness of this issue and the prevention of these types of behavior. Higher education in its philosophy curricula can play a significant role in this regard as well. Proposed in this paper is an undergraduate ethics course "Bullying and Moral Responsibility" in which bullying is addressed from a moral perspective. This course has an academic-service learning component whereby this moral perspective is introduced to middle school students by university students. Peer learning of this sort might be of assistance in anti-bullying efforts.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Middle Schools; Secondary Education; Junior High Schools; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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