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ERIC Number: EJ927143
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jun
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 49
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0143-0343
How South Korean Teachers Handle an Incident of School Bullying
Yoon, Jina; Bauman, Sheri; Choi, Taesan; Hutchinson, Alisa S.
School Psychology International, v32 n3 p312-329 Jun 2011
With school-level variables receiving increasing attention for their role in the maintenance of bullying behaviors, this study examined teacher responses to a hypothetical bullying situation among a sample of South Korean teachers. Using an online survey method, school-level variables (anti-bullying policy and anti-bullying program) and individual characteristics (anti-bullying training and years of teaching experience) were also collected. Factor analyses indicated a two-factor solution in teacher responses: Ignore and Action. The Action scores differed significantly by gender and by years of teaching experience, but not by school-level variables or anti-bullying training. The implications for teacher training are discussed. (Contains 3 tables and 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: South Korea