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ERIC Number: ED574784
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Dec
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2250-3005
Cyber Bullying and Academic Performance
Faryadi, Qais
Online Submission, International Journal Of Computational Engineering Research v1 n1 p23-30 Dec 2011
This research investigates the emotional and physiological effects of cyber bullying on the university students. The primary objective of this investigation is to identify the victims of cyber bullying and critically analyze their emotional state and frame of mind in order to provide them with a workable and feasible intervention in fighting cyber bullying. In this research a triangulation method (quantitative, qualitative and descriptive) is employed in the investigation. The instruments used in this study, in which 365 students participated, included questionnaires, interviews, checklists and observations. The results of the study indicated that a significant number of the respondents 35 (13%) had suffered emotionally due to cyber bullying. Furthermore, 300 (85%) of the respondents indicated that in their views cyber bullying causes emotional and psychological stress. Further, majority of the respondents 255 (70%) agreed that cyber bullying adversely affects students' academic performance. Results further designate that 60 (16.6%) of the respondents specified that they had bullied someone inside the university at least 2 or 3 times a month while 4 (1.1%) of the participants said that they had bullied someone outside the university at least 2 or 3 times a month. It is interesting to note that majority of the students 75 (20.8%) signify that they have heard bullying taking place inside the university.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Malaysia