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ERIC Number: EJ898056
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jul
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0816-9020
Cyberbullying Research: The Current State
Hanewald, Ria
Australian Educational Computing, v24 n1 p10-15 Jul 2009
This paper contributes to the understanding of cyberbullying by summarising the key themes in an up-to-date review of the academic research literature. The misuse of, and abuse in, online environments is ever-increasing and becoming a growing concern for educators, families and authorities around the world. It needs investigation to be understood and prevented to ensure safe and beneficial experiences for children and adolescents through networked and mobile communications. The various types of malice are described as is the frequency of their occurrences and the most prevalent tools for inflicting harm. Given this fast emerging global problem and the scarcity of empirical studies, there is a strong and urgent need for further research in. (Contains 1 table and 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia