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Del Rey, Rosario; Mora-Merchán, Joaquín A.; Casas, José A.; Ortega-Ruiz, Rosario; Elipe, Paz – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2018
Intervention against cyberbullying and other risks associated with the misuse of ITC and social networks is an important social demand. The 'Asegúrate' Program tries to support teachers in this intervention. This research shows the impact of the program among those that have shown to be less sensitive in other studies: cyber-aggressors.…
Descriptors: Bullying, Aggression, Computer Mediated Communication, Social Media
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Betts, Lucy R.; Houston, James E.; Steer, Oonagh L.; Gardner, Sarah E. – Journal of School Violence, 2017
Positive attribution style, negative attribution style, and generalized peer trust beliefs were examined as mediators in the relationship between adolescents' peer victimization experiences and psychosocial and school adjustment. A total of 280 (150 female and 130 males, M[subscript age] = 13 years 4 months, SD[subscript age] = 1 year 1 month)…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Victims, Trust (Psychology), Correlation
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Thompson, Roberta – Australian Educational Computing, 2016
Young people's online safety continues to be a high priority for educators and parents. Cybersafety policies and educational programs are continually updated and revised to accommodate for the innovative ways they engage with digital culture. However, empirical research has shown that despite these efforts young people, especially teen girls,…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Females, Computer Security, Safety
Katz, Adrienne – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016
The internet and mobile devices play a huge role in teenagers' home and school life, and it is becoming more and more important to effectively address e-safety in secondary schools. This practical book provides guidance on how to teach and promote e-safety and tackle cyberbullying with real-life examples from schools of what works and what schools…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Child Safety, Internet, Bullying
Wespieser, Karen – National Foundation for Educational Research, 2015
This report looks at the online activities of London's young people. The report highlights that children and young people use technology to have fun, study and communicate with others. Most children and young people have positive experiences online. On the whole they are sensible online and do not put themselves "at risk". However, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Children, Youth
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Buelga, Sofía; Cava, Maria J.; Musitu, Gonzalo; Torralba, Eva – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2015
Purpose: This paper aims to explore the prevalence rate of adolescents engaging in aggressive behaviours towards their peers using the Internet and mobile phones, while examining the duration and intensity of this cyberbullying, and to analyse differences in cyberbullying behaviours based on gender and age (academic grades). Research on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Aggression
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Festl, Ruth; Quandt, Thorsten – Human Communication Research, 2013
Current research indicates that an alarming number of students are affected by cyberbullying. However, most of the empirical research has focused on psychological explanations of the phenomenon. In an explorative survey study based on the reconstruction of 2 complete school networks (N[subscript P] = 408), we expand the explanation strategies of…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Internet, Networks
Sokal, Laura – Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, 2012
Many school counsellors have identified "cyber-bullying" among adolescent girls as a growing concern. In order to respond to this issue, this article begins with a new model of cyber-communications from the unique perspective of adolescent girls. Next, it explores the limitations of responding to this model, based on current understandings of…
Descriptors: Bullying, Females, Adolescents, School Psychology
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Wang, Jing; Iannotti, Ronald J.; Luk, Jeremy W. – Journal of School Psychology, 2012
Patterns of engagement in cyber bullying and four types of traditional bullying were examined using latent class analysis (LCA). Demographic differences and externalizing problems were evaluated across latent class membership. Data were obtained from the 2005-2006 Health Behavior in School-aged Survey and the analytic sample included 7,508 U.S.…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Bullying, Grades (Scholastic), Females
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Topcu, Cigdem; Erdur-Baker, Ozgur – School Psychology International, 2012
Gender differences in bullying behavior among adolescents have been observed, but the reasons for the discrepancy in males' and females' bullying experiences has been the focus of few studies. This study examined the role of the cognitive and affective empathy in explaining gender differences in bullying through multiple mediation analysis. The…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Internet, Bullying, Empathy
Williamson, Ronald – Education Partnerships, Inc., 2010
The growing use of social media by students and adults is impacting schools. A recent Pew study found that 73% of teens use social-networking sites to connect with others. Social media includes blogs, wikis, and podcasts as well as sites such as MySpace, Facebook, and Linkedin. While such sites promote connection with others, their use has created…
Descriptors: Internet, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Social Networks