Cyberbullying

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Cyberbullying

  1. 1. Cyberbullying<br />Ashley Schweiger<br />
  2. 2. &quot;Cyberbullying&quot; is when a child, preteen or teen is tormented, threatened, harassed, humiliated, embarrassed or otherwise targeted by another child, preteen or teen using the Internet, interactive and digital technologies or mobile phones. It has to have a minor on both sides, or at least have been instigated by a minor against another minor <br />– Stopcyberbullying.org<br />Main Definition <br />
  3. 3. “Bullying via Internet” – term used by adolescents<br />“technology has spawned a host of thorny problems, none more pernicious than the cyberbully – defined as anyone who repeatedly misuses technology to harass, intimidate, bully, or terrorize another person” - <br />“…cyberbullies can be physically weaker than the persons they attempt to frighten”<br />“In the world of cyberspace, students may believe that there are no laws” <br />Perspectatives of Cyberbullying<br />Source: Franek, M. 2005<br />
  4. 4. 24/7 style of Bullying <br />Boredom = Entertainment<br />Game mode<br />Anger/Revenge<br />Power<br />Popularity<br />Teasing<br />What is purpose of “Cyberbullying”?<br />
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  6. 6. Residential schools<br />Day schools<br />Self-contained classrooms<br />Mainstream<br />Lack of evidence to support research in variety of Deafness for four primary schools<br />Different factors<br />Multicultural identities<br />Psychosocial developments<br />Peers rejection or supports<br />Deafness vs. “Bullying” <br />
  7. 7. “…little is known about bullying and its impact on deaf children” – Weiner & Miller, 2006<br />“…the bullying behaviors of deaf children is almost nonexistent” – Weiner & Miller, 2006<br />“deafness disappears in cyberspace…We are all bloggers, whether we are deaf or not” – Coll et al. 2009<br />Recent Quotes<br />
  8. 8. Ongoing challenges for schools, parents, administrations<br />Lack of awareness and education on cyberbullying<br />Implement policy regarding control over cyberbullying during after-school hours = difficult<br />Born digital experienced adolescents against limited knowledge of technology <br /> in older populations<br />Implications<br />
  9. 9. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ql7Z4p6P42A&feature=related<br />Film<br />
  10. 10. http://www.stopcyberbullying.org/<br />www.wiredsafety.org<br />Resources (Useful!) <br />
  11. 11. Retrieved from http://www.stopcyberbullying.org/what_is_cyberbullying_exactly.html<br />Franek, M. (2005). Foiling cyberbullies in the new wild west. pp. 39-43.<br />Weiner, M. T. & Miller, M. (2006). Deaf children and bullying: directions for future research. American Annals of the Deaf, 151(1). 61-70.<br />Coll, K. M., Culter, M. M., Thobro, P., Haas, R., & Powell, S. (2009). An exploratory study of psychosocial risk behaviors of adolescents who are deaf or hard of hearing: comparisons and recommendations. American Annals of the Deaf, 154. 30-35<br />References<br />

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