Cyber bullying is the use of electronic means by a minor to torment, threaten, harass, humiliate, embarrass or otherwise target another person.
Where is it found? E-mails Instant messaging Text or digital imaging messages sent on cell phones Web pages, Web logs (blogs) Chat rooms or discussion groups Other information communication technologies Plus more…
Where is it found? Significant amount occurring off-campus. – But is impacting student relationships on-campus. • It is highly likely students are using the school’s Internet system or personal cell phones to engage in cyber bullying. – Bypass Internet filter/proxy sites. – Use cell phones or other digital devices. – This raises liability concerns.
The technologies Wikis are websites anyone can edit . If you can word process, you can use a wiki. Visitors can see a history of changes and revert to earlier versions. Example: www.wikipedia.org Wikis/Podcasts Podcasts are blogs with audio or video. Podcasts are like Internet radio or TV shows. Anyone can be a producer. Podcasts are consumed on demand. Examples: www.epnweb.org Blogs Web + Log = weblog, or we blog Blogs are easily created and easily updated sites. If you can email, you can blog. Blogs allow visitors to comment. Example: www.weblogg-ed.com