Cyberbullying

Author: Robin M. Kowalski
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444356933
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Psychologists explore the reality of cyberbullies Millions of children are affected by bullies each year. Advances in social media, email, instant messaging, and cell phones, however, have moved bullying from a schoolyard fear to a constant threat. The second edition of Cyberbullying offers the most current information on this constantly-evolving issue and outlines the unique concerns and challenges it raises for children, parents, and educators. Authored by psychologists who are internationally recognized as experts in this field, the text uses the latest research in this area to provide an updated, reliable text ideal for parents and educators concerned about the cyberbullying phenomenon.

Cyber Bullying

Author: Robin M. Kowalski
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470693347
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Cyber bullying has become more prevalent through the use of e-mail, instant messages, chat rooms, and other digital messaging systems. It brings with it unique challenges. Cyber Bullying provides the most current and essential information on the nature and prevalence of this epidemic, providing educators, parents, psychologists and policy-makers with critical prevention techniques and strategies for effectively addressing electronic bullying. Provides an empirically-based resource with up-to-date information about the nature and prevalence of cyber bullying through the use of email, instant messages, chat rooms, and other digital messaging systems Examines the role of anonymity in electronic bullying Includes feedback from focus groups and individual interviews with students and parents Offers a handy reference with practical strategies for educators, parents, psychologists and policy makers about prevention and intervention of cyber bullying

Cyberbullying Prevention and Response

Author: Justin W. Patchin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136735291
Format: PDF, ePub
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Just as the previous generation was raised in front of televisions, adolescents at the turn of the 21st century are being raised in an internet-enabled world where blogs, social networking, and instant messaging are competing with face-to-face and telephone communication as the dominant means through which personal interaction takes place. Unfortunately, a small but growing proportion of our youth are being exposed online to interpersonal violence, aggression, and harassment via cyberbullying. The mission of this book is to explore the many critical issues surrounding this new phenomenon. Key features include the following. Comprehensive – The book provides a comprehensive, up-to-date look at the major issues that teachers, school administrators, counsellors, social workers, and parents need to be aware of with respect to cyberbullying identification, prevention, and response. Practical – While the information is informed by research, it is written in an accessible way that all adults will be able to understand and apply. Expertise – Justin W. Patchin and Sameer Hinduja are Co-Directors of the Cyberbullying Research Center (www.cyberbullying.us). Chapter authors represent a carefully selected group of contributors who have demonstrated both topical expertise and an ability to write about the topic in clear, easily accessible language. This book is appropriate for teachers, administrators, parents and others seeking research-based guidance on how to deal with the rising tide of cyberbullying issues. It is also appropriate for a variety of college level courses dealing with school violence and educational administration.

Handbook of Research on Individualism and Identity in the Globalized Digital Age

Author: Topor, F. Sigmund
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1522505237
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Globalization has shifted perspectives on individualism and identity as cultural exchange occurs more rapidly in an age of heightened connectivity. As technology connects those around the world, it too helps to provoke a shift in the autonomy of individuals. The Handbook of Research on Individualism and Identity in the Globalized Digital Age is an essential resource for researchers, professionals, and graduate-level students. This book explores and explains how globalization has impacted humans with specific emphasis on education and human development. This research-based publication presents critical perspectives on universal changes that are occurring due to globalization.

Teen Cyberbullying Investigated

Author: Thomas A. Jacobs
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 1575425610
Format: PDF
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How do teens know when they might be “one click away from the clink”? In Teen Cyberbullying Investigated, Judge Tom Jacobs presents a powerful collection of landmark court cases involving teens and charges of cyberbullying, which includes: sending insulting or threatening emails, text, or instant messages directly to someone; spreading hateful comments about someone through emails, blogs, or chat rooms; stealing passwords and sending out threatening messages using a false identity; and building a Web site to target specific people. Each chapter features the seminal case and resulting decision, asks readers whether they agree with the decision, and urges them to think about how the decision affects their lives. Chapters also include related cases, important facts and statistics, and suggestions for further reading. With an ever-increasing number of serious cases of cyberbullying and school violence, this book is needed more urgently than ever.

School Climate 2 0

Author: Sameer Hinduja
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412997836
Format: PDF, Docs
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The authors connect the teens' technology use to the school environment and provide tools (including a companion website) for creating a positive school climate that counteracts cyberbullying and sexting.

Cyber Harassment and Policy Reform in the Digital Age Emerging Research and Opportunities

Author: McNeal, Ramona S.
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1522552863
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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As the digital world assumes an ever-increasing role in the daily life of the public, opportunities to engage in crimes increase as well. The consequences of cyber aggression can range from emotional and psychological distress to death by suicide or homicide. Cyber Harassment and Policy Reform in the Digital Age: Emerging Research and Opportunities is a critical scholarly resource that examines cyber aggression and bullying and policy changes to combat this new form of crime. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as anti-bullying programs, cyberstalking, and social exclusion, this book is geared towards academicians, researchers, policy makers, and students seeking current research on cyberstalking, harassment, and bullying.

Cyberbullying

Author: Lucia Raatma
Publisher: Childrens Press
ISBN: 9780531255223
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Discusses motivations behind cyberbullying, how to handle cyberbullies, and ways to stop cyberbullying.

Schools where Everyone Belongs

Author: Stan Davis
Publisher: Research Press
ISBN: 9780878225842
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This widely used book is packed with practical guidelines and proven strategies for implementing a whole-school approach for reducing bullying. The author draws on theory and research ¿ as well as over two decades of experience as a school counselor, presenter, and consultant ¿ to provide educators with creative ideas and successful techniques. Interventions to help aggressive youth internalize rules and develop conscience are paired with methods for helping targets of bullying heal. The book addresses preventing harassment of students with disabilities and contains a troubleshooting guide for developing and implementing school discipline systems.