Student's Perception of Cyberbullying: How Physical Intimidation Influences the Way People are bullied

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DOI: 10.21522.TIJPY.2016.03.02.Art001

Authors : Wilson Igbasi


Recognizing the negative outcomes associated with experiences in bullying at school, educational researchers, school officials, and policy-makers have called for more rigorous research on bullying in school. Research on bullying behavior in school has primarily been examined using quantitative methods. Mixed methods research in the field of education has gained ground in recent years. However, no systematic review of mixed methods studies on bullying and peer victimization has been conducted to date. The major focus of this study is to review qualitative studies on bullying in schools. In a particular study, we examine if physical intimidation is progressive to cyber bullying. The study found alarming percentages of victims of both cyber bullying and physical intimidation. In conclusion, the study found that it is important to have forums to discuss bullying more actively and provide solutions.

Keywords: Cyberbullying, Physical intimidation, bully.


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