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Cyberbullying research : the current state

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posted on 2009-01-01, 00:00 authored by Ria Hanewald
This paper contributes to the understanding af cyberbullying by summarising the key themes
in an up-to-date review of the academic research literature. The misuse of, and abuse in, online
environments is ever-increasing and becoming a growing concern for educators, families
and authorities around the world. It needs investigation to be understood and prevented to
ensure safe and beneficial experiences for children and adolescents through networked and
mobile communications. The various types of malice are described as is the frequency of their
occurrences and the most prevalent tools for inflicting harm. Given this fast emerging global
problem and the scarcity of empirical studies, there is a strong and urgent need for further
research in.

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Journal

Australian educational computing : journal of the Australian Council for Computers in Education

Volume

24

Pagination

10 - 15

Location

Belconnen, ACT

Open access

  • Yes

ISSN

0816-9020

eISSN

1443-833X

Language

eng

Notes

Reproduced with specific permission of the copyright owner.

Publication classification

CN.1 Other journal article

Copyright notice

2009, Australian Council for Computers in Education

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