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Author McQuade, Samuel C.

Title Cyber bullying : protecting kids and adults from online bullies / Samuel C. McQuade III, James P. Colt, Nancy B.B. Meyer.

Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  364.15 MCQU    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 219 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [207]-212) and index.
Contents 1. The New Reality of Bullying and Cyber Bullying -- What Is Cyber Bullying? -- Prominent Examples of Modern Bullying and Cyber Bullying -- Common Aspects of Modern Bullying Cases -- Growing Up with Information Technology (IT) -- Technology-Enabled Generation Shift and the Onset of Social Computing -- Digital Youth Culture -- Harmful Aspects of Digital Youth Culture -- Contemplating the Future -- 2. Characteristics and Causes of Bullying Among Individuals and Groups -- Bullies and Their Victims -- The Ten Commonly Believed Myths about Bullying -- Online Deceit and Incivility -- Cultural and Media Perpetuation -- Other Things that Contribute to Bullying in Society -- 3. Technological Means and Methods of Cyber Bullying -- Cyber Bullying Is Bullying with Technological Twists -- Digital Shorthand for Communicating Online -- Digital Tactics for Tormenting Others Online -- 4. Cyber Bullying Research, Surveys, and Studies -- Pioneering Studies, Surveys, and Research Projects -- What Does All This Research Mean? -- 5. Legal Issues - What Can Be Done about Cyber Bullying? -- Constitutional Issues Related to Online Communications -- Case Law Pertaining to Cyber Bullying -- Criminal Laws Pertaining to Cyber Bullying -- Civil Laws Pertaining to Cyber Bullying -- 6. Closing the Digital Divide for Parents -- You Didn't Get the Memo on Cyber Safety? -- Teenage Brain Research: Another Reason to Get Involved -- The Scoop on Supervision - Build Trust -- For Parents of a Cyber Bullying Victim -- For the Parents of the Cyber Bully -- Prevention Through Establishing and Enforcing Rules -- Educate, Better Educate, and Re-Educate (Yourself)! -- The Importance of Information Security and Family Acceptable Use Policies -- Effective Supervision and Communication -- Ethics and Education Through Role Positive Modeling -- Be on the Lookout for Warning Signs -- 7. Emerging Best Practices for Schools -- Adult Responses to Bullying -- Teacher Attitudes toward Bullying -- Theoretical Framework: Effectiveness of Prevention Programs -- Prevention Strategies for Schools -- Incorporating Cyber Bullying into Existing Bullying Prevention Efforts -- Sample Action Steps for a Cyber Bullying Public Relations Campaign -- Supervising Student Use of Information Technology Devices in Schools -- Social, Emotional, and Ethical Learning in Schools -- Cyber Bullying Response and Investigation Strategies -- 8. Advice for Students and Other Victims of All Ages -- Adult Bullying -- Online Bullying in the Workplace -- Bullying of Children Who Are Different -- General Strategies and Advice -- Appreciating Diversity and Standing Up Against Injustice -- Concluding Thoughts and Looking Ahead.
Other author Colt, James P.
Meyer, Nancy B. B.
Subject Cyberbullying.
Bullying in schools -- Automation.
Computer crimes.
ISBN 9780313351938 (alk. paper)
0313351937 (alk. paper)