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Cyberbullying: Understanding the Impact and Devastation

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Overview

While adults often understand the hurt that is typically caused by physical bullying, many of them either underestimate or do not realize the far-reaching and potentially devastating impact that cyberbullying can have on a victim. Because cyberbullying occurs online, often under the guise of anonymity, it can be especially vicious and intimidating. And, because it can be "witnessed" by scores of online spectators and perpetrated 24/7, the impact is far-reaching and victims often feel they have nowhere to hide.

In part 1 of this 2-part series, join Brent Maguire as he provides an overview of what cyberbullying is and how it occurs. He will discuss the various forms of cyberbullying and how it differs from "traditional" bullying. He will also explore the impact of cyberbullying and some of the challenges it presents.

Details

Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Other
Last aired on: Thursday, June 15, 2017 @ 12:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Digital Citizenship, School Safety
Tags: cyberbullying, digital citizenship, online bullying, school safety, victims

Reviews (69)

Full Member
 
Really well done.
Basic Member
+7
 
Good overview - some examples were dated. I wish he would have gone into specific apps that the kids are using.
Basic Member
 
Very good overview of cyber bullying.
Full Member
 
Thank you for the information and breaking down the 7 forms of cyberbullying. I can take this information and use it in my classroom.
Full Member
 
Thank you for breaking down the 7 forms of cyberbullying.
Full Member
 
Thank you for breaking down the 7 forms of cyberbullying.
Full Member
 
I learned from this webinar, especially with the new ruling how text messaging affected a young man to commit suicide this recent week. This time a young woman was sentenced to prison because of her text messaging into encouraging someone to commit suicide.
Basic Member
 
Cyber bullying is going on in our schools and homes. How do we prevent it ?
How does this impact teachers and students lives?
Basic Member
 
Informative and I picked up a few new things, but I've heard most of this before. I appreciated his experience dealing with bullying in schools, and encouraging action for teachers to take.
Basic Member
 
Very good!
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