Cyberbullying and the Critical Importance of Educational Resources for Prevention and Intervention

Cyberbullying and the Critical Importance of Educational Resources for Prevention and Intervention

Gilberto Marzano (Rezekne Academy of Technologies, Latvia) and Joanna Lizut (Janusz Korczak Pedagogical University in Warsaw, Poland)
Release Date: May, 2019|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 323
ISBN13: 9781522580768|ISBN10: 152258076X|EISBN13: 9781522580775|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-8076-8

Description

The prevention of cyberbullying is an ongoing challenge due to the multifaceted nature of cyberbullying and the difficulties in realizing effective interventions that involve educational institutions, educators, and families. Enduring prevention programs through education need to be defined and take into account that the digital revolution changes the way and the meaning of interpersonal relationships.

Cyberbullying and the Critical Importance of Educational Resources for Prevention and Intervention is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of policies and other strategies that identify and prevent online harassment among middle and high school students. Among the strategies discussed are the involvement of school institutions and families in planning continuous and well-structured awareness activities, as well as designing and running effective educational initiatives for intervention. While highlighting topics including digital technologies, bullying behaviors, and online communication, this book is ideally designed for policymakers, educators, academicians, administrators, and researchers.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Anonymity
  • Anti-Bullying Policies
  • Bullying Behaviors
  • Cyber Aggressions
  • Digital Technologies
  • Mobile Devices
  • Online Communication
  • Social Educators
  • Social Networking
  • Virtual World

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Expert in computer science and social anthropology, he is professor and head of the Laboratory of Pedagogical Technologies at the Rezekne Academy of Technologies, in Latvia. He is member of the PHD board “Economy, Ecology, and Preservation of Agricultural and Environmental Systems” at the University of Udine, in Italy; President of a private non-profit research institute in Italy (Ecoistituto del Friuli Venezia Giulia), specialized in sustainable development. He worked as a manager in several private ICT companies and was director of an R&D laboratory of a large ICT company in Italy.