Analyzing Patterns Within Academic and Legal Definitions: a Qualitative Content Analysis of the Term "Cyberbullying" Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Analyzing Patterns Within Academic and Legal Definitions: a Qualitative Content Analysis of the Term "Cyberbullying"

Creator

  • Author: Winn, Matthew R.
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Chair: Warren, Scott
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Major Professor
  • Chair: Lin, Lin
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Committee Member
  • Chair: Tyler-Wood, Tandra
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Committee Member
  • Chair: Spector, Michael
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Chair of the Department of Learning Technologies
  • Chair: Totten, Herman
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Dean of the College of Information

Publisher

  • Name: University of North Texas
    Place of Publication: Denton, Texas
    Additional Info: www.unt.edu

Date

  • Creation: 2013-08

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: Regardless of culture or nation, students today are experiencing bullying via technology. With the rise of technology, this abuse has the ability to become more far-reaching, and more pervasive than ever. These students face oppression, and in some cases severe imbalances of power. Current research is being conducted and laws created based on varying operational and conception definitions of the term "cyberbullying." This study aims to analyze and provide a coherent definition for the term "cyberbullying" as it is used in research and legislation, especially in the context of today's educational environments. The results help shed light on the large variances in the term and suggestions are made to clarify the definition as the field continues to move forward.

Subject

  • Keyword: Cyberbullying
  • Keyword: qualitative
  • Keyword: content analysis
  • Keyword: definitions

Collection

  • Name: UNT Theses and Dissertations
    Code: UNTETD

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries
    Code: UNT

Rights

  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights Holder: Winn, Matthew R.
  • Rights License: copyright
  • Rights Statement: Copyright is held by the author, unless otherwise noted. All rights Reserved.

Resource Type

  • Thesis or Dissertation

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc283860

Degree

  • Academic Department: Department of Learning Technology
  • Degree Discipline: Educational Computing
  • Degree Level: Doctoral
  • Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy
  • Degree Grantor: University of North Texas
  • Degree Publication Type: disse

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