Cyberbullying at Primary Schools


Kavuk M. , Keser H.

HACETTEPE UNIVERSITESI EGITIM FAKULTESI DERGISI-HACETTEPE UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF EDUCATION, vol.31, no.3, pp.520-535, 2016 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.16986/huje.2015014222
  • Title of Journal : HACETTEPE UNIVERSITESI EGITIM FAKULTESI DERGISI-HACETTEPE UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF EDUCATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.520-535

Abstract

The aims of this study were to determine the primary education (grades 6, 7 and 8) students' demographical profile, information and communication tools usage tendencies, and cyber-bullying and a cyber-victimization experiences. This study was conducted using "Survey Method". The participants of this descriptive study selected using stratified sampling method from primary schools in Bolu (Turkey) among 6, 7 and 8th grade students (n=2082). A demographic survey developed by the researchers, and the "Cyber-Bully and Victim Scale" developed by Ayas and Horzum (2010) were used to collect data. Frequencies (f), percentages (%), t-test, and one-way ANOVA for independent samples and Ki-Square tests were utilized during the analyses of data. Based on the findings; gender, the duration of internet usage and the aim of internet usage were found to be related to cyber-bullying and a cyber-victimization experiences.