Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 1(1), pp. 1 - 9
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2013.010101
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Cyberbullying: A Review of the Literature

Charles E. Notar*, Sharon Padgett, Jessica Roden
Secondary Education Department, Jacksonville State University, 700 Pelham Road N, Ramona Wood Building A-3, Jacksonville, AL 36265-1923, USA


The article is a literature review on cyberbullying from 2007-2013. Topics covered in the review have been categorized starting with definition of cyberbullying; roles of persons involved and statistics of who is being targeted; reasons for cyberbullying; differences between traditional bullying and cyberbullying; and gender comparisons related to cyberbullying. This introduction to cyberbullying will provide a foundation for developing a cyberbullying intervention/prevention program

Cyberbullying, Cyberworld, Online, Internet, Social Networking

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Charles E. Notar , Sharon Padgett , Jessica Roden . "Cyberbullying: A Review of the Literature." Universal Journal of Educational Research 1.1 (2013) 1 - 9. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2013.010101.