A study of the effects of cyberbullying and offensive discourse among adolescents in cyberspace, 2013

Collection:
Atlanta University and Clark Atlanta University Theses and Dissertations
Title:
A study of the effects of cyberbullying and offensive discourse among adolescents in cyberspace, 2013
Creator:
Williams, Makeba
Contributor to Resource:
Smith, Joseph L.
Goosby, Joyce M.
Pillari, Vimala
Date of Original:
2013-05-01
Subject:
Degrees, Academic
Dissertations, Academic
Location:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
Medium:
dissertations
theses
Type:
Text
Format:
application/pdf
Description:
Degree Type: thesis
Degree Name: Master of Social Work (MSW)
Date of Degree: 2013
Granting Institution: Clark Atlanta University
Department/ School: School of Social Work, Social Work
The purpose of this study examined the Atlanta University Center (AUC) student's perception on adolescent's cyberbullying and offensive discourse in cyberspace. This study measured whether or not does social factors such as: classification, major, ethnicity, age, sex, environment, social status, socio-economic, family history, mental health, social organizations, and social interaction/acceptance influence adolescent's cyberbullying and offensive discourse in cyberspace. The planned methodology included a quantitative inquiry on individual surveyors form Clark Atlanta University (CAU) comprising students. Upon completion, the study suggested that there is not a statistical significance amongst the variables tested. This research will be useful to diverse groups and/or professionals universally those who study cyberbullying, e.g., social workers, psychologist, educators, researchers, clinicians, counselors and parents, and those who are victims of cyberbullying and offensive discourse in cyberspace. Moreover, this research will serve as an asset, and practical instruction for individuals seeking a better understanding of cyberbullying and offensive discourse in cyberspace.
Metadata URL:
http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12322/cau.td:2013_williams_makeba
Language:
eng
Holding Institution:
Clark Atlanta University
Rights:
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