Determination of the level of being cyber bully/victim of eighth grade students of elementary schools

Karabacak K. , Oztunc M., Eksioglu S., Erdogan D. G. , Yar S., Ekenler D., ...More

International Educational Technology Conference IETC, Illinois, United States Of America, 3 - 05 September 2014, vol.176, pp.846-853 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 176
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.01.549
  • City: Illinois
  • Country: United States Of America
  • Page Numbers: pp.846-853


The main aim of this research is to examine the cyber bullying and cyber victim which transforms into a big problem by extending more and more between young generations in 21st century. The research has been carried out related with general survey model to relationship survey model. The dependent variables of the research are cyber bullying and cyber victim, its independent variable gender. The population of the research is formed of Sakarya city Hendek province, the sample is formed of 80 female, 87 male totally 167 students being educated in three elementary schools in Hendek. Cyber bully/victim scale which has been developed by Ayas and Horzum (2010) has been applied to the participants. The data taken from the measurement devices have been transferred to SPSS and descriptive analysis and free groups T test and regression analysis statistical procedures have been realized. It has been determined that the level of cyber bullying and cyber victim of the eighth grade students has been low. According to the gender when the level of cyber bullying and cyber victim has been examined, it is resulted that the boys have been more cyber bully and have been more cyber victim when compared with the girls. According to the regression analysis the results between cyber bullying and cyber victim, the student who face cyber bullying is more inclined to be cyber bully. (C) 2015 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.