TITLE

CYBER-DILEMMAS IN THE NEW MILLENIUM: SCHOOL OBLIGATIONS TO PROVIDE STUDENT SAFETY IN A VIRTUAL SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT

AUTHOR(S)
Shariff, Shaheen
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
McGill Journal of Education;Fall2005, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p467
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article talks about cyber-bullying, a psychologically devastating form of social cruelty among adolescents, and the responses of schools to such. It reviews the legal obligations and reasonable expectations of schools to monitor and supervise on-line discourse while balancing student safety, education, and interaction in virtual space. A description and conditions of cyber-bullying are given followed by a short discussion on institutional responses. Lastly, emerging and established law is emphasized to provide guidelines that would reduce cyber-bullying in schools.
ACCESSION #
20488340

 

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