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Bullying Proposal


The national phenomenon of bullying must be considered across individual, family, peer, school, and community contexts. Because bullying tends to perpetuate itself, formulating and implementing effective bullying prevention and intervention programs dem*****s an underst*****ding of the environment that establishes and maintains it. Based on reports ***** ***** at Arthur County Schools in *****, Nebraska, an ethnographic research of this problem will be conducted to identify causes ********** possible interventions. The participants in the study are 11 seventh grade students, five girls and six boys, who were involved with ***** bully/victim dyad during the previous year. The instruments used were a bullying questionnaire to comp***** victimization and emotional status of the participants and the Iowa Test ***** Basic Skills to assess academic performance. A synthesis of the results of the interviews and statistical results of the Iowa Tests will be made ***** ***** any relationship ********** bullying/ ***** ***** ***** performance.

***** statement and research questions

Problem background

Definition of ***** problem

Proposed solution

Educational significance

Research *****

Literature Review

Statement ***** hypothesis ***** rationale


Data analysis

Description of media and materials

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*****: Identifying and *****dministering Effective Bullying Interventions Programs

Problem statement ***** research questions

Problem background

To date, just one large-scale study on bullying in the United States has been *****; in this study by Nansel, Overpeck, Pilla, Ruan, Simons-Morton, & Scheidt (2001), 15,686 6th-through 10th-grade ***** were requested to complete surveys on bully*****g. Of these respondents, 29.9 percent reported moderate to frequent involvement in bullying when they ***** assessed in 1998. Of this 29.9 percent reporting ***** instances, 13 percent identified themselves as the bullies *****, 10.6 percent self-***** as victims, and 6.3 percent self-identified as bully-victims. These researchers determined that bullying behaviors typically took place more *****ten in middle school than ***** high *****, and boys were more likely than ***** to be involved in bullying (***** et al., 2001). Further, the bully-victims identified in this study exhibited the most pervasive negative psychosocial outcomes and there were no differences in ***** across urban, suburban, and rural areas (Nansel et al., 2001). These same trends are evident even in small schools such as Arthur County Schools where bullying situations have become ***** over the past several months within the seventh grade class. Two students, one male and one female have reported incidents of being bullied. The bullying thus far has been mostly verbal with taunting, teasing ***** some exclusion but "accidental" bumping and kicking under the table have also ***** reported.

Definition of the problem

The academic performance ***** one male victim in particular has dropped one ***** equivalent. His teachers are report*****g that he has become distracted and does *****t complete his work on time. He will often make remarks that are not pertinent to the discussi***** and has chosen to move to a se*****t in ***** back of the classroom away from ***** other students. In look*****g through his K through 6 records it appears that t***** s*****udent has done above


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