Essay - Bullying Proposal Abstract...

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Bullying Proposal


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

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Proposal: Identifying and Administering Effective Bullying Interventions Programs

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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 students were requested to complete surveys on *****. Of *****se respondents, 29.9 percent reported moderate ***** frequent *****volvement in bullying when they ***** assessed in 1998. Of this 29.9 percent reporting bullying instances, 13 percent identified themselves as the bullies involved, 10.6 percent self-***** ***** victims, ***** 6.3 percent ********** as bully-*****. These researchers determined that bullying behaviors typically took place more often in middle ***** than ***** high school, and boys were ***** likely than girls to be involved in bullying (***** et al., 2001). Further, the *****victims identified in this ***** exhibited ***** most pervasive negative psychosocial outcomes and there were no differences in ***** ***** urban, suburban, and rural areas (Nansel ***** al., *****). These same trends are evident even ***** small schools such as Arthur County Schools where bullying situations have become ***** over the past several months within the ***** grade class. Two students, ***** 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 ***** table have also ***** *****.

Definition of the problem

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


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