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Ch 1: Types of Bullying

About This Chapter

This chapter provides a comprehensive overview of bullying, including its definition and the different types. Review these lessons anytime to simplify the process of studying for a test, boosting your grades or earning a course credit.

Types of Bullying - Chapter Summary

Bullying is an issue that can affect students in all grade levels. Use the lessons in this chapter to learn about the types of bullying that students can face. Developed by top instructors, the lessons offer detailed definitions and descriptions of bullying types along with examples and facts related to this issue. This chapter is accessible from any computer, smartphone or tablet and can be reviewed in any sequence you desire. Multiple-choice quizzes and a chapter exam are available to reinforce lesson concepts. Any questions you have can be submitted to our experts. Once you've completed this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Define and identify types and coping strategies for bullying
  • Discuss facts and statistics associated with cyberbullying
  • Explain how sexual harassment and abuse can influence adolescent development
  • Share the meaning of dating violence and describe signs of an abusive and violent relationship
  • Provide the definitions of psychological abuse and relational aggression
  • Describe bullying against individuals in the LGBT community
  • Detail the specifics of hazing and how victims can cope
  • Explain how students can cross the line from competition to bullying in sports
  • Identify causes and effects of school violence

10 Lessons in Chapter 1: Types of Bullying
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What is Bullying? - Definition, Types & Coping Strategies

1. What is Bullying? - Definition, Types & Coping Strategies

In this lesson, we examine different forms of bullying and identify those who are more likely to be bullies, as well as those who are more likely to be victimized. We also discuss warning signs and how we can help others cope with bullying.

What is Cyberbullying? - Facts & Statistics

2. What is Cyberbullying? - Facts & Statistics

Have you ever seen something mean or insulting about a person posted on a website? This lesson defines the damaging practice known as cyberbullying. We will examine facts and statistics and discuss what adults and children can do to combat it.

Influences of Sexual Harassment and Abuse on Adolescent Development

3. Influences of Sexual Harassment and Abuse on Adolescent Development

Amid the changes of adolescence, some teens struggle with sexual harassment. Watch this lesson to find out more about the types of sexual harassment, including sexual abuse and sexual bullying, and the effects they have on adolescents.

What is Dating Violence? - Facts & Statistics

4. What is Dating Violence? - Facts & Statistics

Dating can be a very exciting part of your life, but when someone starts bullying, then it's not okay. In this lesson, we'll discuss what dating violence is, what it looks like, and the warning signs to watch for.

What is Psychological Abuse? - Definition & Overview

5. What is Psychological Abuse? - Definition & Overview

This lesson defines psychological abuse and gives a brief overview of what this type of abuse is. Behaviors that can be expected and potential victim reactions are also mentioned.

Relational Aggression: Definition, Examples & Intervention

6. Relational Aggression: Definition, Examples & Intervention

A nonphysical form of bullying, relational aggression, can cause the victim a host of behavioral and mental health problems. In this lesson, you will learn the definition of relational aggression, forms of relational aggression, and types of prevention and intervention programs.

LGBT Bullying Statistics

7. LGBT Bullying Statistics

Most sources agree that the LGBT population is more likely to become the target of bullying than the heterosexual population. This lesson will provide information about LGBT bullying as well as some statistics.

What is Hazing? - Definition & Examples

8. What is Hazing? - Definition & Examples

Nearly half of secondary students and even more college students are subjected to illegal hazing. In this lesson, we will examine types of hazing and identify examples of each.

Bullying in Sports

9. Bullying in Sports

Bullying occurs in school, in the workplace, and even at home. Bullying also occurs in sports. This lesson teaches you about how it manifests itself there and what parents can do about it.

School Violence: Definition, History, Causes & Effects

10. School Violence: Definition, History, Causes & Effects

In this lesson, we will learn the definition and history of school violence. We will also discuss the causes and effects of school violence. There will be a quiz at the end of the lesson.

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