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Digitalizing bullying: do Nigerian students get cyberbullied?

Atanda, Balogun Naeem and Ahlan, Abdul Rahman and Awodele, Taofeekat Adedolapo (2018) Digitalizing bullying: do Nigerian students get cyberbullied? In: 2018 International Conference on Information and Communication Technology for the Muslim World (ICT4M), 23rd-25th July 2018, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

This study aims to assess the relationship that exists between the frequent usage of social networks and the practice of cyberbullying among Nigerian University students, also the level of their understanding on bully in the digital world. The study used questionnaire-based survey to gather responses from these universities students to understand their usage of social networks and also their experience with cyberbullying. Findings of this study show significant relationship between the frequent use of social networks and the practice of cyberbullying. The context of this study is limited to universities within Ilorin Emirate Council of Kwara State in Nigeria which comprise of three universities. Findings of the study show students understanding of how to avoid cyberbullying on social networks. The research provides useful information for universities students on how to better use social networks and guard against getting bullied on social networks.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Invited Papers)
Additional Information: 1716/66711
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cyberbullying, Social networks, Ilorin Emirate, Digitalizing, Nigerian Students
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > HM1001 Social psychology
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > HM1176 Social influence. Social pressure
T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > T Technology (General) > T55.4 Industrial engineering.Management engineering. > T58.5 Information technology
T Technology > T Technology (General) > T55.4 Industrial engineering.Management engineering. > T58.6 Management information systems
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology > Department of Information System
Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology > Department of Information System

Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology
Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology
Depositing User: Assoc Prof Dr. Abd Rahman Ahlan
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2018 09:31
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2019 15:11
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/66711

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