Date Approved

6-29-2007

Embargo Period

3-24-2016

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

M.S. in Collaborative Education

Department

Interdisciplinary and Inclusive Education

College

College of Education

First Advisor

Madden, Marjorie

Subject(s)

Bullying in schools; Third grade (Education)

Disciplines

Elementary Education and Teaching

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to investigate students' views regarding a variety of topics related to bullying. Different methods were used to gather information regarding the students' opinions. The students shared their ideas through the use of surveys, writing samples, and interviews. This study's results determined students' beliefs about bullying as well as their awareness of its occurrence. Students were able to provide accurate definitions of bullying. Students were also able to discuss several appropriate ways to react to bullying. Results of this study contribute more to the understanding of students' perspectives about the topic of bullying in the school setting.

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