2006 Student Research Conference:
19th Annual Student Research Conference

Education

Rural Elementary Children and Self-Perception as a Bully or Victim in Relationship to Self-Perceived Variables
Jennifer L. Pringle♦
Dr. Christopher J. Maglio, Faculty Mentor

The purpose for the current research is to explore three populations: victim, bully, and victim/bully, in relationship to variables. The researcher seeks to better understand characteristics pertaining to each of these three specific populations. The major research question states: what is the relationship between rural elementary students who identify selves as victim, bully, or victim/bully and: scholastic achievement, social acceptance, global self-worth, feelings of depression, parental involvement, and acceptance within class of peers. These variables will be measured using the Victimization and Bullying Scales developed by Austin and Joseph (1996), Harter’s Self-Perception Profile for Children (SPPC: 1994 as well as additional questions added to the questionnaire.

Keywords: Victim, Bully, Victim/Bully

Topic(s):Counseling

Presentation Type: Poster

Session: 60-3
Location: OP Lobby and Atrium
Time: 4:15

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