Posted on Tuesday December 7th 2010
Cyberbullying and what to do is back in the news. A recent article in the NY Times, identifies challenges and roles for parents and schools, K-12. In the wake of Tyler Clemente, the Rutger’s University student who committed suicide, after being cyberbullied, various legislative bodies grapple with whether current anti-bias laws protect victims and hold cyberbullies responsible for their actions. As professors, create syllabi, write guidelines for online learning and colleges develop policies for electronic communications, the factors influencing cyberbullying merit consideration. Consider some of the case studies about college professors and students in Boston who have been cyberbullied.