Here is the research we’ve found on cyberbullying in Saudi Arabia, with the most recent first. Please email us if you have any articles to add with the details ordered in the same format as the others.
Author(s): Al-Zahrani, A. M.
Title: Cyberbullying among Saudi’s Higher-Education Students: Implications for Educators and Policymakers.
Journal: World Journal of Education
Abstract: The aim of the current study was to investigate cyberbullying among Saudi’s higher-education students. It also aimed to identify possible factors that may impact cyberbullying. A quantitative approach was implemented using an online survey questionnaire distributed to 287 students. The descriptive results indicated that students mainly avoid cyberbullying. However, about 27% of the students reported that they have committed cyberbullying at least once or twice. Furthermore, 57% of the students observed at least one student being cyberbullied. Students encounter cyberbullying usually by people whom they do not know and who contacted them over the Internet. In addition, students perceive cyberbullying as a serious issue. Thus, students seem to prefer asking cyberbullies to stop, but avoiding fighting back. Gender was found to impact on how often did students commit cyberbullying. Male students were involved in cyberbullying more than female students. In addition, single students more than married students encounter cyberbullying by people they know. Finally, students who access the Internet via personal devices observe cyberbullying more than those using shared devices. Based on this, implications were analyzed and suggested were proposed in relation to policy and practice.
Citation: Al-Zahrani, A. M. (2015). Cyberbullying among Saudi’s Higher-Education Students: Implications for Educators and Policymakers. World Journal of Education, 5(3), 15.