Author: Osamah (Mohammad Ameen) Ahmed Aldalalah 1
1Department of Educational Technology, Jadara University, Irbid, Jordan
Abstract: This study aimed to identify the level of the level of Cyber-bullying (bullying, victim) through applications of smart phones among education faculty Jordanian universities and their effect on psychological unity, the researcher was adopted Al-Shennawi Cyber-bullying scale (2018). The sample of the study consisted of (790) students. Data were collected randomly and analyzed using the descriptive statistics; Means, Standard Deviations, and cumulative frequencies; inferential statistics were used; Multivariate analysis of variance, and Scheffe’ Test. The results showed that the level of Cyber-bullying (bullying, victim) through applications of smart phones among education faculty Jordanian universities was medium. The results also showed that there were no statistically significant differences between the averages of the students’ estimates of Cyber-bullying due to the variable of the university type (government, private). The results indicated that there were statistically significant differences between the averages due to gender difference (bullying in favor of males and victim in favor of females). The results showed an increase in the level of Cyber-bullying as the use of smart phone applications. Finally, the results showed a correlation between the averages of Cyber-bullying and the psychological unit of students.
Keywords: Cyber-Bullying, Mobile Phone Applications, Psychological Unit, Universities Students
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International Journal of Social Sciences & Educational Studies
ISSN 2520-0968 (Online), ISSN 2409-1294 (Print), September 2018, Vol.5, No.1