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"My Teacher Doesn't Like Me"-A Qualitative Exploration into Teacher Bullying

  • Author / Creator
    Durante, Justin A.
  • Bullying has been a topic of educational research within schools for many years (Olweus, 1978; Mah, Stewin & Mah, 2001). Yet, despite its focus within schools, little is known about this social problem as it relates to teacher bullying behaviors. The current study investigates the occurrence of teacher-to-student bullying from the perspective of the student. Three participants were recruited to examine their experiences as it relates to teacher bullying. Interview transcripts were analyzed pursuant to the tenets of Consensual Qualitative Research (CQR) and were coded to account for participant perceptions and their subsequent experiences of teacher bullying. Nine categories emerged encompassing 31 domains. Results are interpreted through several theoretical frameworks and implications for future teaching practice are briefly discussed.

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  • Graduation date
    2016-06
  • Type of Item
    Thesis
  • Degree
    Master of Education
  • DOI
    https://doi.org/10.7939/R3TM72831
  • License
    This thesis is made available by the University of Alberta Libraries with permission of the copyright owner solely for non-commercial purposes. This thesis, or any portion thereof, may not otherwise be copied or reproduced without the written consent of the copyright owner, except to the extent permitted by Canadian copyright law.
  • Language
    English
  • Institution
    University of Alberta
  • Degree level
    Master's
  • Department
    • Department of Educational Psychology
  • Specialization
    • School and Clinical Child Psychology
  • Supervisor / co-supervisor and their department(s)
    • Daniels, Lia (Department of Educational Psychology)
  • Examining committee members and their departments
    • Hanson, William (Department of Educational Psychology)
    • Daniels, Lia (Department of Educational Psychology)
    • Cormier, Damien (Department of Educational Psychology)