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E-DUCATION: Against cyberbullying


Welcome to “E-DUCATION: Against Cyberbullying”, a comprehensive Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) designed to empower young individuals with the knowledge and skills to combat cyberbullying effectively. This course is part of the E-DUCATION initiative, aiming to create a safer and more supportive online environment for everyone.

What You Will Learn:

1. Understanding Cyberbullying:
– Define what cyberbullying is and distinguish it from other forms of online behavior.
– Recognize the different types of cyberbullying and how they manifest in digital environments.

2. Identifying Key Players:
– Learn about the various actors involved in cyberbullying incidents, including cyberbullies, victims, defenders of the victim, helpers and collaborators of the cyberbully, and external observers.
– Understand the roles and motivations of each actor in the context of cyberbullying.

3. Characteristics and Reactions:
– Explore the emotional, psychological, and social impacts of cyberbullying on victims.
– Identify common behaviors and reactions of both victims and perpetrators.

4. European Legislation:
– Gain insight into the legal frameworks and policies in place across Europe to address and prevent cyberbullying.
– Understand the rights and protections afforded to individuals under these laws.

5. Best Practices and Resources:
– Discover effective strategies and resources for preventing and responding to cyberbullying.
– Learn how to support victims and create a positive online community.

6. Innovative Approaches with Virtual Reality:
– Experience how Virtual Reality (VR) can be used as an educational tool to immerse participants in realistic scenarios, helping them understand and address cyberbullying in an engaging and impactful way.

By the end of this course, you will have a thorough understanding of the complexities of cyberbullying, equipped with practical tools and strategies to combat it. Whether you’re a student, educator, or concerned individual, “E-DUCATION: Against Cyberbullying” will empower you to make a positive impact in the digital world.

Join us in this critical initiative to foster a safer, more respectful online community. Enroll now and become a proactive part of the solution against cyberbullying.