Kişilik Özelliklerinin Siber Zorbalığa Etkisinin İncelenmesi

Siber zorbalık özellikle gençler ve çocuklar arasında kendini gösteren son derece yaygın, karmaşık ve çok yönlü bir olgudur. Siber zorbalığın önlenebilmesi için zorbalığa neden olan hususların bilinmesi büyük önem taşımaktadır. Kişilik özellikleri ve siber zorbalık davranışı arasındaki ilişkinin yeterince incelenmediği gerçeğinden hareketle bu araştırmanın amacı öğrencilerinin kişilik özelliklerinin siber zorbalık davranışlarına etkisini incelemektir. Araştırmada, "siber zorba/mağdur ölçeği" ve "sıfatlara dayalı kişilik testi" 246 meslek lisesi öğrencisine uygulanmıştır. Kişilik özelliklerinin siber zorbalık üzerindeki etkilerini araştırmak üzere yapısal regresyon modeli geliştirilmiştir. Analiz sonucunda model uyumu kabul edilebilir düzeyde bulunmuştur (?2/df:2.63, RMSEA:.08, GFI: .55, AGFI: .53, CFI: .61, IFI: .61). Deneyime açıklığın siber zorbalık (R2=.83, p

Investigating the Effects of Personality Traits on Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is a complicated and multifaceted phenomenon especially among youngsters, thus understanding the determinants of cyberbullying is prominent to explain what causes youngsters experience cyberbullying. Since little is known about the link between personality traits and cyberbullying, the current study aimed to explore the effects of vocational high school students’ personality traits on their cyberbullying behaviors. In this regard, “Cyber victim/bully Scale”, and “Adjective Based Personality Scale” were administered to 246 participant students. A structural regression model was developed with predictor variables and tested to see the effects of personality traits on cyberbullying. The goodness of fit indices indicated acceptable fitness (χ2/df:2.63, RMSEA: .08, GFI: .55, AGFI: .53, CFI: .61, IFI: .61). The results illustrated that openness is the strongest significant predictor of both cyberbullying (R2=-.83, p

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