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The Bullying Conundrum: A Journey from Awareness to Activism - #SPC21004

Graduate-Level Credit / Non-Credit Hours
3 Semester Credits or 45 Clock Hours

Course Description
This course is designed to give educators at all levels (K-12) an overview of the complexities of bullying that include the bully, victim, and bystander. Bullying occurs in a variety of forms in every school and not only does it impact students, but parents and teachers as well. In this course, participants will explore current research and learn how to effectively combat a variety of bullying (physical, verbal, social, and cyberbullying), and construct a classroom culture of growth and mutual respect. Educators will develop effective tools for the identification and prevention of bullying behaviors, as well as tools to deal with the bully, victim, and bystanders to create opportunities for change which can positively influence student relationships and achievement.

Global Goals of the Course

  1. To examine current research in the area of best practice to effectively deal with multiple constructs of school bullying (NBPTS 3,4)
  2. To develop an understanding of the need for effective teaching strategies to deal with bullies, victims, and bystanders in today’s schools (NBPTS 1,3,4)
  3. To analyze current bullying prevention instructional practices in order to create a culture of teaching tolerance to better support student learning (NBPTS 1,3,4)
  4. To explore possible applications of bullying prevention teaching models in the classroom (NBPTS 1,2,3,4)
  5. To explore research-proven methods of lesson plan development that leads to a culture of tolerance in the classroom (NBTS 1,2,3,4)


By Ryan Berglund
Reviewed 2 years ago
Great course and great instructor.

By Josie Greenemay
Reviewed 2 years ago
Paul Wright offered beneficial feedback and was very timely in his responses. I look forward to more classes with him.

By Michael Rumpf Jr
Reviewed 1 year ago
Steve is always amazing - treats his students like professionals and makes sure we get what we need out of every class.

By Jeanine Bulber
Reviewed 1 year ago
Paul Wright is a very good teacher. He is quick to return information back when contacted.

By Laura Robinson
Reviewed 1 year ago
Steve is knowledgeable and delivers current and relevant information to take right back to the classroom!

By Tara Braceros
Reviewed 1 year ago
love the zoom interactive structure. so much more feasible for those of us that like interactive but can't do the in-person because of coaching.

By Kerry Kiefner
Reviewed 1 year ago
Love everything about it!

By Natalia Negron
Reviewed 1 year ago
The class was exciting and material taught was extremely interesting.

By Hayley Chladny
Reviewed 6 months ago
The instructor responded quickly and was helpful.

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