IMPACT OF CYBERBULLYING ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF STUDENT SOFT SKILLS IN ENGINEERING EDUCATION
Yasdin Yasdin, Amirullah Abduh, Muhammad Iskandar Musa, Bakhrani Rauf.
This study aims to describe the impact of cyberbullying on the soft skills of college students. This is mixed-method research. The number of respondents from this study was 112 people who were selected with purposive sampling. Data collection was carried out using a questionnaire. The results showed, 1) around 43% were aware of having experienced cyberbullying, another 43% were unaware of having experienced cyberbullying, and 14% who claimed to have never experienced cyberbullying on social networks, 2) the majority of students experienced cyberbullying through group chat,3) cyberbullying that experienced by respondents has several impacts such as inferiority, alienation, anger, sulking, and no longer willing to get along, and 5) cyberbullying has an impact on one's mental and psychological health which results in weakening of soft skills which include communication, empathy, motivation, creativity, self-confidence, initiative, and teamwork.