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Phenomenological
; adjective connected with the branch of philosophy that deals with what you see, hear, feel, etc. in contrast to what may actually be real or true about the world
Plenipotentiary
; noun having full powers to take action, make decisions, etc. to represent a government, especially in a foreign country
Vacuousness
; adjective ‚Äčthe fact of showing no sign of intelligence or sensitive feelings
Antebellum
; adjective connected with the years before a war, especially the American Civil War
Hackneyed
; adjective ‚Äčused too often and therefore boring
Courgette
; noun a long vegetable with dark green skin that is white inside
Bourgeoisie
; noun the middle classes in society
Philanthropic
; adjective ‚Äčconnected with the practice of helping the poor and those in need, especially by giving money
Nomenclature
; noun ‚Äča system of naming things, especially in a branch of science
Sacrilegious
; adjective treating a holy thing or place without respect
Zeitgeist
; noun the general mood or quality of a particular period of history, as shown by the ideas, beliefs, etc. common at the time
Conundrum
; noun a confusing problem or question that is very difficult to solve
Discombobulated
; verb confused and made slightly anxious by something
Impecunious
; adjective having little or no money
Desensitization
; noun the process or fact of becoming less aware of something as a problem by becoming used to it
Assiduous
; adjective working very hard and taking great care that everything is done as well as it can be
Idiosyncrasies
; noun a person’s particular way of behaving, thinking, etc., especially when it is unusual; an unusual feature
Accommodate
; verb to provide somebody with a room or place to sleep, live or sit
Statuesque
; adjective tall and beautiful in an impressive way; like a statue
Charcuterie
; noun shop where various cold meats are sold, also the meats.
Social Media
Defined as the online communication channels dedicated to community-based input, interaction, content-sharing, and collaboration
Facebook
A popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and videos, send messages, and keep in touch with friends, family, and colleagues
Twitter
Free microblogging service that allows registered member to broadcast short posts called tweets
Wikipedia
Created in January of 2001, it is a free, open content online encyclopedia created through the collaborative effort of a community of users known as Wikipedians
Earl G. Graves Sr. - December 23, 2013
Author and Date Published of the article: "How Text Messages and Social Media Devalued Personal Communication (Excerpts)
Carolina T. Gonzales
Author of the article: An Update on the Selfie People
Selfie
Type of self-portrait that is taken using a camera by that same person
Candace White - March 3, 2014
Author and Date Published of the article: ''A Study of Selfies"
Makati and Pasig
Two cities that landed on top of the list of the most "selfiest" cities in the world with 258 selfie-takers per 100,000 people in both cities. They beat Manhattan in NY which landed on the 2nd place
Cebu City
Ranked number nine on the list of the most "selfiest" cities
150%
Report shows that the average amount of head tilt is ___ higher for women
Age 40
When women reach ___, research shows that men over ___ snap more selfies than women
Maria Paz Consolacion Manaligod, Ph.D
A developmental psychologist who believes that social media has created a very convenient and accessible venue to express man's social need
19 year-old Danny Bowman
A British teenager who tried to commit suicide when he was not able to take the perfect photo of himself
200 selfies a day and 10 hours
The amount of selfies Danny takes in a day and the time it takes to do that
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)
Danny Bowman is believed to have these two illnesses
Body Dysmorphic Disorder
A chronic mental illness wherein an individual has excessive concern about his/her physical appearance
Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) / Narcissism
Basically means that a person is totally absorbed in himself
Linear Text
Most common type of reading that focuses on the arrangement of words
It can still appear in other people's feeds
What is true about a post after you delete it?
Facilitates Laziness, Causes face-to-face to be devalued
Disadvantages of Social Media
The formal statement of the meaning of a word
what is a definition?
Because they deal with the important characteristics of a concept
Why should definitions be concise and relevant?
To focus attention on the significant points to be considered
Why is it important to recognize definitions
A brief clarification placed in a sentence
what is a parenthetical definition?
A one or two sentence clarification that usually follow a standard pattern
what is a sentence definition?
A long, detailed clarification of an object or idea
what is extended definition?
Concept, Class, Characteristics
Parts of a sentence definition
Punctuation Marks
Often used to mark definition of words