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  • Veronica Stafford's: Texting And Literacy By Veronica Collins

    Formal Essay Number 1 In Veronica Stafford’s essay “Texting and Literacy” (found on page 115 in the textbook) she discusses how she thinks texting has doomed the future. She has noticed that at her school many of the students do not pay attention to each other as they walk down the halls between classes; instead of looking at everyone, and where they are going, they are texting. According to Ms. Stafford it is texting that causes students to be stupid and to get bad grades. However this is…

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  • Text Messaging

    Through the evolution of technology has the also come the transformation of interaction. Communication, in particular, has severely transformed from what it once was to the very common text messaging of the modern day. This form of conversation has skyrocketed in popularity due to the factor of convenience that it allows for those teenaged too preoccupied with their everyday lives to engage in another form of interaction. With its increased popularity, it has become unusual for anyone to engage…

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  • Theories Of Interpersonal Relationships

    There are a myriad of theories and constructs that exist within the communication discipline that can ensure interpersonal relationships will thrive. However, there are five theories in particular that have proven invaluable in today’s world. With the advancement of technology and the accessibility of said technology, it is more pertinent than ever that people be versed in how to communicate with people they have interpersonal relationships with not only in face-to-face contexts, but online as…

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  • Social Media Vocabulary

    Social Media and Its New Vocabulary Thanks to social media the English language has radically changed from what it was 50 years ago. It has changed so much that new words keep being added to the dictionary, words that if we are being completely honest are usually only used by people no older than maybe 30. Words that have been invented in recent years are words like “fleek”, which is generally used to describe when someone is looking good. Another example to the ever growing list of…

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  • The Role Of Technology In Wall E Movies

    Wall E movies was a success when it first came out in 2008, it is success in its earning profit but most importantly it affectively depicts what humanity do to the planet Earth nowadays. The film is a documentation that capture the effect of destroying the planet and how people would be rely completely on technology eventually. It is a wakeup call for humanity to realize that technology can change the way we live to a whole new level. Yet, the depiction seen in Wall E is one of the…

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  • What Is The Dangers Of Texting And Driving Speech

    How many of you out there have heard your phone go off in the car before while you were driving? Maybe it happened today on the ride to school or work, or possibly to your friend’s house. Did you think to yourself, maybe I’ll check just really quick to see who it is, or it’s really important and I’m just going to glance at it fast? You just happen to be sitting at a red stop light so it’s okay right? Well you 're wrong a lot of us are wrong! It only takes just the split second of your eyes…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Step-Mom As A Real Mom

    what she needs to be serious about. There are also so many times that she will be funny and scare me when I come out of my room just to be funny. She will sometimes when I text her details of what I’m doing or anything we have conversations using emoticons or pictures. She has a great sense of humor all the time. There are times she will be very serious when I need her to be or she needs to be. She helps me through things that are tough and helps me through tough situations. If I need friend…

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  • Informative Essay: Does Social Media Affect Our Society?

    I post my son I am looking for my parents and family members to like the post. When I post selfies, I am looking for my friends or colleagues to like or comment. Even though many people might not want to admit it but receive likes, comment, and emoticons through social media is like a self esteem booster. I know from personal experience if enough people don’t like my picture I might take in down because I think its not a good enough picture based on the feedback I received. With posting I…

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  • Negative Advantages And Disadvantages Of Internet

    A lot of debate has come from the question, “What impression has computer-aided communication, the World Wide Web, had on the world’s social structure, and what effects will it have in the future?” Internet use has proven to have advantages and disadvantages. Some argue that Internet use has positive influences on the social structure and future by providing communication proficiency, improving individual self-esteem, enabling new opportunities for interpersonal relationships and a source for…

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  • The Basics And Treatment Of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

    Out of all the disorders that affect a child’s schooling and life, nothing has a greater impact than Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. As of 2011, 11% of children (ages 4-17) have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, roughly about 6.4 million. This number has slowly risen over the years, 4% in the last 8 years alone. What is this disorder? Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is defined by the Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine as “a disorder characterized…

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