In the popular press, binge viewing and Netflix are becoming synonymous, especially for young viewers, including "screenagers
." (1) Of course, not all millennials were "born digital" or have access to these services.
Laptops have been shown to improve 21st century skills such as life and career skills, learning and innovation skills, and group collaboration, but how does this ever-present technology affect the thinking of today's "screenager
Indeed, a new word has emerged: "screenager
" instead of "teenager".
The information and technology sectors have also warranted a number of new words including meatspace (physical world, as opposed to virtual), screenager
(Internet or computer addicted teenager) and sticky (website attracting long or repeated visits from users).
Today's teenagers live their lives in a multi-media world and are more 'screenager
' than teenager." Dr Griffiths cited two case studies in his research.
WAP is a mobile phone with web access while screenager
is a teenager addicted to the internet.
Adulescent: stay-young pensioners; Barfogenesis: sickness from wearing virtual reality headsets; Dual channelers: They zap between MTV and CNN; Hedon: unit of pleasure; Meatspace: the real world; Screenager
: a digital wise teenager; Yestertech: old technology.
"I can tell you now, my 'screenagers
' see those numbers of likes and they want to beat them, they want to beat their friends.
2014 - screenagers
for 99 reasons why our website is not online yet
Elgin Academy and Advocate Sherman Hospital will host a free screening of the documentary, "Screenagers
: Growing Up in the Digital Age" from 7 to 9 p.m.
Gen Z (SYN: Centennials or Screenagers
) are anyone born between 1996C...2005.
The use of technology, smart learning facilities such as multimedia and flipped classroom have become imperative in order to meet up with the generation that he referred to as Screenagers
. If our university is world-class, it is going to provide some benefits to our students.