Panicking

  • a sudden overpowering feeling of fear, often affecting many people at once.
  • a state of extreme anxiety.
  • often affecting many people at once – produces hysterical or traditional behaviour.

Parallel

  • (of lines, planes, surfaces) side by side and having the same discance continuously between them.
  • occurring or existing at the same time or in a similar way, corresponding to.
  • a person or thing that is similar or analogous to another.

Partnership

  • the state of being a partner or partners.
  • an association of two or more people as partners : share in profit and loss (liabilities) of money skill and resources.

Patience

  • the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, problems or suffering without becomming annoyed or anxious.

Patterns

  • a repeated decorative design.
  • a regular and intelligible form or sequence discernible in the way in which something happens or is done.
  • a model or design used as a guide in needle work or other crafts.
  • an excellent example for others to follow.
  • consistent and recurring characteristic or trait that helps in the identification of phenomenon or problem, and serves as an indicator or model for predicting its future.
  • repeat in a predictable manner.

Peer Review

  • evaluation of scientific, academic or professional work by others working in the same field.
  • a process by which a scholarly work is checked by a group of experts in the same field to make sure it meets the necessary standards before it is accepted or published.

Perception

  • the ability to see, hear or become aware of something through the senses.
  • the way in which something is regarded, understood or interpreted.
  • the way you thinnk about or understand someone or something.
  • immediate or intuitive recognition or appreciation as of moral, psychological, or aesthetical qualities; insight; intuition; discernment.

Perfection

  • having all desirable and required elements, qualities, or characteristics; as good as it is possible to be.
  • absolute; complete ( used for emphasis.)
  • to make (something) completely free from faults or defeats, make as good as possible.

Personal

  • belonging to or affecting a particular person rather than anyone else.
  • of or concerning one’s private life, relationships, and emotions rather than one’s career or public life.
  • relating to a person’s body.
  • existing as a self-aware entity, not as an abstraction or impersonal force.
  • private live vs. personal life vs. public life.

Phantasmagoria

  • a sequence of real or imaginary images like that seen in a dream.
  • an exhibition of optical effects and illusions.
  • a constantly shifting complex succession of things seen or imagined (deceptive.)

Phenomenon

  • a fact or situation that is observed to exist or happen, especially one whose cause or explanation is in question.
  • the object of a person’s perception.
  • a remarkable person or thing.
  • “fact, occurance” – that which appears os is seen.”
  • something that exists and can be seen, felt, tasted, etc. especially something unusual.
  • an observable fact.
  • is an extraordinary occurrence or circumstance.
  • 1950’s new rock n roll – new cultural phenomenon.

Pivotable

  • a shift or pin on which something turns (rotate.)
  • a person, thing, or factor having a major or central role, function or effect.
  • a key player or position, specifically basketball.

Platonic Thought

  • the philosophy or doctrines of Plato or his followers.
  • the belief that physical objects are impermanent representations of unchanging ideas, and that the ideas alone give true knowledge as they are known by the mind.

Political

  • a material thing that can be seen and touched.
  • a person or thing to which a specified action or feeling is directed.
  • to say something to express one’s disapproval of or diagreement with something.

Portend

  • be a sign of warning that (something, especially something momentous or calamitous) is likely to happen (bad to happen in future.)
  • Predict or fortell. vs interiority.

Post – Modernism

  • a late 20th century style and concept in the arts, architecture and criticism, which represents a departure from modernism as is characterised by the self – conscious use of earlier styles and conventions, a mixing of different artistic styles and media, and a general distrust of theories (and way more…)

Power

  • the ability or capacity to do something or act in a particular way.
  • the capacity or ability to direct or influence the behaviours of others or the course of events.
  • physical strength and force exerted by something or someone.
  • a large number or amount of something.

Pragmatics

  • the branch of linguistics dealing with language in use and the contexts in which it is used including such matters as deixis, the taking of turns in conversation, text organisation, presupposition and implicature.
  • of or relating to a practical point of view or practical considerations.
  • (human actions & thought.)
  • (signs, words & sentences.)

Prejudice

  • preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience.
  • harm or injury that results or may result from some action or judgement.
  • unreasonable feelings, opinions, or attitudes, especially of a hostile nature, regarding an ethnic, racial, social, or religious group.

Presumptuous

  • the action of planning something beforehand; intent.
  • considering an act.
  • planning, plotting or deliberating before doing.

Pretentious

  • attempting to impress by affecting greater importance or merit than is actually posessed.
  • making, usually, unjustified claims ( or excessive.)
  • trying to appear or sound more important or clever than you are…
  • characterised by assumption of dignity or importance, especially when exaggerated or underdeserved.

Prevailing

  • existing at a particular time, current.
  • having most appeal or influence, prevalent.
  • to be or prove superior in strenght, power or influence. (over their enemies.)
  • triumph.

Principles

  • a general specific theory or law that has numerous special applications across a wide field.
  • a fundamental truth or proposition that serves as the foundation for a system of belief or behaviour or for a chain of reasoning.
  • a fundamental source or basis of something.
  • foundation for behaviour.

Private

  • belonging to or for the use of one particular person or group of people only.
  • (of a person) having no official or public role or position.
  • (of a service or industry) provided a or owned by an individual or an independent comercial company rather than the state.
  • lowest rank of the army.
  • Confined to or intended only for the person’s immediately concerned; confidential.
  • a state in which being apart from other people or concealed from their view; solitude; seclusion.
  • state of beng free from unwanted or undue intrustion or disturbance in one’s pricate life and affairs; freedom to be let alone.
  • freedom from unauthorised intrusion.

Production

  • the action of making or manufacturing from components or raw materials, or the process of being to manufactured.
  • The provision of something for consideration, inspection, use.

Proficiency

  • a high degree of skill; expertise.
  • advancement in knowledge or skill : progress.
  • expertness.
  • mastery of a specific behaviour or skill demonstrated by consistently superiorperformance, measured against established or popular standards.

Progressiveness

  • favouring or advocating progress, change, improvement or reform as opposed to wishing to maintain as they are.
  • proceding in steps : continuing steadily by increments.
  • happening or developing gradually or in stages (of a person or idea) favouring social reform, denoting an aspect or tense.
  • favour reform and civil liberties, oposite of conservative, and means something close to liberal.

Promote

  • support or actively encourage (a course, venture, etc) further the progress of.
  • to help or encourage to exist or florish.

Propagation

  • the action of widely spreading and promoting an idea, theory etc.

Properties

  • a quality or trait belonging and especially popular to an individual or thing.
  • an attribute, quality or characteristic of something.

Proselytised

  • convert or attempt to convert (someone) from one religion, belief or opinion to another.
  • advocate or promote (a belief or course of action.)
  • trying to persuade someone to share your beliefs.

Prudence

  • seeing ahead.
  • the ability to govern and discipline oneself by the use of reason.
  • although, it has solely to do with knowledge, all virtues had to be regulated by it.
  • rightly directs particular human acts.

Psych

  • mentally prepared (someone) for a testing task or occassion.
  • analyse (something) in psychological terms.
  • to anticipate correctly the intentions or actions of; outguess.
  • to intimidate oor frigthen psychologoically or make nervous or to be in the right frame of mind or to give one’s best.

Paradigm

  • a typical example or pattern of something, a pattern or model.
  • a framework containing the basic assumptions, ways of thinking, and methodology that are (were) commonly accepted by members of the community.

Parti

  • is the chief organising thought or decision behind an architect’s design, presented in the form of a basic diagram or a simple statement.
  • “the big idea.”

Participate

  • be involved, take part.
  • have or possess ( a particular quality.)

Passion

  • a strong and barely controllable emotion.
  • a strong feeling of enthusiasm or excitement for something or about doing something.
  • is when you put more energy into it than it is necessary required.
  • comes from the heart and is manifested as optimism, excitement, emotional connection, determination.

Pause

  • interrupt action or speech briefly – a temporary stop.
  • a break or rest in speaking or reading to emphasize meaning, grammarical radical metrical division.

Peculiar

  • different to what is normal or expected, strange.
  • particular, special, remarkable, not ordinary or usual.

Pedagogy

  • the method and practice of teaching, especially as an academic subject or theoretical concept.
  • informs teaching strategies, teacher actions, teacher judgements and decision making.

Perceive

  • become aware or conscious of (something) ; come to realise or understand.
  • interpret or regard (someone or something) in a particular way.

Perception Making

  • is the process of recognising and interpreting sensory stimuli. Perception – how it relates to the 5 senses, how it differs from reality and more. – psychology.
  • a process by which individuals organise and interpret their sensory impressions in order to give meaning to their environment. Why is it important? Because people’s behaviours is based on their perception of what is reality, not only reality itself. The world that is perceived is behaviourly important : culture and past experiences are subject to this.

Persistent

  • continuing firmly and obstinately in an opinion or course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition.
  • continuing to exist or occur for a prolonged period.
  • persisting (keep going), especially i spite of opposition, obstacles or discouragement et; perservering.
  • lasting, or enduring tencaiously.
  • refusing to give up or let go.

Perspective

  • the art of representing three dimensional objects on a two dimensional surface so as to give the right impression of their height, width, depth, position in relation to each other.
  • a particular way of considering something – particular way of thinking.

Philosophy

  • the study of the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality and existence, especially when considered as an academic principle.
  • a study that attempts to discover the fundamental principles of sciences, the arts, and the world that the sciences and arts deal with.
  • Greek : love of wisdom.

Physical Intelligence ( PQ)

  • think about what your body does without any conscious effort. Our capacity to act on ours thoughts and feelins, and to make things happen, is unmatched by any other species in the world.

Plan

  • a detailed proposal for doing or achieving something.
  • an intention or decision about what one is going to do.
  • decide on and make arrangements for in advance.

Policy

  • a course or principle of action adopted or proposed by an organisation or individual.
  • a deliberate system of principles to guide decisions and achieving rational outcomes.

Pomodoro Technique

  • it is a time management method developed by Francesco Cirillo in the late 1980’s. The technique uses a timer to breakdown work into intervals, traditionally 25min in length, separated by short (5)min breaks.

Portfolio

  • It is a way to represent your abilities.
  • Collective sample showcasing your creativity and abililty you need to submit it properly to your public.
  • Help decision makers.
  • Records the design activity process undertaken.
  • Usually employs the major headings of the Design Process Model : Problems, and opportunities and design briefs.
  • Documents all work : Processes and components that were successful and those that were not.
  • Portfolio document’s decision making processes and is a significant tool in assessing growth in design capabilities.
  • A portolio shows to your potential recruiter or customer what you have been able to do until now, by giving an outline of your abilities, and helping them to construct an idea of you and how you can fulfil their project needs.

Practice

  • the actual application or use of an idea, belief or method, as opposed to theories relating to it.
  • the customary, habitual, or expected procedure or way of doing of something.
  • repeated exercise in or performance of an activity or skill so as to acquire or maintain proficiency in it.
  • PRACTISE – the verb of doing repeatedly.
  • a professional business.

Precedented

  • an earlier event or action that is regarded as an example or guide to be considered in subsequent similar circumstances.
  • preceding in time, order, or importance.
  • an action, situation, or decision that has already happened and can be used as a reason…

Premdefitation

  • a material thing that can be seen and touched.
  • a person or thing to which a specified action or feeling is directed.
  • to say something to express one’s disapproval of or diagreement with something.

Presupposition

  • a thing tactily assumed beforehand at the beginning of a line of arguments or course of action.
  • taking for granted in advance.
  • something you assume to be true.
  • at beginning of course of action.
  • is background belief, relating to an utterance, that must be mutually known or assumed by the speaker and addressee for the utterance to be considered appropriate context; generally will remain a necessary assumption whether the utterance is placed in the form ….

Primary Sources

  • provides direct or first hand evidence about an event, object, person, or work of art. This includes historical and legal documents, eyewitness accounts, results of experiments, statistical data, pieces of creative writing, audio and video recordings, speeches and art objects. Interview, surveys, field – work, and Internet communications via e-mail, blogs, listservers and newsgroups are included. In the natural and social science, PS are often empirical studies – research where an experiment was performed or a direct observation was made. The results usually found in scholarly articles, or papers delivered at conferences.

Problem

  • a matter or situation regarded as unwelcome or harmful and needing to be dealt with and overcome.
  • an inquiry starting from given conditions to investigate or demonstrate a fact, result or law.
  • any question or matter involving doubt, uncertainty, or difficulty, a statement requiring a solution, usually by means of mathematical operation or geometric construction.
  • is a situation that is unsatisfactory and causes difficulties for people.
  • a perceived gap between an (the) existing) state and a desired state, or a deviation from the norm, standard, or status quo.
  • It is something that has to be solved (unpleasant) or undesireable conditions.

Professionalism

  • The competence or skill expected of a profesional.
  • taking pride in your work ( and being committed to its quality.)
  • taking responsibility and showing initiative.
  • beaing eager to learn.
  • listening to and anticipating the needs of others.
  • being a team player.
  • being trustworthy, honest and loyal.
  • welcoming constructive criticism ( client responsive tactic.)
  • Collaborative nature – a calling requiring specialised knowledge often long and intensive academic preparation.

Proletariat (n)

  • working class people regarding collectively.
  • the labouring class : the class of industrial worker, in a capitalist society, whose only possession of significant material value is their labour.
  • people (class) who do unskilled jobs in industry and own little to no property.

Prometheanism

  • Titan in Greek Mythology – by being creative and original.
  • a person who rebels against just doing what everyone else is doing.
  • John Dryzek : politician : an environmental orientation in which perceives the earth as a resource whose use is determined primarily by human needs and interests and whose environmental problems are overcome through human innovation. (study further.)

Proponents

  • a person who advocates a theory, proposal or course of action.
  • a person who puts forward a proposition or proposal.
  • a person who argues in favour of something.
  • a person who supports a cause or doctrine.
  • a person who speaks publically in support of a particular idea or plan of action.

Prospecting

  • is the first step in the sales process, which consists of identifying potential customers (prospects). The goal of prospecting is to develop a data base of likely customers and then systematically communicate with them in the hopes of converting them from potential customer to current customer.

Purpose

  • the reason for which something is done or created or for which something exists.
  • a person’s sense of resolve or determination.
  • have as one’s intentions.
  • the aim or goal of doing.
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