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Today would have been the 92nd Birthday for Dave Brubeck,the jazz pioneer, who also scored motion pictures, wrote for orchestras and chorales, composed religious music and created the signature beats now entrenched in American Jazz.
David Warren "Dave" Brubeck (December 6, 1920 – December 5, 2012) was an Americanjazz pianist and composer, considered to be one of the foremost exponents of progressive jazz. He wrote a number of jazz standards, including "In Your Own Sweet Way" and "The Duke". Brubeck's style ranged from refined to bombastic, reflecting his mother's attempts at classical training and his improvisational skills. His music is known for employing unusual time signatures, and superimposing contrasting rhythms, meters, and tonalities.
In addition to this list be sure to know the definitions from he text of the words listed at the end of each chapter...and make sure you understand them for when you give your speech.
Gender (sex is how most people answer, but gender are psychological traits)
Psychographics (anything else you can put a number do or use data to understand, involving an individual, group, audience or market. Examples include individual income, household income, racial or ethnic identification, religious and/or church affiliation or beliefs, size of family, geography, nationality, language spoken, group affiliations, marital status, sexual orientation, etc.
Demographics- numbers (data used to understand an individual, group, audience, or market). Assist in research, presentation, and preparation of communication. Can be reasoned over time or instantaneous in consideration and effect/
Cultural definitions are based on various demographic influences as well as the elements, influences and forces that influence and form an individual, group, audience, or market
Bias- the tendency to feel one way or another about anything. Judgments made as a part of life that can be fixed or easily altered. Thoughts, opinions on almost anything.
Stereotype- a communication shorthand that is a form or and type of bias. Fast decisions on people or things used that make rapid communication possible. Can change over time and/or vary by individual, circumstances, context or other influence.
Prejudice- to pre-judge. Usually a strong culturally entrenched form of bias, difficult to change. Can be negative or positive (example “You’ve Go To Be Taught” from “South Pacific”.
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Vocabulary posted at end of Unit 2 notes, start to learn and be familiar with
In feedback the process reverses and the transmitter becomes the receiver.
Both side experiences noise (screens, filters, interference) no mater what role they are playing (transmitter or receiver). There is noise that interferes with feedback as well as the initial message channel. Click "read more" below to continue reading this outline and review: