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Albert L Sampson
SISCA 490
Seattle Campus

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Class description

SISCA 475.

THIS COURSE HAS NOW BEEN DESIGNATED AS SISCA 475.

ADVERTISING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS IN CANADA: THEORY AND PRACTICE

Beginning with a review of basic marketing concepts, this course examines how these concepts are used in Canada to promote products and services in ways similar to, yet distinct from promotion in the United States. Students will learn how promotion affects Canadian society and how society affects promotion, explore how advertising and public relations portray gender and diversity in an officially multicultural country, and assist in developing an advertising and public relations campaign that concerns Canada.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Lectures, class discussion.

Recommended preparation

Be inquisitive and open minded about Canada and its people.

Class assignments and grading

Individual project, group project and quizzes.

Portfolio (40%), project document, including peer evaluation (30%), project presentation (15%), instructor evaluation, including class contributions and any quizzes (15%).


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
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Last Update by Anthony B. Chan
Date: 09/29/1998