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CMNS 448: Ethnic Media in British Columbia

Course being offered by Dr. Catherine Murray since January 2007

Overview:

This research project maps and analyzes the various media available in languages other than English and French in BC. The project will culminate in a report to the Western Region of the Department of Canadian Heritage and is under the direction of Dr. Catherine Murray.

This research project requires 4 credit hours (120 hours) of directed research contributing to one of three components of the study (media mapping, content analysis and market/policy study). The hours accrue in total over the summer semester. Hours are flexible: each student will have a contract of deliverables.

Eligible students may apply to the instructor if they have: fluency in listening, viewing, reading one of Mandarin, or Punjabi or Korean or other language; more than 75 credit hours; a GPA of B or above; some familiarity with third language media/as a subscriber or occasional viewer; experience in applied media or audience analysis, including research protocol design, coding and editing, cultural industry or policy research, qualitative interviews, content analysis, and use of programs such as SPSS, excel, FileMaker Pro or other database programs.

For more information, visit
http://www.sfu.ca/cmns/courses/2007/1074/undergraduate/448_murray.htm

 

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