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This course examines the relation of advertising to society, culture, history, and the economy. Using contemporary theories about visual communications, we learn to analyze the complex levels of meaning in both print advertisements and television commercials. About the Course The course covers a wide range of topics, including the origins of advertising, the creation of ads, the interpretation of ads, the depiction of race, class, gender, and sexuality in advertising, sex and selling, adverting and ethics, and the future of advertising. The lectures will discuss theoretical frameworks and apply them to specific advertisements. Course Syllabus Week 1: What is advertising and where did it come from? Week 2: Am I being manipulated by advertising? Week 3: What’s in an ad beyond that which meets the eye? Week 4: How do ads get made? Week 5: What do ads teach us about race, class, gender, and sexuality? Week 6: Does sex sell? Week 7: What is the future of advertising? Recommended Background No background is required; everyone is welcome! Suggested Readings Although the lectures are designed to be self-contained, we recommend that students refer to the free online textbook Other free resources will be suggested for each week’s module. Course Format Most videos will be lectures with instructor talking. Each lecture will be illustrated with PowerPoint slides, print advertisements, and TV commercials. The videos for each week will consist of segments that add up to about an hour. Each week will have one quiz that will appear as stand-alone homework. All resources beyond lectures will be available online to students at no charge. Most of these will be from Others will be visits to the sites of ad agencies in the US and abroad, open access websites that deal with course topics, and open-access journal articles....

Principales reseñas

14 de jun. de 2018

What a great course! As an owner of an agency, a marketer and advertiser, I found it very eye opening and enjoyable. I learned a lot that I can apply to our business. Thank you Professor O'Barr.

2 de may. de 2017

I will never look at advertising with the same eyes. It made me understand a lot of our current society and economy. Really suggested if you want to become a more informed citizen and consumer.

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por Kariya

27 de dic. de 2016

My first course about advertising ever, it was very interesting and the knowledge i learned, i'm sure gonna be useful! Thank you very much!


12 de jul. de 2020

is very good an intresting lesson .. the professor is very efficient the examples and the video is very usefull worth watching

por Aniekan G

20 de dic. de 2019

It was an enlightening experience, the course was broken down to eliminate ambiguity. I am looking forward to doing similar courses.

por Nino J G

10 de oct. de 2020

Really helped me understand my work in the advertising industry in the context of how it may directly or indirectly impact society.

por Chelsea V

31 de ago. de 2020

Very interesting! I'd be interested in a course that deep dives into the current mode of advertisement we see through social media.

por Bladimir E C V

19 de feb. de 2018

Me ha ayudado a comprender mejor la relación de la Publicidad con la Sociedad. Así como su evolución histórica, social y cultural.

por Shrushti D

26 de oct. de 2020

Very informative and insightful. Definitely won't look at advertising in the same way ever. Amazing course! Highly recommend it.


26 de oct. de 2017

That was good experience in learning many aspects of advertising from the history to future of advertising. Very useful course.

por Ujjwala B

22 de may. de 2020

Prof. Barr's style is impressive. I liked the illustrative material used in the course, as well as issues discussed each week.

por Pablo A C

14 de abr. de 2020

A wonderful course about advertising and society. The professor is very smart and give us a lot of examples in the real life.

por Sliusar V

24 de may. de 2020

I received a lot of interesting up-to-date information, found out the main trends in the development of modern advertising

por Sougandh P

8 de may. de 2020

A very positive learning experience. I thoroughly enjoyed all the modules and the topics discussed as part of this course.

por claudia

25 de ago. de 2020

Great course. It gave me loads of insights of Advertising and I will never watch an ad the same way I used to. Thank you.

por Angel W

27 de jul. de 2020

I suggest that people should take this course if they intend on going into a field such as advertising, PR, or Marketing.

por Abraham M

12 de ago. de 2020

It was very informative . I learnt alot of things concerning advertising and have proper knowlegde about advertising

por Dhanush B

13 de may. de 2020

Excellent questions ...which need more concentration while attending video sessions and thanks a lot for the course.

por Aurelija V

26 de nov. de 2017

Very interesting and valuable! I have learned how to look at advertising from a more long-term focused perspective.

por sreela m

29 de jul. de 2019

Really enjoyed reviewing advertisements and literally learning that there's so much more to it han meets the eye.


1 de jul. de 2020

The course was robust and engaging enough to prompt further reading on the subject of Advertising and Society.

por eishika

19 de jun. de 2020

Really enjoyed studying this course. Thanks to the Professor teaching the same. It was a wonderful experience.

por Mariam K

16 de may. de 2020

Very informative course. It surely opens the eyes to the world of advertising. Highly recommended to take this

por Thibaut S

5 de may. de 2017

Very interesting class, lots of examples and cases study which made the course very active and dynamic !

por CHOW W

5 de abr. de 2018

It is a remarkable course to know advertising nowadays with a more "scientific discussion" provided.

por Pujol A

18 de nov. de 2018

A really good overview of the advertising word. Lots of interesting examples and practical cases.

por Abin J M

13 de jun. de 2018

100% Happy with the course,learned a lot!!!!!! looking forward for similar learning experience.