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Fisher, Jolene Assistant Professor


Research Areas research areas



  • serious games, strategic communication, strategic communication for social change


selected publications


courses taught

  • APRD 1002 - Introduction to Branding
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
    Designed to help students acquire a basic understanding of brand and brand culture. Emphasis on theories and practical problems to learn effective ways of building a strong brand strategy. Encompasses every facet of making strategic decisions for a brand. Involves understanding the content a consumer requires, how the consumer will come in contact with the brand and what is the goal of the relationship between consumer and content.
  • APRD 3103 - Strategic Writing for Public Relations
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Emphasizes communication tactics: How to plan, write, and produce public relations tools; select audience and media; utilize print and electronic media. Focuses on Associated Press style and advanced writing techniques. Recommended restriction: restricted to the public relations track within the STCM major.
  • APRD 3112 - International Public Relations
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
    Introduces students to the cultural, social and economic issues relevant to strategic communication in the global arena. Provides students with the foundational tools necessary to both understand and effectively navigate the often complex world of strategic intercultural communication. Specific topics will include exploration of the contextual factors that influence public relations practice in different nations/regions, discussion of the various theoretical models that govern global PR practice and critical evaluation of international PR case studies/campaigns.
  • APRD 3301 - Social Media Strategies for Public Relations
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2018
    Emphasis on how social media and internet marketing influence public relations; understand the fundamentals and best practices in social media management, visual communication and mobile applications.
  • APRD 4403 - Strategic Communication Campaigns
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Gives students the opportunity to work in small groups to develop material for an actual client. Examines basic principles of group dynamics and effective teamwork while conducting research, developing strategies and creating a multimedia campaign. All work is presented to the client.
  • CMCI 1020 - Concepts and Creativity 2: Media, Communication, Information
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Engages key principles and practices in the fields of media, communication and information. Emphasizes the analyses of new and old media, information technologies, verbal and visual literacies, communicative interactions and cultural practices through process-based learning and hands-on projects utilizing multiple modes of expression. Two semester sequence required for all CMCI students; 4 credit hours each semester.


International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)