On-Demand Course

Short-Course

Translators

Audiovisual Translation and Accessibility

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Description

This course will explore issues related to accessibility for audiovisual texts such as film, television, theatre, live events and museum exhibits, for anyone excluded from full access. It will deal with questions like ‘What is audiovisual translation?’, ‘What is good audiovisual translation?’, and ‘How can I become an audiovisual translator?’


Who would this be useful for?

T&I practitioners who want to learn more about the field of AVT. LSPs who would like to branch out into AVT. Government departments and NGOs involved in communicating through audiovisual texts


This course will cover the following items:

An introduction to audiovisual media and multimodality

An overview of different types of AVT like subtitling, audio description and dubbing

What makes subtitling difficult?

The role of audiovisual translation in accessibility


Course outcomes

Knowledge

The different forms of audiovisual translation

The role of AVT in media accessibility

Recent developments in audiovisual translation


Certificate Earned

 A professional development certificate will be issued upon completion of the course. Learners will be eligible to receive 10 points towards recertification (Section 1.5 of NAATI Recertification PD Catalogue). Some courses may attract PD points from multiple categories. Please choose the most appropriate category for your recertification.

Endorsement

Course Completion Guidelines

Students are required to read and complete all the course content, including watching all videos, and successfully completing all assessments. In order to attain your certificate, you need to score 100% on each assessment. Students will have unlimited attempts to complete the course over the length of their access.

 

Presented By

Professor - Jan Louis Kruger
Professor of Linguistics
Macquarie University
5/5
Sydney, Australia

Provided By

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