On-Demand Course

Short-Course

Translators

Locating and Using Resources – Introduction to Community Translation

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Description

This course offers practical guidance on locating and utilizing resources effectively. Participants will learn to use a variety of research tools and methods to search for information, with a focus on country-, institution-, or domain-specific terminology. They will discover how to find and evaluate the reliability of different language and thematic resources, such as dictionaries, thesauri, glossaries, encyclopaedias, and parallel texts on the internet. Additionally, the course covers other essential resources like CAT tools and machine translation, including discussions on post-editing and quality assurance in community translation.


Who would this be useful for?

This course welcomes translators at all levels, from those without formal training to experienced professionals seeking to refresh their knowledge in community translation practices and strategies.


Course outcomes

Knowledge

Understand how to use various research tools and methods to search for information.

Recognise the importance of country-, institution-, and domain-specific terminology in translation.

Comprehend the criteria for assessing the reliability of language and thematic resources.

Learn about CAT tools, machine translation, post-editing, and quality assurance in community translation.


Skills

Locate and utilize a variety of research tools and methods for information retrieval.

Evaluate the reliability of dictionaries, thesauri, glossaries, encyclopaedias, and parallel texts.

Apply CAT tools and machine translation effectively, including post-editing and quality assurance processes.

Integrate knowledge of research tools and resources to improve translation accuracy and efficiency.


This course includes:

Video-Narrated PowerPoint Presentations

Additional Readings

Online Quiz

Practice Translation Text

A list of references for further reading


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 1.4 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

Associate Professor Mustapha Taibi
Associate Professor
Conversations Education
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