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Short-Course

Translators

What is special about community translation? – Introduction to Community Translation

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Description

This short course focuses on the distinctive features of community translation as a key facilitator of communication strategies between public services and people who do not share the same language. The course outlines and discusses some of the main issues in community translation as a professional activity and as a social service. The course also covers the social role of community translation, the special agency and role of community translators, translation accessibility and plain language, dissemination methods, and quality requirements – including, among other aspects, training, a functional understanding of translation, and collaboration between translators and other stakeholders.


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 the role and importance of community translation in public service communication.

Recognize key challenges and ethical considerations in community translation.

Comprehend translation accessibility principles and the use of plain language.

Learn the quality requirements and collaboration methods in community translation.


Skills

Apply translation techniques specific to community translation.

Evaluate translation quality based on established standards.

Collaborate effectively with other translators and stakeholders.


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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