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Short-Course

Translators

Your Role as a Community Translator – Introduction to Community Translation

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Description

This short course will open with a general discussion of the role of translators as stipulated in codes of ethics (especially the notions of impartiality and accuracy), followed by a discussion of translators as intercultural mediators and as social agents. This will pave the way for a discussion of the specific and special role of community translators within their local or national context.


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 of translators as outlined in codes of ethics, focusing on impartiality and accuracy.

Recognise the responsibilities of translators as intercultural mediators and social agents.

Comprehend the unique role of community translators within local or national contexts.

Learn about the ethical considerations and social impact of community translation.


Skills

Apply ethical principles of impartiality and accuracy in translation practice.

Perform the role of an intercultural mediator and social agent effectively.

Adapt translation practices to meet the specific needs of local or national contexts.

Analyse and address the ethical and social challenges faced by community translators.


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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