Community Translation: Strategies and Best Practices

An intro­duc­tion to the prac­tice of com­mu­ni­ty trans­la­tion, the course cov­ers basic con­cepts in trans­la­tion the­o­ry and its appli­ca­tion in com­mu­ni­ty trans­la­tion con­texts. The course intro­duces strate­gies and best prac­tices for qual­i­ty con­trol, assess­ment, and revi­sion of trans­la­tions. To meet dif­fer­ent com­mu­ni­ties’ trans­la­tion needs, social and cul­tur­al aspects of trans­la­tion will be empha­sized. Online and offline trans­la­tion tools and resources will be intro­duced. The course will be taught in Eng­lish, but guest lec­tur­ers may be invit­ed to address issues in the work­ing lan­guages of participants.
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

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