Introduction to Localization

Introduction to Localization
Internationalization and localization of websites and software. Introduction to other digital project types. Cultural internationalization and localization. Includes elements of technical internationalization and localization such as locales and regional settings; character encoding, placeholders, logic, etc.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesFour semesters of foreign language or equivalent.
 ProgramsContaining DIGHT 270
Course Outcomes

Understanding the field

Students will learn the parameters of the emerging field of localization in a context of globalization and be able to recognize potential needs for localization work.

Localization technique and technology

Students will demonstrate capacity to practice localization of various technologies.