(Span-Port) Problems in Translation

(Span-Port) Problems in Translation
Introduction to the language industry, with an emphasis on computer translation tools and project management. Students will complete translation projects and learn how to supervise group projects.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesSPAN 321; or PORT 321
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining SPAN 419
Course Outcomes

Discuss the future of translation technology

Discuss the possible future of translation technology, including future applications of existing technology and future development of new technologies, drawing on class assignments and a personal project.

Define specifications for a translation project

Define a set of specifications for a translation project based on text type, audience, and purpose.

Create and use a bi-text corpus

Create a bi-text corpus and derive translation memory and terminology from that bi-text corpus.

Complete a translation project

Use machine translation, translation memory, and terminology in conjunction with a translation environment tool to complete a translation project according to the project's specifications.