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2017-2018 Course Catalog 
2017-2018 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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TRIN 2069 - Translation Technologies

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: This course explores various technologies available for translation that allow translators to edit images and text, subtitle films and videoclips, and translate websites. Coursework includes exploration of one or more CAT (Computer-Assisted Translation) tools.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): TRIN 1041  with a grade of C or higher, or instructor consent.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Uses of CAT tools
    1. TRADOS, SDL or other
  2. Importing translation memory
  3. Editing texts and images
  4. Searching a translation memory
  5. Importing translations from Microsoft Word and other programs
  6. Aligning translations
  7. Generating a terminology database
  8. Exporting translation memory
  9. Film subtitling
  10. Website translation

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. discuss theoretical issues related to automated translation programs.
  2. use CAT tools.
    1. import and export translation projects.
    2. edit translations.
    3. align translations.
    4. generate a terminology database.
  3. edit image and text for special translation projects.
  4. demonstrate basic knowledge of subtitling software.
  5. demonstrate basic knowledge of translation of websites.
  6. discuss theoretical issues related to audiovisual translation.

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