Course Title: Use translation technology

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6153 Advanced Diploma of Translating

Course Title: Use translation technology

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

LANG5835C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term1 2017,
Term2 2017

Course Contact: Bing Lee Teh

Course Contact Phone: +(61 3) 9925 0326

Course Contact Email: binglee.teh@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills required to use commercial technologies designed to streamline and speed translation tasks. It requires sound understanding of the applications and limitations of the technology. It also requires the ability to reflect on the purpose and potential use of the source information in the translation and its implications for the technology. This unit will be delivered in a cluster as follows:

Technology Cluster (4 units)

  • MIET6360C Quality assure translations                              
  • LANG5835C Use translation technology                                
  • LANG5834C Translate multimedia source material
  • LANG5833C Prepare translated transcripts

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PSPTIS072 Use translation technology

Elements:

1. Prepare to use translation technology

2. Translate source text to draft target text using translation technology

3. Check draft translation manually

4. Evaluate use of translation technology


Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be ongoing during the semester, and you will receive feedback on your progress. You will undertake a variety of assessment tasks and activities to assess your level of competence against key elements and performance criteria.

The assessment tasks/activities may include, but are not limited to:

- peer reviewed practical tasks

- real or simulated assignments where translated texts are independently checked and proofed.

- individual/group projects

- action learning tasks.