Course Title: Apply theories to translating and interpreting work practices

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6109

Course Title: Apply theories to translating and interpreting work practices

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

LANG5774C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2012,
Term2 2013

Course Contact: Miranda Lai

Course Contact Phone: +(61 3) 9925 3523

Course Contact Email: miranda.lai@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This unit covers skills and knowledge required to research, analyse and apply a range of apporaches to translating and interpreting based on the history, development and progress of relevant theories and their application to work assignment and practice.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PSPTIS614A Apply theories to translating and interpreting work practices

Elements:

- Research the practice and theory of translating and interpreting.

- Identify the role of the translator.

- Critque translations.


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:


- written tests

- essays

- research reports

- practical demonstrations/assignments in which theories are applied