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Translation and Interpreting in the 21st-century: Practice, theory and training

This online module was prepared in partnership with Macquarie University.

Description

Release Date: 19 May 2021.

This online module was prepared in partnership with Macquarie University.

Are you interested in knowing more about the way the T&I sector has evolved in the last few years? What is expected from professional translators and interpreters? Why it is essential to undertake training? How T&I practice and research inform each other?

 

This module will cover:

  • The state of play of the T&I sector globally

  • What the roles and status of translators and interpreters are today

  • How T&I practice, research and training intersect

  • General trends in the sector

 

Who would this be useful for?

T&I practitioners and users of T&I services who have an interest in understanding how the T&I sector and discipline have evolved in the last few years, and which future directions they may be taking.

 

Presented by:

Associate Professor Marc Orlando.

Associate Professor Marc Orlando is the Director of the Translation and Interpreting Studies Program at Macquarie University, Sydney. Since the completion of his doctoral thesis, his research and publications have focused on the synergies between practice, research, and Translation & Interpreting didactics. He has also investigated the use of digital pen technology in interpreter training, as well as the role of interpreters in different contexts of work. He is an active translator and conference interpreter, certified by NAATI (Australia), full member of AUSIT and of AIIC, the International Association of Conference Interpreters. He sits on the Technical Reference and Advisory Committee of NAATI and is the current coordinator of the Research Committee of AIIC.

 

Learning Goals: After completing the module you will gain: 

Knowledge of:

  • The roles and status of translators and interpreters in today’s T&I world.

  • The importance of training and the way T&I practice and research inform each other.

  • The trends that appear to be shaping the T&I professions.

 

PD Logbook

A Certificate will be issued upon completion of the course. Learners will be eligible to 10 PD points towards recertification (Section 1.4 of NAATI Recertification PD Catalogue).

Some courses may attract PD points from multiple categories. Please choose the most appropriate category for your recertification.

The NAATI Recertification Catalogue can be downloaded via this link.

 

Learner Support:

Our Learner Support Team is always ready to assist you throughout your learning experience with us. For all your course content-related questions and inquiries, you can email us or we can make time for a Video or Telephone call. 

Email: courses@allgraduates.com.au

In your email please provide us with:

  • Your full name

  • Course Name

  • Lesson number/name

Online MeetingSchedule a Meeting with the course trainer

 

How to Register: 

Step 1. Click the Register button at the top right of the course.

Step 2. Complete your Attendee details including Name, Email and other details as required.

Step 3. Review your Order Contact and Billing address. These are the details that will be listed on your tax invoice.

Step 4. Tick the checkbox to accept the terms and conditions.

Step 5. On successful registration you will receive 3 confirmation emails:

  1. Course Instructions

  2. Order Tax Invoice

  3. Course Enrolment Notification

Please refer to the emails for further instructions on how to access the course.

If you do not receive your emails, please check your junk or spam inbox as it may have been received there. 

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