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?
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
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.
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.
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.
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