Introduction to Translation Tools and Terminology
Gain an understanding of the basic concepts and components of CAT tools and terminology management using a few of the more common options available. Learn how to work with these technologies and processes more effectively, including handling a variety of file formats, building concept-oriented terminology lists, and understanding the effects that technologies such as machine translation have on translators in the industry today.
This course is delivered in an online, self-paced (asynchronous) format. The instructor interacts with students and facilitates group discussions within NYU’s online learning platform. There are weekly deadlines for lesson and assignment completion.
Software used in the class is PC-only. Windows is required for in-class lab work. It is possible to use a Mac in this class; however, the instructors cannot provide assistance with software setup or support for a Mac.
You'll Walk Away with
- Skills for effectively working with translation technologies
- Knowledge of important components of the translation profession
- Interpreters, students, and professionals interested in translation
- Translators who need a review of CAT tools and terminology