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Archived Curricula Guide 2017–2019
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MVKS11 User Centered Translation 5 ECTS
Organised by
Master's Programme in Multilingual Communication and Translation Studies
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies
Curricula 2015 – 2017

Keywords

Strategic themes: Internationalisation

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course unit, the student will be able to describe the basic principles of user-centred translation and its background in usability research. The student will be able to list the translation methods of user-centred translation and apply them in the different stages of the translation process.

Contents

The course unit explores the concept of usability and its elements as well as the links between translation theories and usability. In addition, the course unit explores the main theses of user-centred translation and its central methods. During the course unit, the student will complete exercises that are based on these methods.

Teaching language

Finnish

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In Finnish
Option 2
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam 
In Finnish
Exercise(s) 
In Finnish

Evaluation

Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

Suojanen, Koskinen & Tuominen (2015) User-Centered Translation and/or Suojanen, Koskinen & Tuominen (2012) Käyttäjäkeskeinen kääntäminen.

Both books are used as lecture material, but for the exam and exercises, the student will choose only one of the books.

Belongs to following study modules

Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences
Optional Courses (Common Core Studies / LTL)
Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences
2018–2019
Teaching
For Open University students only
Faculty of Communication Sciences