Localization online course - part 2: practice

Format: Webinar presentations
Online training

Course summary
Start time:Jul 6, 2011 14:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Duration: 3 hours

Participation fee includes:
• Access to 3 hour live course with Q&A.
• Unlimited access to webinar recordings.
• Certificate of attendace.

No software purchase is needed.

Course capacity is limited. Make sure you purchase in advance to secure your seat.

Further development: Localization online course - part 1: theory
Course program
• General introduction: Localization aplied to translation and quality control after translation

• Presentation and translation of a practical case - translation.

• Introduction to the process of localization for translators.
• Reception of content from the client. Issues to discuss with the client before starting.
• Preparatin before translation (terminology guides, files formats, word count, fussy matches to translators advantage, time management, QA during translation, etc)
• Translation: pottential problems, interactive use of glossaries, etc
• QA after translation.Settings.
• Delivery and issues to address with the client.

• Question and answer session

• Demonstration or quality assurance with a pratical case.
• Introduction to the process of QA after translation.
• Reception of materials for QA. Issues to address with the client.

• Preparation before QA (printing of materials, screen layout and organization, word count, tools, ethics, etc)
• QA: issues to consider and issues to consider and issues to discard.
• Delivery of documents

• Question and answer session
Virtual platform system requirements
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For Mac®-based Users:

• Required: Mac OS® X 10.4 (Tiger®), OS X 10.5 (Leopard®), OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard®)
• Required: Safari™ 3.0 or newer, Firefox® 2.0 or newer; (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL or better recommended
• Required: PowerPC G4/G5 or Intel processor, 512 MB of RAM or better

To Use VoIP (microphone and speakers or headset):

• Required: Fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended)
• Required: speakers or headset (USB headset recommended)
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.


• For the visual section of the training course, we recommend that you have a 64kbps link. This means using an ISDN line or Broadband. Wireless connection is NOT recommended.
• For the audio section of the training course, we recommend that you have a headset or speakers.
• We recommend that you log in 30 minutes in advance of the start time to prepare for the training course.

Courses will be open half an hour before the start time. Please login before the start time to ensure that everything on your system is working correctly.
Registration and payment information
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To purchase your seat at this session please click on the "buy" button. Available slots are limited and will be assigned to registered and paid participants as soon as payment is reported. Early payment is advised in order to secure participation. Allow some time for payment processing if you are paying by wire transfer.

After your payment is received, your status will be changed to “registered and paid” and your spot for the session will be secured. An invoice and receipt of payment will be sent to you for your records.

How do I access the online platform?

72 hours before the webinar takes place, you will receive an invitation to join the session. Please, click the registration link or button provided in the invitation email and complete the registration form.
Comments about this course

Localization online course - part 2: practice

Local time: 15:00
evaluatin Jul 7, 2011

Webinar's content was very interesting but I suggest to revise the way of delivering it in the future .... the result was a little bit boring!


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