Democratizing Translation Using Digital Methods

Gurumurthy, K. and Anand, D. and Karthik, K. (2021) Democratizing Translation Using Digital Methods. Language and Language Teaching, 10 (1). pp. 30-36. ISSN 2277-307X

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Translation is seen as a highly-skilled professional activity, which limits the number of practitioners and hence its reach. Three members of the NGO IT for Change that works with government schools attempted to translate a text from English to Kannada, using easily accessible digital tools. The NGO also supported teams of student-teachers and professional teachers in using these tools for translating education materials. The aim was to make the translation a participatory exercise “by teachers, of teachers, for teachers”, and improve the availability of education resources in Kannada.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Gurumurthy, K. and Anand, D. and Karthik, K.
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Digital translation, MediaWiki, Possible meaning, Digital terminology data banks, Translation memories, Human Aided Machine Translation (HAMT), WhatsApp, Online dictionaries, Web repositories, Video conferencing
Subjects: Language
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > Language and Language Teaching
Full Text Status: Public
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