GS 4305 - Localization/Translation of Software and Web Pages
This course provides students with a general overview of the field of web page translation and an introduction to software localization. Class topics range from technical discussions on computer architecture to tips for managing localization projects. Students gain a thorough understanding of the basic components of a localization project (web, software, online help, and documentation) and insight into the larger context of software/web localization and internationalization processes. Using real-life examples and hands-on exercises, students explore the cultural, technical, and organizational challenges in the adaptation of culturally sensitive elements. Language Generic. Prerequisites: GS 4301 Basic Translation: Written & Sight and admission to the Master of Liberal Studies in Global Affairs with a Translation Studies specialty or the Certificate of Advanced Study in Translation Studies.
NOTE: This course is not offered this term. Please refer to the annual schedule for Global Affairs to see the next time this course is offered.