A Corpus-Based Approach to Evaluating Student Translations
Dublin City University École de traduction et d'interprétation (Université d'Ottawa)
Wednesday 12 April 2000 at 11:30 AM
Salle 3195, Pavillon André-Aisenstadt
Evaluation is one of the most challenging areas in the discipline of translation studies because the notion of quality has fuzzy and shifting boundaries. In an academic setting, evaluators have an obligation to be objective and constructive, but this can be difficult if the evaluator is not an expert in the subject matter of the translation. Translator trainers therefore require some type of resource that can be used to help them assess and provide accurate and objective feedback on student translations in a variety of highly specialized subject fields. This talk will address the issues involved in the design, construction and testing of an Evaluation Corpus.
To receive weekly talk announcements, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Simply write a message containing the single line 'subscribe ralli' (without the quotes).
See all the weekly talks for the year:1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022