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Chameleon Mode: Adaptability in Translators Training. UTIC Webinar-2018

Tetyana Struk

Tetyana shares her experience of reshaping the academic course in Translation Technology into a dynamic structure that enhances skills in translation, localization, terminology management, post-editing machine translation, audiovisual translation, quality assurance, and project management. This adaptive approach not only equips the translators with the skills and knowledge required by the modern industry, but also helps to develop the necessary understanding of the profession and its tools, and the ability to adapt quickly to changes and overcome the fear of new tasks, based on current industry requirements a responsible attitude towards operations.

The webinar provides a roadmap for university lecturers in translation who seek to prepare their students for the challenges of the real-life industry.

About the speaker

Tetyana Struk is a founder and CEO of Linguistic Centre® Translation and Localization Company (Lviv, Ukraine), a lecturer and a translation technology consultant for academia, an author of books on translation, and an advocate for professional growth in the translation and localization industry. A pioneer of Ukrainian localization, Tetyana brought change to the Ukrainian academic landscape by introducing the first Localization and Translation Technologies programs in 2006, and she continues making transformational changes in the academic training of translators to this day. She is a regular speaker at various international and local conferences.

Tetyana is the author and co-author of the projects Everything is Ahead and The Translator’s Patchwork Quilt and is an organizer of conferences and numerous online events aimed at promoting and developing the profession. Member of the American Translators' Association, the Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) and the European Language Industry Association (ELIA). Author of university course books Introduction to Industry-Specific Translation and Everything is Ahead: Listen to Our Success Story Today, as well as a book of interviews with Ukrainian translators entitled Tell Your Success Story Tomorrow. Co-author of the Translator’s Patchwork collection of translators' stories.