Research Into Translation and Training in Arab Academic Institutions provides insights into the current issues and challenges facing in-service and trainee Arabic translators and interpreters, both professionally and academically.
This book addresses translators’ status, roles, and structures. It also provides Arab perspectives on translation and translation training, written by scholars representing academic institutions across the Arab world. Themes in this collection include training terminologists on managing, promoting and marketing terms; corpora and translation teaching in the Arab world; use of translation technologies; translators training and translators’ methodologies and assessment of translators’ competence; research on translator training; and the status quo of undergraduate translation programs in a sample of five Arab universities.
A valuable resource for students, professionals and scholars of Arabic translation and interpreting.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
List of Figures
List of Tables
List of Contributors
Michael Baynham (University of Leeds)
Said Shiyab (Kent State University
Insights into Translators Training: Issues and Methods of Assessment
Eyhab Bader Eddin (King Khalid University, Saudi Arabia)
Corpora and Translation Teaching in the Arab World
Mai Zaki (American University of Sharjah, UAE)
Trainee Translators’ and Professional Translators’ Source Text Comprehension and Reproduction: Problems and Solutions
Omar Atari (Petra University, Jordan)
Training Translators: A Case for Arabic Orthographic Reforms
Maher Bahloul (The American University of Sharjah, UAE)
Analytical Translation Quality Assessment: Insights for Translators Training
Heidi Verplaetse & An Lambrechts (University of Leuven, Belgium)
Towards Training Terminologies in Promoting and Marketing from a Language Planning Perspective
Fawwaz Al-abed Al-haq & Suhaib F. Al-abed Al-haq (Yarmouk University, Jordan)
Abdel-Rahman Abu-Melhim (Al Balqa University, Jordan)
Translation Technologies: Challenging New Tasks and Competencies for Translators
Abied Alsulaiman, Lahousseine Id-Youss & Frieda Steurs (University of Leuven, Belgium)
The Trials and Tribulations of Teaching CAT Tools. The Case of Oman
Rafik Jamoussi & Aladdin Al Zahran (Sohar University, Oman)
Epilogue: Where do we go from here?
Erik Angelone (Kent State University)
Said M. Shiyab is Professor of Linguistics and Translation Studies and Director of the Arabic MA Translation Program at Kent State University, USA. Professor Shiyab served as the Graduate Studies Director in the MCLS Department at Kent State University (2016–2019); he has also been teaching in the MA and PhD programs since 2014.