YouTube for Translators: Beyond Networking to Knowledge Mining

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Category: As if!Dreaming in colour with clipart As a professional translator in an “adapt or die” economic context, you know the importance of social media when it comes to building and maintaining a professional network both online and off. What you might not know is that other social media platforms can be a godsend when … [Read more…]

Translation: Calling All Angels

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The “professional realities” course offered by Université de Montreal is in full swing. Thirty students have put summer on hold to continue studying and better prepare for a career in translation. Each has a unique background, unique strengths and challenges, and unique career objectives. What do they have in common? They are all word nerds, … [Read more…]

McGill Writing Centre: Navigating the Media Shift

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Almost two years ago, McGill Universitycreated a writing centre to address the specific needs of both professional writers and students seeking to improve the writing skills necessary to successfully meet the requirements of academic programs. Since its founding, the McGill Writing Centre (MWC) has offered non-credit and for-credit classes in relatively traditional forms including communications … [Read more…]