Keywords and Concepts

Here, you will find relevant keywords and concepts related to innovative translator education.

KeywordConceptSourceRelated Keywords
asynchronous E-LearningE-learning as an online environment with teachers and participants not being online at the same timeHrastinski, Stefan. 2008. "Asynchronous & Synchronous E-Learning." In: Educause Quarterly.synchronous e-learning
authentic learning[…] authentic learning is a transformative (and violent) process that can be described as an enacted and emergent phenomenon that concerns not only the craniums, but the students´ and teachers´ corporeal selves as well, the environment of Translator Education, and the purposes that rule the educational processDon Kiraly in Towards Authentic Experiential Learning in Translator Education (2015: 28ff)authenticity, learning, emergentism
authentic, collaborative translation project[...] a holistic piece of work undertaken by a team of students in the service of a real-world client or userDon Kiraly in "Growing a Project-Based Translation Pedagogy: A Fractal Perspective", Meta: Journal de traducteurs / Meta: Translators´ Journal 57.1, 82-95.authenticity, translator education, collaborative learning environment
blended learninga way of ​learning that ​combines ​traditional ​classroom ​lessons with ​lessons that use ​computer ​technology and may be given over the internetCambridge Dictionaries Online classroom project, distance learning
classroom project work[...] a networked, situated, holistic learning experienceDon Kiraly/ Silvia Hansen-Schirra in New Prospects and Perspectives for Educating Language Mediators. Translationswissenschaft 10. Tübingen: Narr. (2013: 7). Translated by Hagemann in Towards Authentic Experiential Learning in Translator Education (2015: 46)collaborative learning environment
cognitive process“the process involved in knowing, or the act of knowing, which in its completeness includes perception and judgment. Cognition includes all processes of consciousness by which knowledge is accumulated, such as perceiving, recognizing, conceiving, and reasoning. […] It is one of the only words that refers to the brain as well as to the mind.”Encyclopaedia Britannica online
complexityComplexity, however, refers to systems that have a very large number of component parts and, most importantly: that are not reducible to those parts; they exhibit emergent (unpredictable, self-organizing, self-generating) properties, resulting in their being more than the sum of their parts.Don Kiraly in Towards Authentic Experiential Learning in Translator Education (2015: 62)complexity theory, cosmopolitan sociology, emergentist epistemology
distance learninginstitution-based education where a separated learning group use interactive telecommunications systems to link students, resources and teachersSimonson, Michael. 2003. "A Definition of the Field." In: Quarterly Review of Distance Learning.
distributed learningDistributed learning is a general term used to describe a multi-media method of instructional delivery that includes a mix of Web-based instruction, streaming video conferencing, face-to-face classroom time, distance learning through television or video, or other combinations of electronic and traditional educational modelsRouse, Margaret
EEG"An electroencephalogram is a test used to evaluate the electrical activity in the brain. Brain cells communicate with each other through electrical impulses. [...] The test tracks and records brain wave patterns. Small, flat metal discs called electrodes are attached to the scalp with wires. The electrodes analyze the electrical impulses in the brain and send signals to a computer, where the results are recorded."
think-aloud protocol, keystorke logging, eye-tracking, retrospection
embodied cognitionthe perspective which holds that the brain, far from being a mechanical tool like a computer, is inextricably interwoven with the affective and physical aspects of being humanDr. Kiraly's overview of the course "Looking Inside the Translator's Black Box: Past, Present and Future" (can be found at
eye-trackingMethod to systematically record the gaze behaviour of a person on the basis of eye movements in order to analyse and explore visual information intakevgl. Glossar des Eye Tracking Kompetenzzentrum Schweiz
think-aloud protocol, keystroke logging, EEG, retrospection
keystroke logging"the practice of using a software program or hardware device (keylogger) to record all keystrokes on a computer keyboard"
think-aloud protocol, eye-tracking, EEG, retrospection
knowledgeIn the context of educational philosophy, the post-positivist mind-set encourages us to view cognition itself as just such an emergent adaptive system. It does not involve static knowledge as much as it does dynamic knowing - constantly changing, imminently situated and embodied thinking-in-action [...]Don Kiraly in Towards Authentic Experiential Learning in Translator Education (2015: 62)learning process, learning system, pedagogy
online learning / E-Learninga structured learning activity that utilizes technology with intranet/internet-based tools and resources as the delivery method for instruction, research, assessment, and communicationMichigan Department of Education. "Merit Curriculum Guidelines 9.06: Online Experience."
retrospection“In […] cognitive psychology, subjects give verbal reports of
their own cognitive processes after having performed a given task.”
Englund Dimitrova, Birgitta; Tiselius, Elisabet. 2014. “Retrospection in Interpreting and Translation: Explaining the Process?” in MonTI Special Issue – Minding Translation ( think-aloud protocol, keystorke logging, eye-tracking, EEG
synchronous E-LearningE-learning as an online environment in which communications between student and teacher take place simultaneouslyFlorida Center for Instructional Technology, College of Education, University of South Florida
teachers´s roleAn emergentist view not only allows but requires teachers to climb down from their pedestals of omniscient authority, and it implies an obligatory change in their roles from distillers and transmitters of knowledge to guides and companions on the students´ road to experience and expertise.Don Kiraly in Towards Authentic Experiential Learning in Translator Education (2015: 64)learning system, knowledge, emergentist pedagogical epistemology
think-aloud protocol"Think-Aloud Protocols are verbal reports made by experimental participants where all of the mental processes, thoughts, strategies, etc. that are involved in performing assigned tasks are reported and recorded for later analysis."Alleydog Psychology Glossar
keystroke logging, eye-tracking, EEG, retrospection