Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

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TIAG 8620

Software Localization

Provides students with a comprehensive overview of the field of software localization. Class topics range from technical discussions on computer architecture to tips and tricks for managing localization projects. Students gain a thorough understanding of the basic components of a localization project (software, online help, documentation, web and multimedia components) and insight into the larger context of software/web localization and internationalization. Using real-life examples and hands-on exercises, students explore the cultural, technical and organizational challenges in localization ranging from proper character display in foreign languages to the adaptation of culturally sensitive elements.
TI - All General
Translation & Interpretation
Transltn, Interpret & Lang Edu
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