Scientific & Technical Translation TRAJ 327

 

Scientific & Technical Translation Syllabus – SPRING 2020
 

Course Code & No.:
TRAJ 327
Credit Hours: 3 hrs Course Instructor:
Sara Aldawood
Semester:
2nd, Spring 2020
Main Course Goals:
Introducing students to the concept and nature of scientific & technical translation.
Introducing students to the practice of scientific & technical translation from and into Arabic language and familiarizing students with the linguistic, cognitive and psychological skills scientific & technical translation requires.
Course Texts: A selection of texts on various topics.
Assessment:
Midterm 1: 25pts            Quiz: 10pts
Midterm 2: 25pts            Final exam: 40pts  
Office: S 48 Office hours: Tues 12-1, Wed 12-1:30 Thurs 11-12
Instructor’s Email:
saaldawood@ksu.edu.sa
 
 
Absence Warning: 25% & above                 Banning from final exam: 25% & above
Important Reminders:
(1) Since language accuracy is core to translation and interpreting, expect strict, detailed grading of all language errors, in all courses.
(2) Right after being absent from an exam, a valid verifiable excuse must be presented to the exam committee for approval. Location: G/16
(3) No points will be awarded for (a) cheating in any exam and/or (b) plagiarism: using other people’s work without proper citation.
For further info on KSU’s plagiarism policies and detection tools, check this link: http://35302.wikispaces.com/file/view/plagiarism+handbook+2011.pdf
(4) A more severe penalty will be implemented upon repeated cheating and/or plagiarism.
(5) Abayas must be removed during class and exams; phones must be switched off and only used for emergencies.
(6) A Psychological Counseling Center is available to students on campus, if needed.
Tentative Weekly Schedule
Week Gregorian Hijri Lesson
1 Thurs.,
Jan. 15
20/5/1441 Registration week (dropping/adding courses)
2 Sun.,
Jan. 19
24/5/1441 Introduction about scientific & technical translation
3 Sun.,
Jan. 26
1/6/1441 Translation strategies
4 Sun.,
Feb. 2
8/6/1441 TEXT 1 & 2
5 Sun.,
Feb. 9
15/6/1441 TEXT 3& 4
6 Sun.,
Feb. 16
22/6/1441 TEXT 5& 6
7 Sun.,
Feb. 23
29/6/1441 TEXT 7
1st Mid-term Exam
Wed  Feb. 26
8 Sun.,
Mar. 1
6/7/1441 TEXT 8&9
9 Sun.,
Mar. 8
13/7/1441 TEXT 10
10 Sun.,
Mar. 15
20/7/1441 TEXT 11
Quiz: Wed Mar. 18
11 Sun.,
Mar. 22
27/7/1441 Text 12
12 Sun.,
Mar. 29
5/8/1441 Text 13
2nd Mid-term Exam
 
13 Sun.,
Apr. 5
12/8/1441 TEXT 14
14 Sun.,
Apr. 12
19/8/1441 Text 15
REVISION
15 Sun.,
Apr. 19
26/8/1441 COLT’S ORAL EXAMS WEEK
16 Sun.,
Apr. 26
3/9/1441 FINAL EXAMS
Course Materials