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Challenges of eLearning Localization with Synchronous eLearning

February 21, 2012 Comments

As mentioned in our previous two blogs, there are cultural limitations in asynchronous learning platforms that can inhibit the achievement of equitable learning outcomes. We first discussed the online platforms, such as Blackboard and WebCTused by many universities. Organizations use these to presen...

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Category:
eLearning
Tags:
elearning, Globalization, Localization, DTP, Culture
eLearning and Localization – An Education

February 14, 2012 Comments

This blog will focus on eLearning localization, its evolution from a simple educational experiment to a dynamic, virtual training platform with a global target audience. Blame it on the rise of globalization, but companies are focusing more and more on the localization of their training courses and...

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Category:
eLearning
Tags:
elearning, Globalization, Localization, DTP, Culture
The Localization Challenges of Self-Paced eLearning

January 30, 2012 Comments

What distinguishes the translation and localization needs for self-paced eLearning from those of the asynchronous university models? The fact that there is no instructor, ever! Instead, course designers must create self-paced courses as if there were an instructor, which place additional demands o...

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Category:
eLearning
Tags:
elearning, Globalization, Localization, DTP, Culture, Multimedia, Translation, L10N
Localization challenges in translating eLearning content

January 23, 2012 Comments

eLearning localization goes beyond technology and images. We look at each eLearning course from one of the most important perspectives; from that of the targeted learners. Why? Because your goal - and ours - is to ensure that your courses deliver equitable learning outcomes for all users, no matter ...

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Category:
eLearning
Tags:
elearning, Globalization, Localization, DTP, Culture
Turkish Translation Challenges

March 03, 2011 1 Comments

The Turkish language is a rich, highly expressive and complex language that poses unique challenges to the translation process. Due to Turkey's growing importance as a global economic force, Turkish is becoming an increasingly significant target language for western companies who wish to expand thei...

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Category:
Language Translation Facts
Tags:
Country, Turkey, Localization, Translation, Culture, Language
Top 7 Tips for Effective Chinese copywriting

November 03, 2010 2 Comments

Chinese is a rich language, layered with many meanings. Brand name creation should include Chinese words with positive, appropriate meanings. The use of idioms or Chinese proverbs can enhance your message for the Chinese marketplace. Sentence and paragraph structure in well-formed Chinese may be sta...

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Category:
Language Translation Facts
Tags:
Country, China, Localization, Translation, Culture, Language, copywriting

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