Essential Strategies for Translating eLearning Courses

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Essential Strategies for Translating eLearning Courses

  1. 1. Essential Strategies for Translating eLearning courses
  2. 2. Why should eLearning courses be translated and localized?
  3. 3. Reasons to translate and localize eLearning courses:  Cultural differences
  4. 4. Reasons to translate and localize eLearning courses:  Contextual and legal differences
  5. 5. Important strategies of eLearning translations:
  6. 6. Important strategies of eLearning translations:  Instructional Strategy  Language Strategy  Visual Design Strategy  Audio Strategy  Development Strategy  Outsourcing Strategy
  7. 7. Important strategies of eLearning translations: Instructional Strategy:  Avoid buzz words, jargons and heavy textual content.
  8. 8. Important strategies of eLearning translations: Instructional Strategy:  Effective instructional strategy helps reduce translation costs.
  9. 9. Important strategies of eLearning translations: Language Strategy:  Use widely accepted accent and spellings of the target language.
  10. 10. Important strategies of eLearning translations: Language Strategy:  Choose International English if the original course language is English.
  11. 11. Important strategies of eLearning translations: Visual Design Strategy:  Stick to corporate style guide when using colors and symbols.
  12. 12. Important strategies of eLearning translations: Visual Design Strategy:  Separate text and images for easy translation
  13. 13. Important strategies of eLearning translations: Audio Strategy:  Tone in the eLearning course influences the way people learn.
  14. 14. Important strategies of eLearning translations: Audio Strategy:  Including audio increases translation costs considerably.
  15. 15. Important strategies of eLearning translations: Development Strategy  Cater to differences in languages in terms of space required in the layout.
  16. 16. Important strategies of eLearning translations: Development Strategy  Minimize complexity while developing and integrating courses
  17. 17. Important strategies of eLearning translations: Outsourcing Strategy:  Provide a tidy content with appropriate source files.
  18. 18. Important strategies of eLearning translations: Outsourcing Strategy:  Localize content before translation
  19. 19. Conclusion: Finalizing and Implementing various strategies ensure a smooth process and minimize translation expenses.
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