Online Training for the Language IndustriesTranslation and Interpreting Training in the Digital Era

  1. Verónica Arnáiz Uzquiza 1
  2. María Teresa Ortego Antón 1
  1. 1 Universidad de Valladolid

    Universidad de Valladolid

    Valladolid, España


Transletters.: International Journal of Translation and Interpreting

ISSN: 2605-2954

Year of publication: 2023

Issue Title: New Trends in the Theory and Practice of Translation and Interpreting

Volume: 7

Issue: 1

Pages: 81-98

Type: Article

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Language industries (LIs) keep growing while language professionals are required to beproficientin novel skills to meet new market needs. Within this context,an institutional consortium launched the EU-funded FOIL initiative (Formación Online para las Industrias de la Lengua-Online Training for Language Industries, 2020-1-ES01-KA226-HE-096155). The FOIL initiative seeks to bridge the gap between the industryand higher-education curricula proposing an innovative, inclusive training model taking the most out of technological advances, and providing a new, industry-oriented and research-based qualification. This paper discusses the online modular training model, focusingspecifically on its goals, and thefive independent and complementary training modulesthat integrate its structure,as well asthe profile and needs of its prospective users.

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