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Research Methods in Translation and Interpreting Studies (I): Foundations and Data Analysis

(Distance Learning)

This course gives access to the advanced course Research Methods in Translation and Interpreting Studies (II): Specific Research and Scientific
Communication Skills, which will run from 20 February to mid-June 2017.

Are you considering doctoral or pre-doctoral studies? Are you a PhD student? Are you conducting research in Translation and Interpreting (T&I) Studies, and looking to hone your methodological skills?  Would you like to join an international community of researchers with similar needs? If so, this continuing education course is designed for you. Familiarize yourself with the research methods currently used in T&I Studies, develop the skills you need to conduct a large-scale research project, collaborate with other researchers in your field… all via a one-of-a-kind, interactive on-line platform that allows you to avoid travel and lodging fees and accommodate your other professional and/or educational obligations.
This course gives access to the advanced course Research Methods in Translation and Interpreting Studies (II): Specific Research and Scientific
Communication Skills, which will run from 20 February to mid-June 2017. 
Objectives

Learn how to formulate a research question
Understand the role of values and ethics in scientific inquiry
Become familiar with qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods in empirical research
Audience PhD students, Prospective PhD students and postgraduates holding an MA or equivalent degree in translation, interpreting, translation technology, multilingual communication management or a related area.
Professionals and researchers who wish to enhance their research skills in these areas.
Programme The course is composed of five activities (approximately 125 hours,
including all individual work). Participants choose between activities 3A and 3B according to their research focus:
1.   Formulating research questions
2.   Identifying research ethics issues in your research project
3A. Qualitative data analysis
3B. Quantitative data analysis
4.   Mixed methods
5.   Open Day (presentation of research projects)
Directors Prof. Pierrette BOUILLLON, Prof. Annarita FELICI, Prof. Lucía RUIZ ROSENDO, Faculty of Translation and Interpreting (FTI), University of Geneva
Co-ordinators Dr Cornelia GRIEBEL, Dr Ashley RIGGS, Dr Violeta SERETAN, University of Geneva
Duration
26 September - mid-December 2016

Registration deadline
18 September 2016

Tuition fees
CHF 1000 / CHF 700 (students)

Information
On the programme:
Dr Cornelia Griebel
cornelia.griebel@unige.ch
Dr Ashley Riggs
ashley.riggs@unige.ch
Dr Violeta Seretan
violeta.seretan@unige.ch

On the registration process:
Sandra Lancoud
FTI
+41(0)22 379 98 92
sandra.lancoud@unige.ch Download the Programme

 

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