It’s now widely accepted that nursery and primary school children do best when taught in their mother tongue. But what about for older children in Africa, who normally learn in the national language? Laurinda Luffman investigates.
The selfie, a very modern phenomenon where users take pictures of themselves that they then submit to one or more social media sites, seems harmless enough. After all, what’s wrong with sharing a photo showing us off at our best?
And sharing selfies is something that many of us like to do: hundreds of millions of self-shots get sent and exchanged on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat each and every day. But what if this is all indicative of something more troubling? What if the selfie overload points to a growing narcissism in our culture?
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There are patterns within the trend predictions for 2014 that are worthy of paying attention to. There is strong, if not overwhelming evidence that behaviour patterns of students, educators, employees and professionals are moving towards the use of social tools for learning, working and teaching. Collaborating seamlessly face-to-face and at a distance, bringing the human element to virtual interactions, and personalized learning will prevail in 2014; each facilitated by technology. But it’s not going to be about the technology, it will be about making connections by voice and/or visual, contributing to new knowledge, and learning with and from others—all mediated through social media. It will be the behaviours of students, lifelong learners and educators—their use of technology, specifically social media applications that will influence education in the upcoming year.
When working with corporate clients to ensure their products comply with regulations around the world, it is essential that one keep in mind the important role of foreign language translations. Take, for example, the pharmaceutical sector.
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Students completing the MA in Translation Studies and the MSc in Translation Technology at DCU (Dublin City University), and the MSc in Scientific, Medical and Technical Translation with Translation Technology at UCL (University College London) will...
Great news! We recently uploaded around 30 glossaries from various EU agencies to the glossary links section of our website, covering areas such as finance, environment, insurance, transport, energy and medicine.