E-learning Translation – Should You Localize or Internationalize?

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So, instead of trying to localize the e-learning courses, internationalize them. What is Localization? Localization, which is sometimes written as l10n , refers to the process of making a product specific to a region. What is Internationalization?

Translation and Localization Of eLearning Content

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Why Localization is important? Most of the global companies train their employees in the English language. People with English as their mother tongue can follow the flow with ease, but other people will find it linguistically difficult to follow.

What’s the Difference Between Localization, Translation, and Globalization? 

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The terms localization, translation and globalization are closely linked, but with variations that can be confusing. Localization. This is the adaptation of a product to ensure that it meets the requirements of a specific local market, i.e. a ‘locale’.

6 Best Practices of E-learning Content Localization

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As the Internet becomes increasingly multilingual, companies are compelled to translate and localize their online content, and web-based learning materials are no exception. Have a clear idea of the target audiences of your localized e-learning courses.

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also be able to easily ‘localize’ each language. 12 Ways to Get the Most. Out of Your Authoring Tool gomolearning.com @gomolearning eBook 1 11Index: Table of contents What should you look for and expect. from a modern authoring tool? saturated market, we’ve designed.

E-Learning Localization – It’s All About the Details

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One of the keys to boost your e-learning courses, regardless of whether they are part of a company training or meant for college students, is to localize them. It means to adapt it to the target audience by taking into account the locale specifications.

An Essential Overview Of Localization Technologies For Successful Implementation Of Localized L&D Content

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Localizing training content has also proven to accelerate productivity, reduce lost time, mitigate injury claims and improve employee retention. Here is a quick summary of the technologies available for localization services.

The What, Why, and How of eLearning Localization!

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Localizing them is vital. Read this blog to gain insights on eLearning localization. eLearning Design eLearning LocalizationMerely translating your eLearning courses is never enough.

Centralized Vs De-Centralized Localization… What Is The Best Strategy?

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Should you manage the process at the hub of your corporate Learning and Development operations or push this task to the local office? In this article, we'll compare centralized vs. de-centralized localization strategies.

Essential Tips To Deliver Localized Training Over Personal Mobile Devices

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Localization of courses is important when it comes to training diversified audiences. With technological innovations and mobile learning development, localization has developed significantly over the past few years. How to Localize E-Learning Content Effectively?

The Role Of Neural Machine Translation In eLearning Localization

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Localization eLearning Localization Benefits eLearning Translation Best Practices Free eLearning eBooksCorporations need to communicate with international audiences more than ever before.

ELearning Association Local Chapters

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In either case, below are some elearning organizations that are likely to have local chapters near you. I should also note that joining the parent organization does not enroll you into the local chapters. You will need to pay separate dues to the local group should you decide to join.

What's The Difference Between Localization, Translation And Globalization?

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We'll discuss the complexities involved with globalization and localization and the elements that you must consider with eLearning initiatives, in particular. Localization eLearning Localization Benefits eLearning Translation eLearning Translation Best Practices Free eLearning eBooks

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Localization: Training & Development in Chile

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It's highly recommended to translate and localize your training materials to make the greatest impact on Chilean learners. Localization TechComm Technical Communications Technology training

Localization: Writing for Translation

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This includes ambiguous ethnicity for people and locales that can relate to many countries or areas. Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite eLearning ePub Help Authoring Localization mLearning Technical Communications Technology training by Jen Weaver. Have you ever borrowed someone else's notes to try to study for an exam or understand a topic? You probably found that it was more difficult to fully grasp a concept when using someone else's thoughts.

Localization: Training & Development in Colombia

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Localization training by Jen Weaver    Continuing on our journey around the world, today we arrive in the Republic of Colombia. Let's explore some common cultural facts about Colombians and their expectations when it comes to training and development.

eLearning Localization: What, Why and How? [Infographic]

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Familiar with eLearning translation, but need insights about eLearning localization? An infographic on what eLearning localization is, why it’s important, and how it impacts learning. Training Translations eLearning localization

Localization & eLearning: The Translation Process

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Localization Engineering/Desktop publishing. Localization engineers/desktop publishers will ensure all components of the project have been fully localized. Localization engineers will sync audio files to the animations, ensuring all files are running properly. Delivery of final file (Java, XML, HTML, other formats), tested to ensure all localized components are in working order (audio is synced with animation, etc). by Jen Weaver.

The 3 Biggest Challenges Of Training Content Localization

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Localization Corporate Learning And Development eLearning Content Development eLearning Localization Benefits Free eLearning eBooksFor Learning & Development professionals, achieving engagement is key!

Localizing Video For eLearning: Best Practices For Multilingual Voiceovers

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When localizing video for eLearning, you have a choice between subtitles or voiceovers. Avoid problems during eLearning localization by following these best practices. Subtitles are more cost-effective, but voiceovers are better for demonstrations.

Do You Know What eLearning Localization Is All About? [Infographic]

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Are you aware of the importance of eLearning localization? Find out why eLearning localization is as important as translation in eLearning development. Training Translations eLearning Translations

Localization: Training & Development in Norway

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And if you love Jen's articles, check out her new  Localization mini courses. Documentation e-learning eLearning Localization Technical Communications Technical Writing by Jen Weaver      As we make our way towards Scandinavia, let's explore some common cultural facts about Norwegians and their expectations when it comes to Training & Development.    Test your knowledge of Norwegian Culture. True or False?

Localization: Training & Development in Australia

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When looking for every-day examples and scenarios, use sports and local sights rather than political or religious examples. While translation is not necessarily needed for training materials going to Australia, localization of key phrases and images may be beneficial. Localization training by Jen Weaver.

Localization: Training & Development in Argentina

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Localization Technical Communications training by Jen Weaver. In a previous article I discussed the importance of knowing your target market--their culture, customs, and expectations. This week I'll explore the cultural nuances of the Latin American culture, specifically in Argentina. Test your general knowledge of Argentinean culture with the Fun-Fact questions below. The _ is the national dance obsession in Argentina.

Localization: Training & Development in Belgium

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Localization Technical Communications training by Jen Weaver    Did you know that Belgium is the European country with the most complex language legislation? But what does complex language legislation mean, and how does it impact training and development?    Belgium is comprised of four linguistic regions but only has three national languages (the Brussels-Capital region is bilingual).

Localization: Training & Development in Brazil

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Localization TechComm Technical Communications training by Jen Weaver    In honor of the recent holidays, in this week's article we visit with Papai Noel who leaves his home in Greenland and brings us to the warm climate of Brazil. Brazil's Santa Claus sometimes dons a red silk suit to survive the heat of a summer Christmas and came through the front door on Christmas Eve since fireplaces are rare in this country.

Factors That Drive Cost And Schedule In Localization Of eLearning Content

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When it becomes necessary to translate and localize training or eLearning content for a global audience, the process can be quite complex. Learn about the factors that drive cost and schedule so that your localization efforts will stay on time and on budget.

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Localization & eLearning: What Languages Should You Use?

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eLearning ePub Help Authoring Localization mLearning Technical Communications by Jen Weaver. Congratulations! Your English eLearning course has achieved such tremendous success that your company is ready to produce the materials in additional languages. Often this request flows from a grand vision--your products and services spanning the globe with clients and students in every continent and every country.

Localization: Training and Development in China

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While many business executives are fluent in English, give careful consideration to the benefits of localizing and translating your materials. Localization training

Localization: Training & Development in Canada

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Localization TechComm Technical Communications Technology training by Jen Weaver    While close in proximity, Canada--our neighbor to the north--is quite different from the U.S. Let's explore some common cultural facts about Canadians and their expectations when it comes to training and development.    Test Your Knowledge of Canadian Culture. English and French are the official languages of Canada. What is the third most common language? German. Chinese.

The Importance Of eLearning Localization For The Success Of Your Global Training Program

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This article evaluates the impact and ROI of localization. Localization eLearning Localization Benefits eLearning ROI eLearning Translation Best Practices Free eLearning eBooks

Localization: Training & Development in the Netherlands

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While it's difficult as a perceived outsider to form relationships with the Dutch, you'll find friendship and mutual respect go a long way in gaining buy-in from your students and local contacts. And if you love Jen's articles, check out her new  Localization mini courses. Localization training UA User Assistance User Experience UX by Jen Weaver      Ah, the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Localization: Training and Development in New Zealand

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And if you love Jen's articles, check out her new Localization mini courses. Localization TechComm Technical Communications Technical Writing training by Jen Weaver. As cold weather looms in the United States, our friends in New Zealand are preparing for the summer season. Let's take a warm excursion to the Southern Hemisphere to explore some common cultural facts about New Zealanders and their expectations when it comes to training and development.

Localization: Training and Development in Italy

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  If you like Jen's articles, you'll love her live, online  Localization classes. Localization TechComm Technical Communications training UA User Assistance User Experience UX by Jen Weaver      We love their wine, culture, and food. But what do we know about Italians and their expectations when it comes to training and development? If your answer is "not much," keep reading! Test Your Knowledge of Italian Culture.

Localization: Training and Development in Egypt

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Localization TechComm Technical Communications UA UX by Jen Weaver    Many events in Egypt's history have had an impact on tourism, but your business needs may still require training and development in Egypt. Let's explore some common cultural facts about Egyptians and their expectations when it comes to training and development.    Test Your Knowledge of Egyptian Culture: Is Arabic read from right to left or left to right? True or False?