2021 TFLTA Workshop: General - "How do you solve a problem like Google Translate"
Presenter: Errol O'Neill; This workshop is focused on the issue of online translation use. Based on previous research, this hands-on session covers 1) the basics and lesser-known features of Google Translate 2) a summary of some of its strengths and weaknesses 3) examples allowing attendees to explore Google Translate for their language(s) 4) an overview of alternate tools such as online dictionaries, and 5) an open discussion of policies and activities instructors can develop to encourage (or discourage) their students' use of these technologies.
Language focus: All languages
Levels: All levels