Translation in Humanities TRAJ 241

 

Translation in Humanities Syllabus – Fall 2019
 

Course Code & No.:
TRAJ 241
Credit Hours: 2 hrs Course Instructor:
Sara Aldawood
Semester:
1st, Fall 2019
Main Course Goals:
Introducing students to the concept and nature of sight translation.
Introducing students to the practice of sight translation from and into Arabic language and familiarizing students with the linguistic, cognitive and psychological skills sight translation requires.
Course Texts: A selection of texts on various topics.
Assessment:
Midterm 1: 20pts            Quiz: 10pts
Midterm 2: 25pts            Participation: 5 pts                                       Final exam: 40pts  
Office: S 48 Office hours: Mon 12-1:30, Thurs 10-11:45
Instructor’s Email:
saaldawood@ksu.edu.sa
 
 
Absence Warning: 25% & above                 Banning from final exam: 25% & above
Important Reminders:
(1) Since language accuracy is core to translation and interpreting, expect strict, detailed grading of all language errors, in all courses.
(2) Right after being absent from an exam, a valid verifiable excuse must be presented to the exam committee for approval. Location: G/16
(3) No points will be awarded for (a) cheating in any exam and/or (b) plagiarism: using other people’s work without proper citation.
For further info on KSU’s plagiarism policies and detection tools, check this link: http://35302.wikispaces.com/file/view/plagiarism+handbook+2011.pdf
(4) A more severe penalty will be implemented upon repeated cheating and/or plagiarism.
(5) Abayas must be removed during class and exams; phones must be switched off and only used for emergencies.
(6) A Psychological Counseling Center is available to students on campus, if needed.
Tentative Weekly Schedule  
Week Gregorian Hijri Lesson  
1 Thurs.,
Aug. 29
28/12/1440 Registration week (dropping/adding courses)  
2 Sun.,
Sep. 1
2/1/1441 TEXT 1  
3 Sun.,
Sep. 8
9/1/1441 TEXT 2  
4 Sun.,
Sep. 15
15/1/1441 TEXT 3  
5 Sun.,
Sep. 22
23/1/1441  
*National Day Holiday: Mon., Sep. 23
 
6 Sun.,
Sep. 29
30/1/1441 TEXT 4  
7 Sun.,
Oct. 6
7/2/1441 Text 5  
8 Sun.,
Oct. 13
14/2/1441 1st Mid-term Exam  
9 Sun.,
Oct. 20
21/2/1441 TEXT 6  
10 Sun.,
Oct. 27
28/2/1441 Quiz + TEXT 7  
11 Sun.,
Nov. 3
6/3/1441 Text 8 & 9  
12 Sun.,
Nov. 10
13/3/1441 2nd Mid-term Exam
 
 
13 Sun.,
Nov. 17
20/3/1441 TEXT 10
*Last day to drop courses: Thurs., Nov. 21
 
14 Sun.,
Nov. 24
27/3/1441 TEXT 11  
15 Sun.,
Dec. 1
4/4/1441 REVISION  
16 Sun.,
Dec. 8
11/4/1441 COLT’S ORAL EXAMS WEEK  
FINAL EXAMS  
 
Mid-Year Break
From: Sunday  7/5/1441 هـ    -   2/1/2020 م
 
To: Thurs.  21/5/1441 هـ    -    16/1/2020 م
From: Sunday  7/5/1441 هـ    -   2/1/2020 م         
  
To: Thurs.  21/5/1441 هـ    -    16/1/2020 م
           
Course Materials