|Publication type:||Conference paper|
|Type of review:||Peer review (publication)|
|Title:||The problem-solving processes of experienced and non-experienced translators|
|Authors:||Hunziker Heeb, Andrea|
|Proceedings:||Language learning and language use - applied linguistics approaches. Papers selected from the Junior Research Meeting|
|Conference details:||3rd Junior Research Meeting for Applied Linguistics, Essen, Germany, 23-25 March 2011|
|Publisher / Ed. Institution:||UVRR|
|Publisher / Ed. Institution:||Duisburg|
|Subjects:||Translation process research; Screen recording; Problem solving; Professional translation|
|Subject (DDC):||418.02: Translating and interpreting|
|Abstract:||In translation process research, translators’ actions and comments can be analysed to make inferences about their cognitive processes during problem solving. As the ability to solve translation problems is considered to be related to the level of translation competence, it is assumed that differences can be detected between experienced professional translators and master’s students of translation when they are confronted with complex translation problems. To test this, data gained from retrospective verbalisation, screen recording and eye tracking was analysed. Results show that while both groups were equally aware of the translation problems, their categorisation of the problems and therefore also their paths to find adequate solutions differed. Among the professionals a higher proportion correctly categorised two translation problems as complex and then made adequate use of external resources to find solutions. On average, the professionals also performed more steps to solve the translation problems than the students. In conclusion, the experienced translators were more likely to adequately approach complex translation problems than the non-experienced translators. In a further step of analysis it would be of interest whether there is a relation between this ability and the quality of the solution.|
|Fulltext version:||Published version|
|License (according to publishing contract):||Licence according to publishing contract|
|Organisational Unit:||Institute of Translation and Interpreting (IUED)|
|Appears in collections:||Publikationen Angewandte Linguistik|
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Hunziker Heeb, A. (2012). The problem-solving processes of experienced and non-experienced translators [Conference paper]. Language Learning and Language Use - Applied Linguistics Approaches. Papers Selected from the Junior Research Meeting, 177–186.
Hunziker Heeb, A. (2012) ‘The problem-solving processes of experienced and non-experienced translators’, in Language learning and language use - applied linguistics approaches. Papers selected from the Junior Research Meeting. Duisburg: UVRR, pp. 177–186.
A. Hunziker Heeb, “The problem-solving processes of experienced and non-experienced translators,” in Language learning and language use - applied linguistics approaches. Papers selected from the Junior Research Meeting, 2012, pp. 177–186.
Hunziker Heeb, Andrea. “The Problem-Solving Processes of Experienced and Non-Experienced Translators.” Language Learning and Language Use - Applied Linguistics Approaches. Papers Selected from the Junior Research Meeting, UVRR, 2012, pp. 177–86.
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