PODCAST | Francesca Raffi interviews Rocío Bernabé Caro, Deputy Head of the Professional College of Translation and Interpreting of the SDI in Munich (Germany).
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Respeakers, velotypists, live captioners and real-time subtitlers, speech-to-text reporters and interpreters, and all related professionals are invited to this one-day event on real-time intralingual subtitling. Live Text Access (LTA) is an EU funded project that tackles the current need of an open-source certified training program with harmonised competence-based modules and quantified credits for higher educational (ECTS) and vocational (ECVETS) training.At this last event, LTA partners will report about the final stage of the project and give an overview about the achievements so far. They will present the elaborated materials, and outline the importance of the quality assessment. The LTA certificate will be explained and an overview of the developments in the field will be provided. Furthermore, a live speech-to-text competition will be part of the event. The program also includes speeches that will approach the view of the end-users of speech-to-text-services. And during the networking sessions, participants will have the opportunity to exchange their views and ideas on current developments. A live speech-to-text competition will take place too!
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Rocío Bernabé Caro: MA in Translation (UGR) and MA in Accessible Technologies (UNIR), deputy Head of the Professional College of Translation and Interpreting of the SDI in Munich (Germany) and tenured lecturer at the SDI University of Applied Languages. She has worked as a specialized staff translator for almost twenty years and has ten years of teaching experience. As former Head of Quality Management and of the Lecturer Training Program at SDI, she implemented a Learner Centred Quality Management System (LQW) as well as a training program for lecturers. Furthermore, she was various years in charge of the didactic support and lecturer’s training of the Moodle-E-Learning-Platform of the SDI München. Her interest on accessibility and technology motivated her to pursue a MA degree in Accessible Technologies, where she dedicated her thesis to studying the User Centred Design approach of Easy-to-Read digital projects. An article on this topic will be published in December in La Revista Española de Discapacidad. Currently, her work is focused on accessibility in the field of translation. She is also a member of the International Association of Accessibility Professionals.