Aston University
Aston University
This talk explores how the languages we speak shape our use and experience of the internet. Through a series of examples, students will reflect on language barriers in digital culture. We will address the importance of developing effective language and translation skills in this rapidly evolving context. at Aston University

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Exploring the Digital Language Divide: Why does it matter?

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Event Summary:

This talk explores how the languages we speak shape our use and experience of the internet. Through a series of examples, students will reflect on language barriers in digital culture. We will address the importance of developing effective language and translation skills in this rapidly evolving context.

Full Event Details:

This talk will explore the ways in which the languages we speak shape our use and experience of the internet. Through a series of examples, including Wikipedia and TikTok, students will be encouraged to reflect on the significance of language barriers in digital culture, both for individual web users and for global society. In the final section, we will address the increasing importance and value of developing effective language and translation skills in this rapidly evolving context.
To access this online talk, please use the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/exploring-the-digital-language-divide-why-does-it-matter-tickets-105947872940?ref=estw

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)

Duration:

Short Session



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