AWEJ for Translation & Literary Studies, Volume 8, Number 2 May 2024 Pp.94-114

Examining the Future of Translator Education: An In-depth Review of Educational Approaches in the Arab Context

Sohar University, Sohar, Oman
Corresponding Author: FKarnichi@su.edu.om


This paper examines the pedagogical and curricular structures used in Arab translation education. It identifies a significant disparity between these pedagogical interventions and the specific requirements of the translation sector, namely in the Arabian Gulf region. The objective is to perform a comprehensive analysis that compares these practices with international norms, emphasizing the immediate necessity for modernization to improve the quality and applicability of translation education in the Arab environment. The research aims to identify disparities between existing educational methods and the requirements of the industry. It also seeks to suggest improvements for curriculum creation by drawing on global best practices. This study makes a significant contribution to the field by providing valuable insights for educators, students, and stakeholders in translation education. It serves as a professional resource for enhancing Arab translation programs to meet the demands of the global market. By conducting thorough study and comparative research, the goal is to support pedagogical innovations that link academic preparation with industry requirements, thus enhancing the professionalization of translation education.

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EL-Karnichi, F. (2024). Examining the Future of Translator Education: An In-depth Review of Educational Approaches in the Arab Context. Arab World English Journal for Translation & Literary Studies 8 (1), .94-114.


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Dr. Fouad El-Karnichi is an assistant professor in Translation Studies and Education at Sohar University, Oman. His areas of research are innovative education practices, teacher/instructor education, and translator education. And engaged in content and course development for online, hybrid delivery of translation & interpreting courses with Colorado State University.