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Course Program 2018

Course Program

Return to Africa Nairobi 2018

 

Monday, Apr 16

 

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Note: LO = Learning Objective

 

Session 1: Introduction and Overview

Welcome

Introductions

Purpose

Logistics

Setup

Course Overview

Discussion Questions

Software to be installed

 

Session 2: Language Software Overview

LO:  The participant will know which language softwares to use with which  language development task

Language Software Overview (pdf)

 

Session 3: LangTran

LO: The participant will be able to

  1. set up LangTran for easy access to software on their computer or a flashdrive
  2. set up ResilioSync for easy distribution of files at a workshop over WiFi

LangTran

 

Session 4: Growth Plan

What is a growth plan?

Why the new growth plan?

What does the plan look like?

How to fill in the new growth plan?

Fill in the new growth plan.

Sign-up for a session to review your new growth plan.

 

Session 5: App Builder Installations

LO: The participants will

1. install the three App Builder applications including the Java and Android development kits.

2. Update the SDK installation as needed.

 

Tuesday, Apr 17

 

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Session 1: Paratext 8 -Registration and Migration

LO:

  1. The participants will be able to explain the difference between direct registration and third-party registration
  2. The participants will learn how to exercise their role as Paratext Registry Supporter to troubleshoot registration issues.
    • Know if the registration was made without their Paratext 7 code.
    • Know what version of Paratext a user is using.
    • Know how to remove wrongful registrations for back translations or notes projects.
    • Know if a user has not connected to the Internet in a long time.
    • Know which projects have migrated to Paratext 8
    • Know all the members on a given project
  3. The participants will review Migration issues and know how to use a migration checklist.
  4. The participants will be able to perform a project conversion when necessary.

Session 2: Paratext 8 - Spell Check

LO:

  1. The participants will know to do global spell checking
  2. The participants will know how to do local spell checking
  3. The participants will know what not to do for spell check.

Spell Check (ppt)

Session 3: Paratext 8 - Parallel Passages

LO: The participants will

  1. use the Parallel passages tool to compare and constrast a variety of parallel passages.
  2. make changes as necessary
  3. track the passages which have been checked
  4. use the filters to identify any passages which have changed since they were checked.

Session 4: Bloom

LO:

  1. The participant will know how to create and publish a basic book.
  2. The participants will know to create shell book.
  3. The participants will know to create a talking book
  4. The participants will know to create  language specific templates

Learning Tasks:

1.      Create a new collection called Basic Books 2018.

2.      Create a basic book using the Agama story.

3.      Publish the Agama book as a pdf file.

4.      Create a new collection call Shell Books 2018

5.      Create a shell book using Lost Sheep story.

6.      Make the Agama Book into a talking book.

7.      Publish the Agama book as a taking e-pub book

8.      Create a language specific templates for English (see create language specific templates.pdf)

 

Session 5: NRSI Report (David)

 

 

Wesnesday, Apr 18

 

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Session 1: Paratext 8 - Project Plan Setup

LO:

  1. The participants will know how to create a project plan from a base plan.
  2. The participants will know how to modify a project plan
  3. The participants will know how to configure task settings
  4. The participants will know how to assign automatic checks to stages
  5. The participants will assign tasks to team members

 

Session 2-3: Paratext 8 - Using Project Plan

LO: The participants will

  1. use the project plan to identified tasks which have been assigned to them.
  2. mark individual tasks as completed for a variety of types of tasks (by project, book or chapter).
  3. bulk update the progress of an ongoing project, (i.e. mark complete stages as finished)
  4. display the progress of your project
  5. display a progress graph.

Session 4: Reading App Builder

LO:
The participants will know what types of documents and files can be used to create a Reading App
The participants will know how to apply audio files to a Reading App and synchronize the results
The participants will be able to configure the app to compile and install directly to their Android phone
The participants will be able to use Audacity to create timing files for audio enabled apps.
 

Session 5: Teaching a workshop

LO:

  1. The participants will know to plan a LT workshop
  2. The participants will plan one LT workshop  using the workshop planning form

 

Thursday, Apr 19

 

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Session 1:  Paratext 8  - Back Translations

LO: The participants will

  1. Create a back translation project (based on the translation project).
  2. Enter the back translation for a number of verses.
  3. Set the satus of  translated verses as finished.
  4. Identify verses which have changed after they were finished.
  5. Setup interlineariser to generate an interlinearised back translation.
  6. Add glosses to words, break words into morphemes, link words into phrases, add words as needed to interlinearise a number of verses.

Session 2: Paratext 8 - Using Paratext with Logos

 

Session 3: Paratext 8 - Setting up for Success

 

Session 4: Bloom

LO:

  1. The participants will be aware of the new features in Bloom
  2. The participanfs will know how to put a book in the Bloom Reader
  3. The participants will know to create  language specific templates

Learning Tasks

  1. Continue to create a language specific templates for English (see create language specific templates.pdf)
  2. Install Bloom Reader on an Android device.  Published the Agama talking book using Bloom Reader
  3. Demo the following:
    • Zoom in and out a page
    • Input special characters by holding key down.
    • Choose a topic for the front cover
    • Add a logo to title page
    • Add a text box to an image

Session 5: LSDev Report (John)

 

Friday, Apr 20

 

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Session 1:  Regiular Expressions

 

Session 2: HearThis (John)

 

Session 3: Reading App Builder

 

Session 4: Scripture App Builder

 

LO: The participants will

  1. create apps suitable for reviewers (with annotation feature).
  2. create apps that allows the text to be edited.
  3. create a variety of apps suitable for readers/listeners thatinclude both new and existing features.
  4. Use aenaes to synchronise the audio files.
  5. Use the App publishing checklist to see if you are ready to distribute.

Session 5: Language Forge

LO:

  1. The participant will know how to build an online lexicon using language forge

 

 

Saturday, Apr 21

 

Session 1: Problem Solving

LO

  1. Work towards solving many real-life problems. (These will include activities related to target competencies in their growth plans).
  2. Share their ideas of possible solutions with the group.

Learning Tasks:

1.     Choose an initial problem to solve.

2.     Plan a possible solution.

3.     Implement that plan, and adjust as necessary.

4.     Report to the instructor on your  solution.

5.     Repeat for other problems as time permits.

 

Session 2-3: Keyman

LO: Participants will

  1. Design a keyboard on paper
  2. Set up Keyman Developer and create a project.
  3. Transfer the keyboard design to Keyman Developer using character map and drag and drop.
  4. Do some basic coding for keyboard logic
  5. Create a visual keyboard
  6. Create a touch keyboard for mobile devices
  7. Test and distribute the keyboard as a Keyman Package

Course content: Keyman Developer 10 - Beginning

Monday, Apr 23

 

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Session 1:  FLEx 8 - Lexicon Edit 1 (Jeremiah)

Objectives:

  1. The participants will know how to add entries in the lexicon
  2. The participants will know how to find entries in the lexicon.
  3. The participants will know how to delete entries in the lexicon.
  4. The participants will know how to add multiple senses in the lexicon
  5. The participants will know how to add homographs in the lexicon.
  6. The participants will know how to merge entries and senses in the lexicon
  7. The participants will know how to configure the columns in the Entries pane.

Session 2:  FLEx 8 - Lexicon Edit 2 (Benedict)

Objectives:

  1. The participants will know how to change the field visibility of a field in the lexicon
  2. The participants will know how to add and edit affixes in the lexicon.
  3. The participants will know how to add and edit variants in the lexicon.
  4. The participants will know how to add and edit complex forms in the lexiconn

Session 3:  FLEx 8 - Import (David)

Objectives:

  1. The participants will know how to create new project in FLEx.
  2. The participants will know how to import standard format (SFM) lexicon file into FLEx
  3. The participants will know how to import a LIFT lexicon file into FLEx.
  4. The participants will know how to export a lexicon as a SFM or as a LIFT file.

Session 4:  FLEx 8 - Interlinearization (Stephen)

  1. The participants will know how to add text to the baseline tab in Text & Words section
  2. The participants will know how to interlinearize text using the Analyze tab.
  3. The participants will know how to add a lexeme to the lexicon via the Interlinearization process.
  4. The participants will know how to add a free translation for text.
  5. The participants will know how to add a note to the text.
  6. The participants will know to configure the interlinear lines.

Session 5:  FLEx 8 - Word Collection ( James)

Objectives:

  1. The participants will know how to add words to the lexicon using semantic domains.
  2. The participants will know how to generate a classified dictionary.

 

Tuesday, Apr 24

 

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Session 1: FLEx 8 - Publication (Musie)

  1. The participants will know how to configure the dictionary.
  2. The participants will know how to use pathway for generating a publishable dictionary.
  3. The participants will know how to create stylesheet in Pathway using the Pathway configuration tool.
  4. The participants will know how to publish a lexicon to Webonary.

 

Session 2: FLEx 8 - Parsing (Frans)

  1. The participants will know how to use the parser to parse a word.
  2. The participants will know how to use the parser to parse text.
  3. The participants will know how to use word analysist feature to approve and assign analyses.

Session 3: FLex 8 - Collaboration (Rauf)

Objectives:

  1. The participqnts will know to verify that FLEx is using the current FLExBridge.
  2. The participants will know how to collaborate between two FieldWorks project on separate PCs.
  3. The participants will know how to collaborate between a FieldWorks lexicon and a WeSay project.

Session 4: Software Snapshots

 

Session 5: Scripture App Builder

Continuation of Friday's sessions

 

Wednesday, Apr 25

 

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Session 1: Dictionary App Builder

LO:  The participant will know how to build a dictionary app

 

Session 2-3: Problem Solving

Continuation of Saturday's sessions

 

Session 4: Software Snapshots

 

Session 5: Debrief and Evaluation

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