Monday, March 27
Note: LO = Learning Objective
Session 1: Introduction and Overview
Session 2: Language Software Review
LO: The participant will know which language softwares to use with which language development task
Session 3: Growth Plan
LO: The participants will update their existing growth plans (or receive an appropriate new growth plan).
Session 4: Paratext 8: Installation and registration
LO: To install Paraext 8
LO: To know how to register a user and an project
Session 5: Paratext 8: Migration
LO: To know the steps for successful migration
Tuesday, March 28
Session 1-3: Paratext 8: Project plan
LO: Apply a standard organisational plan to a project.LO: Customize the plan by renaming, adding, deleting and defining tasks.LO: Assign tasks to various team members.
LO: Mark individual tasks as completed for a variety of types of tasks.
LO: Update the progress of an existing project, (i.e. mark complete stages as finished).
Session 4-5: Paratext 8: Biblical terms
LO: To know a practical process for Biblical terms
Wednesday, March 29
Session 1: Paratext 8: Configuration and Resources
LO: Create a new project and configure it
LO: Install Resources from DBL
LO: Use the converting a project tool
Session 2-3: Paratext 8: Notes
Session 4-5: Scripture App Builder
LO: Install Scripture App Builder and dependant software.
LO: Create a scripture app (text only).
LO: Build apps with additional features (splash screens, expiry, etc.)
Scripture App Builder 2017 Scripture App Builder 2017.pptx
SAB Learning Tasks SAB Learning tasks.docx
Thursday, March 30
Session 1: Paratext 8 Parallel Passages / Basic Checks
- Use the Parallel passages tool to compare and contrast parallel texts
- Interpret the green shading in the texts and yellow shading in source texts
- Edit the text to make any necessary corrections
- Ensure that what is the same in the source is the same
- What is different in the source is different in your text
- Keep track of the passages that have been already been checked
- Identify any changes that have been made after marking a parallel text as checked
ParallelPassages EHandout ParallelPassages eHandout.docs
LO: Run basic checks on individual books from the project plan.
LO: Run basic checks on multiple books from the menus
Basic checks spans several chapters of the Paratext 8 training manuals: including setup, and BC1, BC2, BC3
Session 2-3: Paratext 8: Word List
Session 4-5: Paratext 8 Modules / Cross reference tool
LO: Create a Bible module from a supplied Bible module definition
LO: Export a Bible module
LO: Insert cross references (using a supplied XRF file)
LO: Extract cross references from a model text
Friday, March 31
Session 1: Dictionary App Builder
LO: The participant will install the app.
LO: The participant will build a dictionary app
Discuss what are the advantages of having a dictionary on an Android device
Demo the Ga dictionary app
Install Dictionary App Builder
Demo building an Kasem Dictionary App
The participants create a Kasem Dictionary App.
The participants install and run the app on their Android device
The participants build a dictionary app for Kamba or any other language and install it on their Android device on their own.
Session 2-3: Reading App Builder
LO: The participant will install Reading App Builder.
LO: The participant will create an app from a Word document.
LO: The participant will distribute an app to Android device.
Demo an Reading App on an Android device.
Install Reading App Builder.
Demo building a single story app .
The participants create a single a one story app.
The participants create a multi-story app with contents menu with the instructor.
The participants create another multi-story app with contents menu and install it on their Android device on their own.
Session 4-5: Scripture App Builder
LO: Build a scripture app with synchronised audio.
LO: Project: Build an app for a language from your branch.
see earlier session (Wednesday March 29) above for materials
Saturday, April 1
Session 1: Teaching a Workshop
LO: The participants will know to plan a LT workshop
LO: The participants will plan one LT workshop using the workshop planning form
First have each participant from LTCT2016 share their experience from the workshop that they planned at LTCT2016.
Have a discussion on what are the basic element needed for planning a workshop and the ingredients required for a successful workshop. Use WorkshopPlanningNotes.odt as a guideline.
Explain the workshop planning form.
Have each participant plan a workshop for the coming year using the workshop form.
Have each participant will turn in their filled-out form to the instructor.
Session 2: Regular Expressions
Session 3: Problem Solving
LO: The participants will work towards solving many real-life problems.
Monday, April 3
Session 1: Bloom (Frans)
LO: The participants will know how to create a basic book and publish it
Session 2: Bloom (Okumu)
LO: The participants will know to create a shell book
Session 3: Bloom (Benedict)
LO: The participants will know to create a bilingual book
Session 4: Bloom (Musie)
LO: The particiopants will know how to create a decodeable reader
Session 5: Bloom (Alex)
LO: The participants will know how to create to a big book
Tuesday, April 4
Session 1: Bloom (Rauf)
LO: The participants will know how to create a leveled reader
Session 2: Bloom (James)
LO: The participants will how to download and upload books to the Bloom library
Session 3: Bloom (Chawa)
LO: The participants will create custom pages in a book.
Session 4: Bloom (Kent)
LO: The participants will know how to create a talking book.
Session 5: Software Snapshots
LO: Awareness of the updates to some language software applications. Keyman, MLE word list, WeSay and FLEx.
Quick update on status of Keyman
MLE 4000 Word List
- Using the word list in an excel spreadsheet
- Using the word list using WeSay
- Using the word list using FLEx
WeSay - how to do audio in WeSay
FLEx - Changes in version 8.3
Wednesday, April 5
Session 1: Software Snapshots
LO: Awareness of the updates to several language software applications. HearThis, Adapt It, Webonary, Pathway.
Session 2: Regular Expresssion
LO: Perform regular expression searches from other areas in Paratext
LO: Add cards to the Regular Expressions Anki deck for future learning of regular expressions.
see previous session for documents
Session 3: Problem Solving
Session 4: Open Forum
Session 5: Debrief, Evaluation and Closing
LTCT 2017 presentation
Thanks to participants
Thanks to staff