Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Game Localization AMT 346 6 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. ŞABAN KÖKTÜRK
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

Res. Assist. Mehmet Cem ODACIOĞLU

Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective

This course focuses on identifying game localization as a different type of translation  and analyzes translations of different games. In doing so, the course also asks for students to localize a game. Here, the target is to detect the students interested in game localization and thus when they graduate, they can therefore be easily employed.

Course Content

In the course, different articles on game localization are to be read and localization of a game is to be applied.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Defines the basic concepts and elements of game localization. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Grasps the process of game localization. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 Has knowledge about the approaches of game localization. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Reaches a position to be a localization expert in a localization project.Analyses the basic concepts of localization. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 Gains the opportunity to play the roles of a localization expert. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 Grasps the elements of game localization. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
Resources
Course Notes <p>1. BERNAL MERINO, Miguel A. (2015), Translation and Localisation in Video Games: Making Entertainment Software Global, Routledge, Londra ve New York.</p> <p>2. CHANDLER, Heather Maxwell ve DEMING, Stephanie O&rsquo;Malley (2012), The Game Localization Handbook (Second Edition), Jones&amp;Bartlett Learning, London.</p>
Course Resources

1. O’HAGAN, Minako ve MANGIRON Carmen (2013), Game Localization, John Benjamins Publishing Companyi Amsterdam ve Philadelphia.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1
2
3
4
5 X
6
7
8
9
10
11
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 15
2. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 15
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 4 64
Mid-terms 1 4 4
Performance Task (Application) 2 2 4
Final examination 1 4 4
Total Workload 140
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.6
dersAKTSKredisi 6