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English to Portuguese translation of online university courses

Professional Education, Testing and Certification International Fund

29 Feb 2016 Apply now Share
29 Feb 2016 Apply now Share
Background and objectives
Translation currently needed in accounting, biology, chemistry, economics, electrical engineering, finance, international business, programming, psychology, sociology and statistics. PEOI's courses may contain a thousand documents of text, assignments, review and test questions. Localization of translation is desirable. All PEOI's course pages are in HTML. You will not be responsible for any HTML code, but only for the text in between. Nevertheless, familiarity with HTML is helpful, and especially advanced computer skills.
Physics, geology and geophysics
PEOI is a non-profit organization started in 1999, and now run by over 5000 volunteers, that delivers complete university level courses online in eleven languages free of charge. PEOI's courses include interconnected learning tools with submission of assignments, class discussions and automated graded tests, that allow PEOI to award course completion certificates.
Volunteers: 12 needed
1-5 hours per week / 52 weeks
Apply for this volunteer opportunity ONLY if you have studied a subject listed above in your native language. Advanced computer skills necessary since all work is done online. Please submit CV.
English, Portuguese

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