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Course-based language translation Initiative

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Provisional steward: User:Curtbeckmann

Blogger: User:Curtbeckmann

Target launch date: June 15 (to engage instructors for the fall, we need to begin very soon)

Partners: (Organizations, institutions and/or high-profile individuals who can lend energy, resources, publicity and/or credibility to the effort.)

  • Potential:
  • Confirmed:


Talking points: (Make a note whenever a post, tweet, etc, is done on a particular talking point so that we can make sure that each point gets covered over time.)

Specific action requests: (Examples below.)

  1. Tell us about partners and projects we should be aware of by clicking (add link).
  2. Site notices asking for input and participation...
  3. Tell potential interns about the program
  4. Help us define policies related to the program
  5. Help design a program portal
  6. Apply for a three month stint as the "(InitiativeName) Steward" or one of the other volunteers.

Specific volunteer positions sought:

  • Language tools volunteer (technical or semi-technical role): Identify the best tools and resources to aid translators. This includes a bookmarklet or right-click option to look up a word's translation.

Available resources:

Links to key pages:

  • (placeholder for link to blog post that will announce the initiative. update this at launch time.)