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dr Mariusz Marczak

Assistant Professor at the Chair for Translation Studies and Intercultural Communication. A graduate of the Faculty of Philology at the University of Łódź. He holds a PhD in Linguistics, which he obtained at the University of Warsaw. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Translator Education and Translation Studies and the Secretary of the Consortium for Translation Education Research (CTER). Professionally he specialises in website localisation. He teaches a specialization course, involving telecollaborative team translation of LSP texts, CAT Tools and Postediting, Economic translation an MA seminar which focuses on: the use of digital technologies in translation and issues in contemporary translator education.

Research interests

  • The use of digital technologies in translation and foreign language teaching
  • Developing translator competence
  • Developing intercultural competence

Membership in professional associations

  • Modern Language Association of Poland (PTN)
  • Consortium for Translation Education Research (CTER)
  • Cracow Society for the Promotion of Language Studies (Tertium)
  • Polish Society of Applied Linguistics (PTLS)

Major conferences

  1. Marczak, M. 2019. “So What’s in It for Me? Investigating Learning Outcomes in Authentic Traslation Projects”. 2nd APTIS Conference, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Anglia.
  2. Marczak, M. 2019. “Between the Lines in the GPE Project: Using Interaction Markers to Investigate Rapport in Live Chat Student-Student Exchanges”. 12th Annual GPE Conference, Bogota, Kolumbia
  3. Marczak, M. 2018. MSU “Emergentist Translator Education: A Data-Mining Approach to Competence Assessment in Telecollaborative Translation Projects.” Conference on Translation Pedagogy, Montclair, NJ, USA.
  4. Marczak, M. 2018. “From (Simple?) Questions to the Big Picture: Autobiography of Intercultural Encounters as a Tool for Stimulating Reflection in the GU Project”. GPE XI Conference, Nijmegen, Holandia.
  5. Marczak, M. 2018. “Up and Down the Vortex: Educators' Response to Translator Competence Viewed as an Emergent Phenomenon.” Translating Europe, Warszawa.
  6. Marczak, M. 2017. “Concordancing for soft skills: Broadening the learning experience in telecollaborative translation projects at university level.” 17th Annual Portsmouth Translation Conference, Portsmouth, UK.
  7. Marczak, M. 2017. “How to Put the Horse Back in Front of the Cart: From Emergentist Teaching to Syllabus Design.” Translata III Conference, Innsbruck, Austria.
  8. Marczak, M. 2017. “Tapping into the Culture of Telecollaborative Translation: Students’ Insights into Telecollaboration in Translator Education.” Found in Translation: Translation as Cultural Dissemination from the Middle Ages, Bergamo, Włochy.
  9. Marczak, M. 2017. “Cloud Computing and Telecollaboration in Translator Education.” 3rd International Conference on Language, Literature and Culture in Education, Wenecja, Włochy.
  10. Marczak, M. 2016. “Translator Education in the Cloud: Students' Perceptions of Telecollaborative Experience.” 16th Annual Portsmouth Translation Conference, Portsmouth, UK. 
  11. Marczak, M. 2016. “Translator Education 2.0 - students' perspective on Web 2.0-enhanced telecollaboration as added value in translator education.” Telecollaboration Conference, Dublin, Irlandia.
  12. Marczak, M. 2016. “The Applicability of Intercultural Approaches to the Development of Translation Competence at University Level.” The Fifth International Research Conference. Education, English Language Teaching, English Language and Literature in English, Tbilisi, Gruzja.

Selected publications

  1. Marczak, M. & Bondarenko, O. (2021). Translator education in Poland and Ukraine: does the academia vs industry gap persist? The Interpreter and Translator Trainer, DOI: 10.1080/1750399X.2021.1891516
  2. Marczak, M. & Krajka, J. (2019). A Tale of Two Cities: Specialised Translator Training at University Level in Poland. Scripta Manent 14(1), pp. 18-48.
  3. Marczak, M. (2018). Translation Pedagogy in the Digital Age. How digital technologies have been altering translator education. Angles 7. Online: http://angles.saesfrance.org/index.php?id=1556
  4. Marczak, M. (2018). Comprehension Approach”. In Liontas, J.I (ed.) The TESOL Encyclopedia of English Language Teaching, First Edition. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Blackwell, pp. 1304-1310.
  5. Krajka, J., Marczak, M. (2017). Telecollaboration Projects in Translator Education - Design, Implementation and Evaluation. In Smyrnova-Trybulska, E. (ed.) Effective Development of Teachers' Skills in the Area of ICT and E-Learning. Cieszyn: University of Silesia - NOA.
  6. Marczak, M. (2017). Concordancer-Enhanced Reflection in Telecollaborative Translation Projects at University Level. Między oryginałem a przekładem, 38, pp. 145-168.
  7. Marczak, M., Krajka, J. 2016. Assessing Intercultural Communicative Competence in Learning Management Systems, In Rahman, M. (ed.) Integrating Technology and Culture: Strategies and Innovations in ELT. Yking Books, Jaipur, India, 295-315.
  8. Gajewska-Dyszkiewicz, A., Paczuska, K., Marczak, M., Pitura, J., Muszyński, M., Szpotowicz, M. 2016. Osiągnięcia gimnazjalistów w zakresie języka angielskiego. Podstawa programowa wciąż niezrealizowana. Języki Obce w Szkole 2/2016, pp. 90-98.
  9. Marczak, M., Krajka, J. , Malec, W. 2016. Web-Based Assessment and Language Teachers From Moodle to WebClass, International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning 26(1), pp. 44-59.
  10. Marczak, M. 2015. “Using Videoconferencing Software to Maintain Classroom Presence for Absent Students.” In Turula, A., Chojnacka, M. (eds.) CALL for Bridges between School and Academia. Peter Lang, Germany.
  11. Gajewska-Dyszkiewicz, A., Marczak, M., Paczuska, K., Pitura, J. i Kutyłowska, K. (2015). Efekty nauczania języka angielskiego na III etapie edukacyjnym. Raport końcowy Badania uczenia się i nauczania języków obcych w gimnazjum i Badania umiejętności mówienia. Warszawa: Instytut Badań Edukacyjnych.
  12. Marczak, M. (2013). Communication and Information Technology in (Intercultural) Language Teaching. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

List of publications in Jagiellonian University Repository