Week 1: Preparing for your project


Week 1 of Language Technology Program (LTP) Training focuses on the administration and management of files, installation of necessary software, and general suggestions about how to begin and successfully run a language project with a technological component adhering to protocols and ethics.

Getting Started

Review the following articles to help complete the weekly tasks and enhance your project:

This week, we will look at:

Set Up Your Language Site

Language Site Roles

Set Up Your Alphabet

Taking Stock (DiGI-Specific)

Manage Your Files

Installing Software

Consult Your Community

Work with Language Speakers

Who Can See Your Language Entries (FV-specific)

Weekly Tasks

This week's tasks are meant to help prepare you and your team for the next weeks of training.

For teams with multiple components, please complete all relevant weekly tasks.

For teams with a FirstVoices Component, your task is to assign roles to team members!

For teams who are new to FirstVoices, your task is to set up your site! 

For teams with a Digitization Component, go ahead and start an Inventory spreadsheet!

Be sure to complete the tasks that pertain to your team before continuing to Week 2!

Please let kyra@fpcc.ca or ben@fpcc.ca know when you have done so and reach out for assistance or if you have questions about the tasks.

For Next Week

There is a lot of content for Week 1 of LTP Training. It is encouraged to periodically refresh and review articles and modules throughout the month of training and your project.

Metadata is important in all language technology project but especially in a Digitization project.

In preparation for next week's content, please budget some time to review this module again.

Please review this module: Module 6: What is Metadata? 

Webinar recordings

Missed our Week 1 sessions? Want to review the information to solidify your learning?

Check out the recording of our Dev Team Meet & Greet:

Audacity and BWF MetaEdit software set up:

Week 1 Summary Webinar: