Dec 06, 2023
CRC 103 - Machine Shorthand Theory 3 Credits: 8
Continues the study of theory and develops skill in writing dictation and reading notes with practice on new and familiar material. Students should attain 40 wpm with a minimum of 95 percent accuracy in a typewritten transcription.
Enrollment Requirement: CRC 102 .
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:
- Practice writing textbook and lab exercises with each lesson until 95% accuracy or better is achieved.
- Memorize and demonstrate knowledge of brief forms, words, numbers, and punctuation through weekly tests.
- Develop an ability to read shorthand notes fast and smoothly through timings in class.
- Write shorthand notes smoothly without hesitation from perfect-copy notes.
- Demonstrate awareness of computer writing while learning theory. This includes consistency, accuracy, and conflict-free writing.
- Maintain and care for the shorthand machine.
- Read, write, and understand a realtime theory.
- Write unfamiliar two-voice and multi-voice testimony, literary, and jury charge, material.
- Demonstrate the ability to write increased level of vocabulary, including legal and medical vocabulary.
- Apply machine writing skills on legal, medical, and technical terminology.
- Demonstrate natural, smooth read back of shorthand notes.
- Demonstrate correct spelling, punctuation, proofreading skills, and English in the production of typed material.
- Demonstrate and apply knowledge of realtime technology through the production of transcripts and/or captions.
- Build, maintain, and implement personal and job dictionaries for realtime translation.
- Demonstrate knowledge of international, national, and local current events, geography, and cultural diversity issues.
- Perform the role of professional reporter or captioner in simulated exercises and execute all required tasks.
- Apply the NCRA Code of Professional Ethics in all writing activities.
- Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.
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