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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 .

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Practice writing textbook and lab exercises with each lesson until 95% accuracy or better is achieved.
  2. Memorize and demonstrate knowledge of brief forms, words, numbers, and punctuation through weekly tests.
  3. Develop an ability to read shorthand notes fast and smoothly through timings in class.
  4. Write shorthand notes smoothly without hesitation from perfect-copy notes.
  5. Demonstrate awareness of computer writing while learning theory. This includes consistency, accuracy, and conflict-free writing.
  6. Maintain and care for the shorthand machine.

Program Outcomes
  1. Read, write, and understand a realtime theory.
  2. Write unfamiliar two-voice and multi-voice testimony, literary, and jury charge, material.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to write increased level of vocabulary, including legal and medical vocabulary.
  4. Apply machine writing skills on legal, medical, and technical terminology.
  5. Demonstrate natural, smooth read back of shorthand notes.
  6. Demonstrate correct spelling, punctuation, proofreading skills, and English in the production of typed material.
  7. Demonstrate and apply knowledge of realtime technology through the production of transcripts and/or captions.
  8. Build, maintain, and implement personal and job dictionaries for realtime translation.
  9. Demonstrate knowledge of international, national, and local current events, geography, and cultural diversity issues.
  10. Perform the role of professional reporter or captioner in simulated exercises and execute all required tasks.
  11. Apply the NCRA Code of Professional Ethics in all writing activities.

College-wide Outcomes
  • 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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