Dec 03, 2023
CRC 250 - Court Reporting Procedures 1 Credits: 5
Prepares students for the reporting profession and related jobs. Topics include professional responsibilities and ethics, professional associations, professional image and dress, notary public, reference materials including methods of researching medical information, psychological and physical diseases, and drugs, deposition procedures, transcript preparation and format, marking exhibits, indexing and storing steno notes, and reporting techniques. Covers punctuating the spoken word, vocabulary building, capitalization, and proofreading.
Enrollment Requirement: ENGL 105 and instructor consent.
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:
- Demonstrate court reporting skills, including punctuation, procedures, special problems, reference materials, ethics, and beyond.
- Produce professional transcripts from dictation, as well as play-acting for deposition situations.
- 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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