Dec 09, 2023
CRC 251 - Court Reporting Procedures 2 Credits: 5
Covers more advanced reporting procedures, such as court transcripts and procedures, overview of video equipment in depositions and trials, state and federal judicial system, civil and criminal law and the trial process, administrative hearings, dictating a transcript, reporting interpreted proceedings including administering the oath, voir dire proceedings, polling of the jury, daily copy, computer-aided transcription, computer-integrated courtroom, and types of reporting possibilities. Students participate in mock depositions and trials. Stresses all punctuation aspects and proofreading.
Enrollment Requirement: CRC 250 .
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:
- Prepare verbatim transcripts correctly punctuated, spelled, and typed following NCRA guidelines.
- Demonstrate the role of the freelance reporter and examination before trial.
- Demonstrate the role of the official reporter and the judicial system.
- Develop communication skills necessary to interact effectively with judges, court personnel, attorneys, and witnesses.
- Analyze, apply, and evaluate applicable rules of grammar, punctuation, and spelling in the preparation of transcripts.
- 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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