Dec 09, 2023
CRC 450 - Certified Realtime Captioner Prep/Testing 1
Prepares students for Certified Realtime Captioner examination. Students will develop critical thinking skills pertaining to captioning situations related to the Realtime Writing and Language Skills domains of the Written Knowledge Test portion of the CRC exam. Students will strengthen writing skills during 5-minute and 15-minute literary takes at 180 wpm.
Enrollment Requirement: CRC 361 or instructor consent.
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:
- Apply critical thinking skills related to captioning environments.
- Demonstrate knowledge and application of Realtime Writing and Language Skills domains of the Certified Realtime Captioner exam.
- Pass three 15-minute literary broadcast material takes at 180 wpm at 96 percent accuracy or higher.
- 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.
- Critical Thinking - Critical thinking finds expression in all disciplines and everyday life. It is characterized by an ability to reflect upon thinking patterns, including the role of emotions on thoughts, and to rigorously assess the quality of thought through its work products. Critical thinkers routinely evaluate thinking processes and alter them, as necessary, to facilitate an improvement in their thinking and potentially foster certain dispositions or intellectual traits over time.
- 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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