Jun 05, 2023
CRC 112 - Machine Shorthand Testimony 60 WPM Credits: 4
Develops skill in writing testimony dictation and reading notes with practice on new and familiar material. Students should attain 60 wpm with a minimum of 95 percent accuracy in transcription.
Enrollment Requirement: CRC 103 or instructor consent; and concurrent enrollment in literary dictation course.
Course Fee: $10.00
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:
- Write unfamiliar testimony material at registered speed level on the shorthand machine for five (5)minutes with a minimum of 95% accuracy in transcription.
- Demonstrate the ability to read back from shorthand notes, quickly locating portions to be read, maintaining composure while reading, and reading distinctly and with authority.
- Demonstrate the ability to read from perfect copy shorthand notes at a rapid speed of an expanded and more difficult vocabulary.
- Execute their machine-writing skills on testimony and technical words.
- Implement and perfect their transcription skills with emphasis on proofreading, researching proper names and unfamiliar vocabulary, and using correct spelling and punctuation.
- Demonstrate their knowledge of local, national, and international current events, geography, and cultural diversity issues through assessments.
- Integrate their working English vocabulary into steno-based writing conventions through systematic testing.
- 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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