May 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog
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CRC 102 - Machine Shorthand Theory 2

Credits: 8
Students study the theory and arrangement of the keyboard. Teaches StenEd Realtime Theory. Includes intensive practice dictation with emphasis on rapid and accurate reading of notes.

Enrollment Requirement: CRC 101 .

Course Fee: $35.00

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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