Jan 31, 2023
CRT 205 - Machine Shorthand Companion
3 Lecture Hours
Prerequisites: CRT 101 and CRT 103
Co-requisites: CRT 102 and CRT 104
This course is offered in conjunction with CRT 102 . In this course students are drilled on machine shorthand theory. Emphasis is placed on developing skill and proficiency in the mastery of the complete theory of machine shorthand writing. The course focuses on the development of accurate writing skills and understanding of theory principals. Dictation and drill are conducted daily.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:
- Demonstrate accuracy at a level of 95 percent in a testing and classroom environment in Question and Answer and Literary material.
- Write numbers, symbols and acronyms at an accuracy level of 95 percent in a testing and classroom environment.
- Stroke theory and Jury Charge briefs and phrases at an accuracy level of 95 percent.
- Memorize and write 50 Jury Charge briefs and phrases at an accuracy level of 95 percent.
- Steno alphabet, punctuation, numbers, inflected endings
- Theory of phonetic writing
- Computer aided transcription skills
- Evaluation of writing techniques
- Individual writing styles
Materials and Resources:
Required Text: Department selected text
Required Materials: Stenograph paper, ribbons, realtime cables and connections
Audio-Visual Materials: CDs used in concert with theory lessons, CD player
Directed Study: Practice three hours daily utilizing CDs, tutorials and online dictation materials
Open Court Reporting Tutoring Lab
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals: Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 05/05/2011
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