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CRT 215 - Court Transcription 3

Credits: 2
2 Lecture Hours

Prerequisites: CRT 211  

This course offers advanced proficiency in formatting and production of spoken language into text as required by several disciplines of the court reporting profession including judicial reporting and captioning (broadcast captioning and CART captioning-Communication Access Realtime Translation). Reinforcement of advanced language skills and advanced skills in the use of Case CATalyst software are integral to the course.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to assume the role of the realtime reporter through assignments in several disciplines of court reporting including judicial proceedings (trials and depositions) and captioning (broadcast captioning and CART captioning Communication Access Realtime Translation).
  2. Demonstrate the ability to understand and employ transcript formatting requirements for each discipline.
  3. Demonstrate familiarity with and ability to fulfill services and responsibilities associated with each discipline in terms of client communications, job preparation, realtime skills, and delivery of service.
  4. Apply National Court Reporter’s Association (NCRA) Code of Professional Ethics in simulated situations and case studies.
  5. Identify reference sources used in transcript preparation in a realtime writing environment.
  6. Use Case CATalyst software to produce correcte4d, accurate, correctly formatted transcripts.
Listed Topics
  1. English grammar, punctuation and usage
  2. Proofreader’s symbols
  3. Spelling and researching
  4. Proofreading, editing and correction of text for accuracy
  5. Transcript formatting and production standards
  6. Software training
Reference Materials
A textbook will be required
Audio-visual Materials: Course material available at class Blackboard site on http://courses.ccac.edu/ and supplemental material on the internet
Open Lab, Tutoring, etc.: Library 311A Practice 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:
  • Technological Competency
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 05/11/2015

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