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CRT 106 - Question and Answer 1

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

Prerequisites: CRT 102  CRT 104  
Co-requisites: CRT 107  and CRT 108  

This course emphasizes speed development and readback of Question and Answer material. Appropriate abbreviations and phrases used in testimony are reviewed. Colloquy designations are stressed in multi-voice material. The goal is writing 120-140 words per minute for five minutes with transcription accuracy of 95 percent or better using Case CATalyst software.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Identify and analyze stroking errors and fluently read aloud machine shorthand notes.
  2. Write dictation of Question and Answer material at 120-140 words per minute using machine shorthand skills and transcribe under institutional supervision with the goal of 95 percent accuracy or higher by the end of the course.
  3. Write with speed and accuracy through sustained dictation periods at 120-140 words per minute for five minutes with transcription accuracy of 95 percent or higher.
  4. Write multi-syllable and unfamiliar words with speed and accuracy including medical and technical dictation.
  5. Take dictation of multi-voice material utilizing machine shorthand speaker designations at 120-140 words per minute with transcription accuracy of 95 percent or higher.
  6. Use correct grammar and punctuation when transcribing.
Listed Topics
  1. Internet research on vocabulary, spelling and word meanings within the context of dictated material
  2. Sustained classroom practice and readback in an environment that facilitates speed development
  3. Stenograph University Online/Accelerators
Reference Materials
Required Text: Department selected text
Stenograph University Online Pass Code with Performance eValuator
Required Materials: Stenograph paper, ribbons, realtime cables and connections
Audio-Visual Materials: Stenograph Testimony, Jury Charge and Captioning Accelerators Available in Reserve Room of the library and on the Internet
Directed Study: Practice three hours daily utilizing CDs, tutorials and online dictation materials
Open Court Reporting Lab
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 05/05/2011

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