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OCT 215 SPECIALIZED MACHINE TRANSCRIPTION

OCT 215         SPECIALIZED  MACHINE TRANSCRIPTION                (3 Credits)

This course is designed to develop knowledge and skills in  processing pre-recorded communications using word processing software. Seven  elements of transcription are reviewed and emphasized: Knowledge of equipment,  listening, professional development, proofreading, keyboarding, formatting  techniques, and English grammar and usage. Legal and medical terminology use is  also covered. A variety of documents that contain such terminology are  processed from pre-recorded tapes.

Prerequisites: “C” or better in OCT 106, OCT  121, and OCT 250.