Course Abstract Details

OFFC-220, Machine Transcription

Credits: 3

Course Description

OFFC-220, Machine Transcription, is a self-directed online course that trains students to use proper transcription techniques required to produce first-time mailable documents from recorded media using Microsoft Word. This self-paced course also stresses grammar, punctuation, and spelling. Prerequisite: exemption/completion of READ-091 and OFFC-102. Self-paced. 3 credits. 3 billable hours.

Course Objectives and Grading Information

COURSE OBJECTIVES:  Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: 

1. Operate transcription equipment and use basic machine transcription techniques for document processing. (General Education Goal #4, Program Goal #2) 

2. Transcribe and format a variety of business documents, proofread and edit in accordance with mailability standards. (General Education Goal #4) 

3. Demonstrate the ability to apply correct punctuation and grammar, identify correct spelling of words, and apply proofreading skills in recognizing and correcting errors. (General Education Goal #4, Program Goal #3)

Learning Goals

The abbreviations in parentheses represent Learning Goals which have been identified for this course and program of study:

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