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NCCC 018: 180 WPM Speed Goal

Course Description

In this course, students have the opportunity to recognize and create stenographic outlines and/or voice writing codes for intermediate to advanced-level vocabulary, terminology, and phraseology and apply speed-building techniques necessary to attain a writing speed of 180 words per minute. Writing and transcription focuses on the application of "realtime" writing skills for court reporting and educational captioning, and using literary material and legal transcripts. Lecture content and assignments include captioning terminology, mechanics, etiquette, responsibilities, expectations, and ethical issues facing the live captioner.

Units: 0

  • Non-Credit
  • Not transferable

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Satisfactory Progress
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 0
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 190 – 200

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: NCCC 016 or NCCC 016M

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Not transferable
Last Updated 7/19/23