Captioners and CART (computer-assisted realtime translation) Providers use steno or voicewriting technology to provide access to the hearing impaired and disabled populations by displaying the text of speakers on computers and television. Graduates can work as an entry-level CART provider or broadcast captioner.
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This certificate will be automatically awarded when the certificate requirements are completed. If you do not want to receive the certificate, please notify the Office of the Registrar at RegistrarOffice@tri-c.edu.
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Program Admissions Requirements
- Completion of the short-term certificate in Court Reporting Technologies or RPR Certification or completion of an entrance examination.
Program Learning Outcomes
This program is designed to prepare students to demonstrate the following learning outcomes:
- Write three five-minute literary takes at 180 wpm with 96 percent verbatim accuracy.
- Write three 15-minute literary broadcast takes at 180 wpm with 96 percent verbatim.
- Effectively apply the use of dictionary maintenance techniques in the CART and captioning environments.
- Adhere to ethical standards and requirements while completing work in a timely manner.
- Utilize CART and captioning equipment for realtime translation.
- Prepared to sit for the Certified Broadcast Captioner (CBC) certification exam and Certified Cart Provider (CCP) certification exam.
Suggested Semester Sequence
|First Semester||Credit Hours|
|C&CR-2401||Speedbuilding and Transcription at 180 WPM||3|
|C&CR-2480||Using Captioning Technology||3|
|C&CR-2451||Speedbuilding and Transcription at 225 WPM||3|
|C&CR-2550||Writing for Captioning and CART||2|
|C&CR-2910||Internship for Captioning and CART||1|
|Total Credit Hours||21|