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  • sample demo proofreading course
    each paragraph By breaking down your document into smaller paragraphs not only does it become more readable by your intended audience it also allows for better proofreading because the topics and subsections are not running into one another perspective The second thing to remember is to always look at your document as if you were not the one who typed it Whenever you are proofing someone else s document you assume that nothing is correct and check everything from the header to the page number on the bottom Do this exact process with your own work as well One way to help you do this is to read each section aloud When we proof our own documents we tend to read in our head and hear what we typed originally This is going to prevent you from finding your mistakes Since you typed it you assume of course that you were correct in what you originally heard However when you read the document aloud you will be more apt to see missing words punctuation spelling errors etc because you are vocalizing each part of the document Another help during this process is to use a ruler to go line by line This will keep your eyes from bouncing around and focus your attention on the one line in front of you in order to catch any mistakes To get a fresh perspective on what you have typed it is also better to begin your proofreading from the end of the document By doing this you will prevent your brain from automatically going into story mode and re reading what you assume you typed originally Autocorrect in Spell Check Although it may be a given that you would run spell check on any document there are a few things you can

    Original URL path: http://tci.calmu.edu/lessons/lessondemo.aspx?id=lesson1demo (2014-11-22)
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  • sample demo proofreading course
    each paragraph By breaking down your document into smaller paragraphs not only does it become more readable by your intended audience it also allows for better proofreading because the topics and subsections are not running into one another perspective The second thing to remember is to always look at your document as if you were not the one who typed it Whenever you are proofing someone else s document you assume that nothing is correct and check everything from the header to the page number on the bottom Do this exact process with your own work as well One way to help you do this is to read each section aloud When we proof our own documents we tend to read in our head and hear what we typed originally This is going to prevent you from finding your mistakes Since you typed it you assume of course that you were correct in what you originally heard However when you read the document aloud you will be more apt to see missing words punctuation spelling errors etc because you are vocalizing each part of the document Another help during this process is to use a ruler to go line by line This will keep your eyes from bouncing around and focus your attention on the one line in front of you in order to catch any mistakes To get a fresh perspective on what you have typed it is also better to begin your proofreading from the end of the document By doing this you will prevent your brain from automatically going into story mode and re reading what you assume you typed originally Autocorrect in Spell Check Although it may be a given that you would run spell check on any document there are a few things you can

    Original URL path: http://tci.calmu.edu/lessons/lessondemo.aspx?id=lesson5demo (2014-11-22)
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  • something that is being dictated you should a Identify the word as inaudible on the transcript QA will fix it while proofreading b Mark it and continue to transcribe then return to it later so see if you have a better understanding of what was said c Try listening to it one more time at a slower speed and higher volume then use your best guess d Do not include

    Original URL path: http://tci.calmu.edu/lessons/lessondemoquizs.aspx?sub_id=lesson1demoquiz (2014-11-22)
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  • the transcription lesson carefully before starting your transcription test 1 Starting your proofreading at the end of the document will help you maintain a fresh perspective a True b False Terms of Use Contact Us Refer a Friend Not sure

    Original URL path: http://tci.calmu.edu/lessons/lessondemoquizs.aspx?sub_id=lesson5demoquiz (2014-11-22)
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  • Welcome to Transcription Certification Institute
    Course Demo Launch Demo of Video Course Lessons Lesson 1 Transcription Overview Lesson 5 Proofreading Grammar quiz Quiz 1 Quiz 2 Lesson 5 Proofreading Demo Version Terms of Use Contact Us Refer a Friend Not sure if this course is

    Original URL path: http://tci.calmu.edu/lessons/playdemo.aspx?id=11 (2014-11-22)
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  • Disclaimers
    OF THIS REPORT CAN HELP THE READER START THEIR TRANSCRIPTION BUSINESS OR FIND A SUCCESSFUL CAREER AS A WORK FROM HOME TRANSCRIPTIONIST HOWEVER THIS REPORT DOES NOT PROMISE ANY EMPLOYMENT OR BUSINESS SUCCESS TO THE READER ALL THE EXAMPLES OF EARNINGS MADE IN THE REPORT ARE HYPOTHETICAL AND WILL DEPEND ON INDIVIDUAL TRANSCRIPTIONISTS OR TRANSCRIPTION BUSINESS OWNERS EARNINGS AS A TRANSCRIPTION SERVICE PROVIDER WILL DEPEND ON SEVERAL SKILLS REQUIRED FOR

    Original URL path: http://tci.calmu.edu/Disclaimers.aspx (2014-11-22)
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  • Required skills for a successful General Transcriptionist? | Work from Home General Transcription Skills
    do need good ears and your typing speed will improve but you also have to be well rounded enough to know to transcribe Bear Market not Bare Market You must be able to recognize the difference between discreet and discrete And you must be afflicted with an enthusiasm for punctuation that borders on fetish in order to make people read as they sound Good listening and attention to detail These skills should be obvious given the job Very often transcriptionists encounter recordings spoken with different accents and a varied level of clarity Good listeners will complete transcriptions faster and more accurately Given that the earnings in this profession is determined by performance this skill will result in highest income for a general transcriptionist Also typically transcription fees for bad recordings are higher which means that a transcriptionist can make more money for the same amount of work if they can pay attention to details Patience Patience is a real virtue for a good transcriptionist Very often almost always for bad recordings transcriptionists will need to go back few times to understand exact words Patient transcriptionists typically have higher accuracy resulting in more regular customers and fewer returns Discipline Responsibility Transcriptionists need to meet deadlines Clients will not meet their deadline if transcripts are late Transcription is a profession that requires discipline and responsibility to complete work on time and follow client instructions Smart and informed Transcriptionists need to understand the context of recordings in order to consistently generate above average quality transcripts A transcriptionist will often need to make a judgment call because the recording is not clear Good grammar spelling vocabulary Transcribers may need to fix the grammar spelling of the recording Good grammar and spelling skills will increase the transcript quality resulting in loyal higher paying customers Transcriptionists

    Original URL path: http://tci.calmu.edu/SkillsGeneralTranscriptionist.aspx (2014-11-22)
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  • Tools for a General Transcriptionist? | Work from Home General Transcription Profession
    will not disturb other people The computer should have at least Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel software MS Outlook is desired for communication with client and for setting alerts about the impending deadlines of projects Windows Media Player or similar software is needed to play the recordings for transcription This is usually available at no cost High Speed Internet Access Transcriptionists will be downloading and uploading files from the client

    Original URL path: http://tci.calmu.edu/ToolsGeneralTranscriptionist.aspx (2014-11-22)
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