Higher Education

Machine Transcription & Dictation, 6th Edition

  • includes CD-ROM
  • Mitsy Ballentine, M. Ed. Greenville Technical College, South Carolina
  • ISBN-10: 1111425442  |  ISBN-13: 9781111425449
  • 304 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2005, 2001, 1995
  • © 2012 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $101.00
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About

Overview

Preparing students for real-world practice, MACHINE TRANSCRIPTION AND DICTATION, 6E provides an abundance of practice for developing the listening, keying, and formatting skills required to transcribe business documents. It also helps students sharpen their business English proficiency. English Skills Reviews and Applications in each chapter emphasize grammar, capitalization, word usage, spelling, and proofreading skills inherent within the documents to be transcribed. Realistic documents represent various fields of employment. Packaged with the textbook, a Transcription CD includes all the dictation plus Express Scribe and Windows Media Player software, enabling students to use a foot pedal, mouse, or keypad to advance through the documents.

Additional Product Information

Features and Benefits

  • Packaged with the textbook, the Transcription CD includes all the documents for transcription plus Express Scribe and Windows Media Player software. Students may use a foot pedal, mouse, or keypad to advance through the documents.
  • A comprehensive Reference section helps students strengthen their grammar, punctuation, and proofreading skills.
  • Collaborative Research Activities challenge students to expand their teamwork skills--a critical skill in today's workplace.
  • Included before each written test, Proofreading Assignments give students opportunities to correct documents using proofreading marks.
  • A Dictation and Continuous Speech Recognition section provides additional opportunities to dictate and transcribe materials from the text--ensuring students have ample practice developing their skills.

Table of Contents

Part I: BASIC MACHINE TRANSCRIPTION.
1. Machine Transcription.
English Skills Review. English Skills Exercises. Transcription Preview. Standard Transcription Procedures. Transcription Exercises. Chapter Checkpoints.
2. Advertising, Journalism, and Publishing.
English Skills Review. English Skills Exercises. Transcription Preview. Transcription Exercises. Chapter Checkpoints.
3. Education, Government, and Public Service.
English Skills Review. English Skills Exercises. Transcription Preview. Transcription Exercises. Chapter Checkpoints.
4. Real Estate, Appraising, and Property Management.
English Skills Review. English Skills Exercises. Transcription Preview. Transcription Exercises. Chapter Checkpoints.
5. Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Planning.
English Skills Review. English Skills Exercises. Transcription Preview. Transcription Exercises. Chapter Checkpoints.
6. Banking, Financial Management, and Consumer Credit.
English Skills Review. English Skills Exercises. Transcription Preview. Transcription Exercises. Chapter Checkpoints.
Part II: INTERMEDIATE MACHINE TRANSCRIPTION.
7. Insurance.
English Skills Review. English Skills Exercises. Transcription Preview. Transcription Exercises. Chapter Checkpoints.
8. Engineering, Industrial, and Manufacturing.
English Skills Review. English Skills Exercises. Transcription Preview. Transcription Exercises. Chapter Checkpoints.
9. Entertainment, Food, and Restaurant Services.
English Skills Review. English Skills Exercises. Transcription Preview. Transcription Exercises. Chapter Checkpoints.
10. Marketing, Retail, and Wholesale Management.
English Skills Review. English Skills Exercises. Transcription Preview. Transcription Exercises. Chapter Checkpoints.
11. Travel, Tourism, and Hotel Services.
English Skills Review. English Skills Exercises. Transcription Preview. Transcription Exercises. Chapter Checkpoints.
12. Airline, Automotive, and Trucking Industries.
English Skills Review. English Skills Exercises. Transcription Preview. Transcription Exercises. Chapter Checkpoints.
Part III: ADVANCED MACHINE TRANSCRIPTION--LEGAL AND MEDICAL.
13. Contingency Fee Agreement, Certificate of Notary, and Probate Court Form.
English Skills Review. English Skills Exercises. Transcription Preview. Transcription Exercises. Chapter Checkpoints.
14. Bill of Sale, Complaint on Account, and Notice of Garnishment.
English Skills Review. English Skills Exercises. Transcription Preview. Transcription Exercises. Chapter Checkpoints.
15. Petition for Dissolution of Marriage, Billing Statements, and Partnership Agreement.
English Skills Review. English Skills Exercises. Transcription Preview. Transcription Exercises. Chapter Checkpoints.
16. Estate and Tax Matters, Last Will and Testament, and Power of Attorney.
English Skills Review. English Skills Exercises. Transcription Preview. Transcription Exercises. Chapter Checkpoints.
17. Consultation Letter, Medical Memorandum, Mammogram Report, and History and Physical Report.
English Skills Review. English Skills Exercises. Transcription Preview. Transcription Exercises. Chapter Checkpoints.
18. Radiology Report, Relocation Announcement, and Lifesaving Screening Letter.
English Skills Review. English Skills Exercises. Transcription Preview. Transcription Exercises. Chapter Checkpoints.
19. Medical Transcriptionist Job Description, Operative Report, Dental Report, Dental Letter, and Endodontist Letter.
English Skills Review. English Skills Exercises. Transcription Preview. Transcription Exercises. Chapter Checkpoints.
20. Admission Letter, Surgical Pathology Report, Discharge Summary, and Medication Renewal Letter.
English Skills Review. English Skills Exercises. Transcription Preview. Transcription Exercises. Chapter Checkpoints.
Part IV: DICTATION AND CONTINUOUS SPEECH RECOGNITION.
Dictation Guidelines. Dictation and Transcription Procedures. Dictation and Transcription Exercises. Speech Technology Basics. Checkpoints.
Reference Manual.

What's New

  • Numerous additional documents for transcription for about 10 hours of new transcription practice, giving users even more hands-on experience to sharpen their sills.
  • Exercises in every lesson offer more robust reinforcement in language arts, proofreading, spelling, and capitalization.
  • Dictation is expanded to include a variety of new languages, new transcription, and written tests.
  • Packed with practical applications, each chapter now includes sections on English Skills Review, English Skills Applications, Transcription Preview, Proofreading Tips, and expanded Transcription Exercises.
  • Proofreading is emphasized in every chapter, and proofreading tests are part of the evaluation exercise.
  • Solutions are updated for Word 2007/2010 formats.

Efficacy and Outcomes

Reviews

"I am thrilled with the word selection in the Word Usage segment."

— Janeen Duer, Ridley-Lowell Business and Technical Institute

"All rules and examples are excellent under Language Skills."

— Deborah Franklin, Bryant & Stratton

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Instructor's Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 111142571X | ISBN-13: 9781111425715)

Find all of the instructor tools you need with this easy-to-use CD. You can electronically review, edit, and copy what you need from the Instructor's Manual, PowerPoint® slides, Test Bank, and ExamView® testing program.