CTA428 - Statistics and Transcription for Court and Tribunal Administrators
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Statistics and Transcription for Court and Tribunal Administrators
Part I: Court and Tribunal Administrators are often required to undertake analysis and collect data relating to court operations. The first half of this subject will introduce students to basic concepts of statistics, and will focus on arithmetic and statistical functions and graphical features in Microsoft Excel to analyze and present data as it relates to court operations. Given a set of data and infomation about it, students will be able to evaluate its quality, and enter, organize, manipulate, calculate, and graph the data to summarize and form conclusions from it.
Part II: This part of the subject is designed to develop proficiency in the transcription of dictated material as is relevant in court processes. Proper business document formatting, grammar, punctuation, spelling, business and legal vocabulary, proofreading and editing skills will be reinforced.
This is a credit course applicable toward the Court and Tribunal Administration Diploma program, offered through the School of Legal and Public Administration.
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
1. Understand the major types of statistics.
2. Understand the procedures of grouping data into classes and constructing tables.
3. Understand how to build a worksheet in Microsoft Excel.
4. Understand how to create formulas and enhance worksheets.
5. Create graphs, charts and worksheets for presentation.
6. Understand the importance of using dictation/transcription equipment.
7. Correctly format and transcribe a variety of business and legal documents.
8. Apply knowledge of English language rules in the transcription of documents.
9. Develop a vocabulary appropriate for court and governmental offices.
10. Demonstrate the ability to operate designated transcription equipment and use Word 2007 software to create documents.
11. Produce all required assignments and tests to acceptable office standards within prescribed time limits.
12. Follow verbal and written instructions.
13. Demonstrate an attitude of professionalism, as evidenced by an ability to meet deadlines, complete assignments and perform tests and in-class assignments as scheduled.
14. Demonstrate achievement of the following learning outcomes related to essential employability skills:
a. communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken, and visual form that fulfills the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.
b. respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.
c. execute mathematical operations accurately.
d. apply a systematic approach to solve problems.
e. use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.
f. locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.
g. analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.
h. show respect for the diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.
i. interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.
j. manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.
k. take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.
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