LTR511 - Legal Transcription
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|Last revision date||May 6, 2013 9:26:10 AM|
|Last review date||May 6, 2013 9:26:10 AM|
This subject is designed to develop proficiency in the transcription of legal machine-dictated materials. To this end, authentic legal dictation is utilized in order to provide the student with exposure to actual legal situations. Emphasis will be placed on the development of legal vocabulary and on the reinforcement of English language skills: punctuation, spelling, proofreading, and grammar.Through the use of Word 2007 software, students will learn style and format guidelines in order to prepare legal correspondence and documents to mailable business standards.
LTR 511 is a required credit for School of Office Administration students enrolled in the one-year accelerated Legal Diploma Program.
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
1. Apply knowledge of English language rules to legal transcription as appropriate in legal offices.
2. Develop correct proofreading techniques.
3. Use reference materials appropriately and efficiently to facilitate accuracy of legal correspondence and documents.
4. Show an ability to operate designated transcription equipment and use Word 2007 software to create legal correspondence and documents.
5. Develop time management and organizational skills necessary for success in an office environment.
6. Produce all required assignments and tests to acceptable business standards within prescribed time limits.
7. Follow verbal and written instructions.
8. Demonstrate an attitude of professionalism, as evidenced by an ability to meet deadlines, complete assignments and perform tests and in-class assingments as scheduled.
Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.
To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.