Legal Transcription Updated 2019
Glossary plugin Go to the glossary
Main
Legal Transcription Updated 2019

This six to eight week course is designed to be taken by a person wishing to work in the legal environment, particularly focusing on producing transcription of legal proceedings. 


This course is designed to provide students with the ability to transcribe, edit, and proofread legal transcripts for correct grammar, punctuation and word usage.


Students will study the role of a digital (electronic) reporter and legal (digital) transcriptionist. 


Students will learn decorum, principles and procedures, deciphering annotations, demonstrating the importance of confidentiality and ethics required in the profession.


Students will receive instruction on how to apply proofreading principles to transcripts. 



View less
This six to eight week course is designed to be taken by a person wishing to work in the legal environment, particularly focusing on producing transcription of legal proceedings. This course is designed to provide students with the ability to tran...
View more
Course content
    • Terms and Conditions Acknowledgement
    • Module 1 - Professionalism and the Legal System
      • Module 1 - Part 1 - Professionalism and Decorum
      • Professionalism Quiz
      • Module 1 - Part 2 - Ethics
      • Ethics Quiz
      • Module 1 - Part 3 - Ethical Issues
      • Ethical Issues in Court Reporting Quiz
      • Module 1 - Part 4 - Maintain Confidentiality
      • Confidentiality Quiz
      • Module 1 - Part 5 - Transcription Equipment 
    • Professionalism Module Test
    • Module 2 - The Legal System
      • Module 2 - Part 1 - Court System
      • Courts Quiz
      • Module 2 - Part 2 - Laws
      • Laws Quiz
      • Module 2 - Part 3 - Life Cycle of a Case
      • Life Cycle of a Case Quiz
      • Module 2 - Part 4 - Proceedings
      • Types of Proceedings Quiz
      • Module 2 - Part 5 - Types of Court Reporters
      • Types of Court Reporting Quiz
    • Legal System Module Test
    • Module 3 - English Language
      • Module 3 - Part 1 - Parts of Speech
      • Parts of Speech Quiz
      • Module 3 - Part 2 - Confusing Words
      • Confusing Words Quiz
      • Module 3 - Part 3 - Spelling Rules
      • Spelling Quiz
      • Module 3 - Part 4 - International English
      • International English Quiz
    • English Language Module Test
    • Module 4 - Terminology
      • Module 4 - Part 1 - Historic Terminology
      • Motions Assignment
      • Historical Terminology Quiz
      • Module 4 - Part 2 - Legal Terminology
      • Legal Terminology Sentences Assignment
      • Legal Terminology Quiz
      • Module 4 - Part 3 - Medical Terminology
      • Medical Terms Assignment
      • Medical Terminology Quiz
      • Module 4 - Part 4 - Business Terminology
      • Business Terminology Quiz
    • Terminology Test
    • Module 5 - Grammar and Punctuation
      •  Module 5 - Part 1 - Capitalization
      • Capitalization Quiz
      • Module 5 - Part 2 - Numbers
      • Numbers Quiz
      • Module 5 - Part 3 -  Introduction to Punctuation
      • Introduction to Punctuation Quiz
      • Module 5 - Part 4 -  Sentence Punctuation
      • Sentence Punctuation Quiz
      • Module 5 - Part 5 - More Punctuation and Formatting 
      • More Punctuation and Formatting Quiz
      • Transcription Assignment 1
    • Grammar and Punctuation Test
    • Module 6 - Building the Transcript
      • Module 6 - Part 1 - Annotations from Reporter
      • Annotations Quiz
      • Module 6 - Part 2 - Transcript Formatting
      • Transcript Formatting Quiz
      • Module 6 - Part 3 - Proofreading Assignments
      • Proofreading Quiz
      • Module 6 - Part 4 - Researching
      • Researching Quiz
      • Capture the Record Assignment
      • Module 6 - Part 5 - Transcription Assignments
    • Building the Transcript Test
    • Module 7 - Transcription Assignments & Working Environment
      • Module 7 - Part 1 - Working Environment
      • Working Environment Quiz
      •  Module 7 - Part 2 - Transcription Assignments
    • Module 8 - Transcription Assignments & Course Wrap up
      • Module 8 - Part 1 - Transcription Assignments
      • Module 8 - Part 2 - Certification
      • Module 8 - Part 3 - Finals