Course Descriptions

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CAOT-205

Machine Transcription/Document Formatting

Credit(s): 2

CAOT-205 is an introduction to machine transcription and document formatting including formatting business documents such as letters, memos, reports, agendas, itineraries, and news releases. Students prepare documents by listening to recorded dictation and transcribing the dictation using word processing software. Development of good listening skills is stressed. Emphasis is placed on developing proofreading and editing skills to produce mailable documents. This is a required course in the Computer Applications and Office Technology programs. Recommended: CAOT-183
Prerequisites: Complete CAOT-113 and CAOT-120 with a minimum grade of C-.

CAOT-211

Machine Transcription/Document Formatting 1

Credit(s): 1

CAOT-211 is an introduction to machine transcription and document formatting including formatting letters and memos. Students prepare business documents by listening to recorded dictation and transcribing the dictation using word processing software. Development of good listening skills is stressed. Emphasis is placed on developing proofreading and editing skills to produce mailable documents. Prior completion or concurrent enrollment in CAOT-183 Business Editing and Proofreading is recommended. This is a required course in the Computer Applications and Office Technology programs. Prerequisite: CAOT-113 and CAOT-120