ERIC Number: ED448352
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Illinois Occupational Skill Standards: Court Reporter/Captioner.
Illinois Occupational Skill Standards and Credentialing Council, Carbondale.
This document, which is intended as a guide for work force preparation program providers, details the Illinois occupational skill standards for programs preparing students for employment in occupations in the court reporter/captioner cluster. The document begins with a brief overview of the Illinois perspective on occupational skill standards and credentialing, the process used to develop the skill standards, and assumptions underlying the standards. Presented next are skill standards for 10 tasks typically performed by court reporters and captioners. Each skill standard statement contains the following components: (1) the actual skill standard (including the conditions of performance, work to be performed, and performance criteria); (2) performance elements and assessment criteria; and (3) a recommended assessment and credentialing approach. The following are among the tasks for which skill standards are provided: take/write verbatim record in machine shorthand; perform captioning services; transcribe and edit transcripts; maintain appointment calendars; store and retrieve records; perform or schedule routine maintenance; and maintain accounts. The following items are appended: glossary; lists of Illinois Occupational Skill Standards and Credentialing Council, Business and Administrative/Information Services Subcouncil, and Court Reporter/Captioner Skill Standards Development Committee members; Business and Administrative/Information Services Subcouncil Court Reporter/Captioner skill standards recognition proposal; and list of necessary workplace skills. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accounting, Advisory Committees, Behavioral Objectives, Captions, Competence, Competency Based Education, Court Litigation, Court Reporters, Data Collection, Definitions, Editing, Education Work Relationship, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Employment Potential, Employment Qualifications, Equipment Maintenance, Equipment Utilization, Evaluation Criteria, Glossaries, Guidelines, Information Technology, Job Performance, Job Skills, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Models, Occupational Clusters, Office Machines, Office Occupations Education, Performance Based Assessment, Postsecondary Education, Program Guides, Recordkeeping, Scheduling, Secondary Education, Shorthand, State Standards, Statewide Planning, Student Certification, Student Evaluation, Typewriting
Curriculum Publications Clearinghouse, Western Illinois University, Horrabin Hall 46, 1 University Circle, Macomb, IL 61455-1390. Tel: 800-322-3905 (Toll Free); Fax: 309-298-2869; e-mail: CPC@wiu.edu; Web site: http://www.standards.siu.edu. For full text: http://www.standards.siu.edu/pdf/business/ReporterCaptioner. pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community; Practitioners
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield.
Authoring Institution: Illinois Occupational Skill Standards and Credentialing Council, Carbondale.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois