Introduction into AAERT's Certification Test Study Guide
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Overview of the Table of Contents-PDF
Electronic reporting / transcribing is an industry with a varied clientele; therefore, no single manual can address all situations or cover all bases. This selection covers at least a wide range of professional skills required for proficient electronic court reporters / transcribers. Transcript formats center on federal district court transcript requirements and practice.
Whether reporters, transcribers, or both, we share a professional goal: turning ephemeral human communications (messy, "non-literary," and disorganized, as they almost always are!) into a permanently accessible record — on paper or disk, via tape or video — and on what is yet to come!
Sometimes there are no "right" or "wrong" solutions to particularly sticky problems, and we are left with questions of professional good judgment — always keeping in mind that our product must present an undistorted, reliable reflection of proceedings, at the same time useful and helpful to our clients.
Those who master a field not only know what they are doing, but also why. Thus, certain sections contain remarks on developments over time. These may even spark your curiosity to delve further into some of the esoterica people lump together as "the law."
Overview of the Guide's table of content
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