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1300: Transcription Quick Start

This course provides a summary of the SALT transcription conventions. It is an abridged version to quickly get started with transcription, or to serve as a review for those learners who want to brush up on their transcription skills.

Level: Introductory
Time to complete: 1 hour (estimate)

Learner outcomes:

Upon completion of the course the participant will be able to:

  • Enter a transcript using the SALT editor.
  • Transcribe language samples using basic SALT transcription conventions.
  • Check a transcript for errors.

At this time, ASHA will not accept this course for Professional Development Hours.

Materials needed: Adobe Reader® or other PDF reader which is needed to view document files.

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