The study presented here was part of a larger project that focused on braille transcribing by public school personnel in Texas (Herzberg & Stough, 2007, 2009).
The overwhelming majority of these participants reported that they were currently responsible for transcribing instructional materials into braille.
Although there is no universally accepted definition of quality in relation to braille transcribing, most individuals who transcribe braille would agree that accuracy, the correct application of rules, and formatting are essential characteristics of quality braille.
a thorough and exact reproduction of the print text with respect to wording, spelling, punctuation, the correct formation of braille characters, the proper use of contractions, the correct application of all rules of braille transcribing, the proper division of words, and the use of correct braille formats.
Although most teachers of students with visual impairments value braille as an important instructional medium, their transcribing skills may fluctuate across the length of their careers.
A teacher's proficiency as a transcriber is important, even if most transcribing for a student may be done by a transcriber.
States use a variety of methods to determine proficiency in transcribing braille, which makes it difficult to compare the skills of transcribers.
By electronically transcribing the event, Gigatron and Steno- Scripts provided the academy and reporters with 1,900 copies of a nearly instantaneous, verbatim account of the event within minutes of the ceremony's close.
Electronically transcribing the Academy Awards offered tremendous benefits to actors, producers and the media.
Although our traditional stronghold has been in the legal software market, this application of StenoCAT exemplifies its potential for electronically transcribing a variety of events -- from executive meetings to media interviews to award ceremonies," said Bill Holmes, vice president of sales and marketing for Gigatron.
Instead of spending time transcribing
or re-entering process data, engineers can use PROVISION to seamlessly transfer information from one application to another.
Therapists are freed from handwritten forms and time spent transcribing
and dictating evaluations, progress notes, monthly reports, discharge summaries and Medicare forms.