The value of Realtime<br />West Virginia Official Court Reporter’s<br />Education Conference   2011<br />
Rebecca bazzle & Marybeth Everhart<br />Rebecca Bazzle:<br />Marybeth Everhart:  Is an RPR, CRI, and CLR. Marybeth started...
INTRODUCE YOURSELVES<br />You are all official reporters.<br />	How many are voice writers?<br />	How many are steno write...
INTRODUCE YOURSELVES<br />You are all official reporters.<br />	How many are voice writers?<br />	How many are steno write...
Realtime voice writing & Realtime Steno:<br />Why do realtime?<br />http://www.funnyordie.com/videos/237a444e1f/deposition...
Challenges to Realtime<br />I’m forced to keep up with technology.<br />I have to learn my CAT software & keep current.<br...
I’m forced to keep up with <br />	technology.<br />I have to learn my CAT software <br />	& keep current.<br />
Technology can fail.<br />If it’s going to happen, <br />it will happen to me!<br />
I have to be perfect!<br />
I’ll have to work on my “writing”.<br />
I’ll have to work on my “writing”:  Voice reporters<br />Pronunciation & diction:<br /><ul><li>The smaller, more common wo...
Words sound alike!
Words have different pronunciations.
Larger, unusual words readily translate correctly.</li></li></ul><li>I’ll have to work on my “writing”:  Steno reporters<b...
Words sound alike, creating conflicts.
Words have different pronunciations.
Larger, unusual words often translate incorrectly.</li></li></ul><li>Realtime voice writing & Realtime Steno:<br />Why do ...
The attorneys?
Hearing-impaired witnesses?
Hearing-impaired jurors?
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  1. 1. The value of Realtime<br />West Virginia Official Court Reporter’s<br />Education Conference 2011<br />
  2. 2. Rebecca bazzle & Marybeth Everhart<br />Rebecca Bazzle:<br />Marybeth Everhart: Is an RPR, CRI, and CLR. Marybeth started reporting in 1980 and writing realtime in 1992. She has been a freelance reporter in the Baltimore-Washington area; an official reporter in Brisbane, Australia; provided CART services to such organizations as Self Help for Hard of Hearing and the Neurofibromatosis Foundation; captioned for Gallaudet University; managed a large, multi-office freelance firm; taught court reporting at all levels; and trained on numerous CAT systems over the years. Marybeth is now the National Marketing Manager for Realtime Coach and works closely with reporting schools, firms, and court systems to increase speed and improve accuracy for students and working reporters.<br />  She has served as a member of the NCRA Future Group, the NCRA Reporter Education Commission, 10X10 Committee, and Technology Evaluation Committee. She currently serves as a member of the NCRA Peers Helping Peers Committee and the Realtime System Administrator’s Committee. She is a contributing editor to the Journal of Court Reporting and the Eclipse Users Group Newscache.<br />
  3. 3. INTRODUCE YOURSELVES<br />You are all official reporters.<br /> How many are voice writers?<br /> How many are steno writers?<br /> How many are currently writing realtime?<br /> Just for yourselves?<br /> Outputting to others?<br />
  4. 4. INTRODUCE YOURSELVES<br />You are all official reporters.<br /> How many are voice writers?<br /> How many are steno writers?<br /> How many are currently writing realtime?<br /> Just for yourselves?<br /> Outputting to others?<br />
  5. 5. Realtime voice writing & Realtime Steno:<br />Why do realtime?<br />http://www.funnyordie.com/videos/237a444e1f/depositions-gone-bad-the-teen<br />http://www.funnyordie.com/videos/4753dd2116/depositions-gone-bad-the-rocker<br />
  6. 6. Challenges to Realtime<br />I’m forced to keep up with technology.<br />I have to learn my CAT software & keep current.<br />Technology can fail—if it’s going to happen, it will happen to me!<br />I have to be perfect!<br />I’ll have to work on my “writing”.<br />
  7. 7. I’m forced to keep up with <br /> technology.<br />I have to learn my CAT software <br /> & keep current.<br />
  8. 8. Technology can fail.<br />If it’s going to happen, <br />it will happen to me!<br />
  9. 9. I have to be perfect!<br />
  10. 10. I’ll have to work on my “writing”.<br />
  11. 11. I’ll have to work on my “writing”: Voice reporters<br />Pronunciation & diction:<br /><ul><li>The smaller, more common words are most often translated improperly.
  12. 12. Words sound alike!
  13. 13. Words have different pronunciations.
  14. 14. Larger, unusual words readily translate correctly.</li></li></ul><li>I’ll have to work on my “writing”: Steno reporters<br />Strokes & dictionary definitions:<br /><ul><li>The smaller, more common words are most often translated properly.
  15. 15. Words sound alike, creating conflicts.
  16. 16. Words have different pronunciations.
  17. 17. Larger, unusual words often translate incorrectly.</li></li></ul><li>Realtime voice writing & Realtime Steno:<br />Why do realtime? Who wants it?<br /><ul><li>The judge?
  18. 18. The attorneys?
  19. 19. Hearing-impaired witnesses?
  20. 20. Hearing-impaired jurors?
  21. 21. Me?</li></li></ul><li>Benefits of writing realtime (voice & steno)<br />Three Keys<br />Improve your skills<br /> Increase your productivity<br />Boost your confidence<br />
  22. 22. Improve your skills (voice writing):<br />The results are instantaneous!<br />Identifies your weaknesses.<br />Improves your diction.<br />Stresses the need to learn your CAT software.<br />Emphasizes the advantage of using voice briefs.<br />Emphasizes the advantage/need to improve your dictionary.<br />
  23. 23. Improve your skills (Steno):<br />The results are instantaneous!<br />Identifies your weaknesses.<br />Improves your writing.<br />Stresses the need to learn your CAT software.<br />Emphasizes the advantage of using briefs.<br />Emphasizes the advantage/need to improve your dictionary.<br />
  24. 24. Increase your productivity (voice writing):<br />The results are instantaneous!<br />Immediately see your errors & provides the opportunity to correct them “on the fly”.<br />Affords the opportunity to edit on your downtime.<br />Stresses the need to learn your CAT software.<br />
  25. 25. Increase your productivity (Steno):<br />The results are instantaneous!<br />Immediately see your errors & provides the opportunity to correct them “on the fly”.<br />Affords the opportunity to edit on your downtime.<br />Stresses the need to learn your CAT software.<br />
  26. 26. Boost your confidence (voice writing):<br />The results are instantaneous!<br />You receive instant gratification for your efforts.<br />Realtime opens doors to other opportunities.<br />.<br />
  27. 27. Boost your confidence (steno):<br />The results are instantaneous!<br />You receive instant gratification for your efforts.<br />Realtime opens doors to other opportunities.<br />

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