CART Captioning is a growing and gratifying career, but it requires knowledge of your audience -- individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, late-deaf. or deaf-blind; knowledge of Support Groups, Assistive Devices and Cochlear Implants; Business Practice and Ethical Guidelines; working with Sign Language Interpreters; creating on-site and remote displays; editing CART files, layouts, parentheticals, and building your dictionary.
Gayl Hardeman was awarded the Distinguished Service Award in 1996 from the Massachusetts Court Reporters Association for educating CART Providers, and she will guide you to being ready to take the NCRA CRC exam.
Learn to caption for Television from veteran broadcast captioner Karla Ray, former captioning trainer for VITAC.
From dictionary building and file organization to set-up for encoders, modems, and baud rates, Karla will guide you calmly through the process. In this course Karla will cover story line-up, prep, pre-scripting, post-production dictionary work, troubleshooting, and computer care.
Ten weekly two-hour live sessions (20 hours).
Earn 2.05 points from NCRA (1.80 CEUs + .25 PDCs)