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Republic of the Philippines

UNIVERSITY OF RIZAL SYSTEM


Rodriguez, Rizal
COURSE SYLLABUS

COLLEGE: BUSINESS
COURSE CODE / Course Title: Shorthand 102- Introduction to Basic Transcription
Credit Unit/No. of Contact hrs/wk: 5 hours/5 units
Prerequisite
:
NONE
Prerequisite to
:
SH 2
Type of Course
:
CORE
Term / SY
:
Second Semester, SY 2014-2015
Course Description

and

This course deals on the principles of Gregg Shorthand and the application of the Fundamental of Shorthand Writing. The students should in
the process of correct, misspelled words supply the correct punctuation apply common rules of grammar use capital letters correctly
explain or define certain words.
Introduction to Basic Transcription will help the students to increase their ability in taking dictation as well as skill in Transcription word
building and phrasing.

Course Objectives

A.

COGNETIVE OBJECTIVES: At the end of the course, the students must be able to attain the
following objectives with 100% proficiency:
1. Gain mastery in the principles of Gregg Shorthand writing.
2. Acquire the ability to handle simple problems of office style dictation.
3. Enhance their knowledge of basic shorthand that will enable to write with precision for long period of time.

B.

PSYCHOMOTOR OBJECTIVES: At the end of the course, the students must be able to meet the
following objectives with 100% accuracy:
4. Refine his writing style so as he may be able to read his shorthand notes rapidly and accurately.
5. Construct outlines for unfamiliar words under the stress of dictation.
6. Take dictation with speed accuracy.

7. Transcribe the dictation legibly.


C.

AFFECTIVE OBJECTIVES: At the end of the course, the student must be able to attain the
following objectives with 100% sensitivity.
8. Show awareness of the importance of learning shorthand to secretarial students.
9. Realize the value of proofreading, makes him aware of common transcription errors, and at the
same time enables him to check his weaknesses in the language arts and skills.

Course Outline
Chapter/Unit
Objectives

Topics

Understand
Unit 1the
importance
and
use
Gregg
Shorthand.
Learn
the
principles and
strokes of the
letters in
Gregg
Shorthand.

Read and Unit 2write


shorthand
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No. of Hours

References

Lessons 1-4
Sounds A,E, N, M
Sounds of T,D
Punctuation,
Paragraph
and
Capitalization
symbols
Sounds of H,-ing
Sound of long I
Sounds of O,R,L
Minor vowels omitted
Sound of Short I
Brief forms
Short and soft sounds of
A
Short and Soft sounds of
E
Lessons 5-8
Phrases

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strokes.
Identify
the
elements of
transcription
in
Gregg
Shorthand.

Realize
the Unit 3value
of
shorthand
writing .
Recognize the
sounds and
strokes
of
brief
forms
and
word endings.

Sounds of S,F,V
Fr, Fl Blend
Short and Soft sounds of
O
Similar words sight, site,
cite
Word beginning inSounds of OO, K,G
Sounds of W, Sw, Wh
Similar words To, Too, Two
and Knew, New
Sounds of S, P,B
Short and Soft sounds of
OO
Brief forms
Brief form phrases
Similar words It is, Its
Lessons 9-12
Theory and Brief form
phrases
Sound of Th
Sounds of Sh, Ch, J
Dates within sentence
Brief forms
Theory and brief form
phrases
Word ending ly
Word
endings
tion,ciency,-cient
Number expressions
Been, able, to phrases
Transcription of numbers

Edition. pp26-51

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college Book 1, McGraw Hill, Centennial
Edition. 54-79

Identify
the Unit 4 eliminated
words
on
phrases.
Distinguish
the sounds of
similar words
in
transcription.
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Brief forms
Sounds of Tem, Dem
Salutations
and
Complimentary closings
Transcription of names of
places, salutations, and
complimentary closings

Lessons 13-16

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college Book 1, McGraw Hill, Centennial
Edition. 82-103

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college Book 1, McGraw Hill, Centennial
Edition. 108-130

Word beginnings con-com


Sound of Th
Word beginning ReBrief forms
Eliminated word phrases
Sounds of ted, ded, dit
Similar words there, their
Word ending ther
Word beginning furSound of ow
Similar
words
weather,
whether
Brief forms
Special phrases
Word endings ure,-ual

Learn
the Unit 5Lessons 17-20
strokes
of
new
sounds
- Sounds of Nd, Nt
and omissions
- Omission of Short U
of word.

Minor vowels omitted

Learn
the
correct way of
transcribing
number
as
first word.

Similar words personal,


personnel
Brief forms
Word ending ble
Word ending ment
Number as first word of
sentence
Phrases
Sounds rd,Ld
Sound of sez
Brief forms
Sounds of dev, div, def,
dif
Sound of U

Learn
the Unit 6Lessons 21-24
strokes used
in
word
- Sounds of ten, den, tain
endings and
- Word ending-ical
they
should
- Special phrases to know
be able to
- Brief forms
read
and
- Word ending tial
transcribe
- Sound of oi
them
- Measures of time,
correctly.

percent, feet, and pounds


Men blend
Word ending ward
Numbers: time and
amounts
Brief forms
Word endings ings
Word endings rity, lity,
lty

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college Book 1, McGraw Hill, Centennial
Edition. Pp134-156

Review
the Unit 7
discussed the
strokes
and
apply it on
the
new
principles.

Lessons 25-28
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Learn the new


strokes in
similar words,
and word
beginnings

Sound of ort
Sound of Ea
Days and months
Brief forms
Word beginnings en, un
Sounds of ya, ye
Word ending ification
Word beginning misW dash
Brief forms
Thank phrases
Word beginning exSalutations and
complimentary closings
Similar words
correspondence,
correspondents, accept,
except

Unit 8Lessons 29-32


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college Book 1, McGraw Hill, Centennial
Edition. Pp160-183

Sound of la
Word beginning inter,
enter
Cities and states
Similar words, quit, quite,
quiet
Brief forms
Word ending tribute
Word ending ful
Sounds of md, mt

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college Book 1, McGraw Hill, Centennial
Edition. pp186-209

- Sound of x
- Word beginning al- Brief forms
- Word ending-quire
- Sound of Ng, nk
- Similar words some, sum
familiar Unit 9 Lessons 33-36

Be
with new brief
forms.

The students
should
be
able to take
dictation and
transcription
with
speed
and accuracy.

Identify
and Unit 10
use
the
similar words
and
name
endings
correctly.
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Edition. Pp212-236

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college Book 1, McGraw Hill, Centennial
Edition. Pp238-258

Word endings ition, -ation,


Word ending-hood
Sound of UL
Brief forms
Sounds of Ern, Erm
Word endings, -titute,
-titude
Similar words know, no
Minor vowels omitted
Word beginnings ah, aw
Word ending ingly
Similar words principle,
principal
Brief forms
Word beginnings superWord ending ulate
Word ending quent
Similar words advise,
advice

Lessons 37-40
Word ending ship
Word beginnings im,em
Word beginning trans
Brief forms
Word ending ily
Similar words piece, peace
Word ending ology

Word beginning and ending


self
Word ending iety
Brief forms
Name endings ington,
-ingham, -ville, -burgh
Similar words sense, cents

Read
and Unit 11Lessons 41-44
write
shorthand
- Dictation speed building
strokes.
- Transcription skill
Identify
the
development
elements of
- Related numbers in a
transcription
sentence
in
Gregg
- Punctuation, commas in a
Shorthand
series
which
- Similar words stationary,
includes
stationery
spelling
- Punctuation, as, if, when
grammar and
clauses
typing style.
Read
and Unit 12
Lessons 45-48
write
shorthand
- Dictation Speed Building
strokes.
- Transcription skill

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college Book 1, McGraw Hill, Centennial
Edition. Pp262-277

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college Book 1, McGraw Hill, Centennial
Edition. Pp280-295

development
Similar words past, passed
Similar words council,
counsel
Similar words lose, loose,
loss

Identify
the Unit 13
elements of
transcription
in
Gregg
Shorthand
which
includes
spelling
grammar and
typing style.

Lessons 49-52
Dictation speed building
Transcription skill
development
Punctuation, commas with
conjunctions

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college Book 1, McGraw Hill, Centennial
Edition. pp298-313

Teaching Methods/Strategies

Lecture Demonstration Methods, Dictation, Reading and Transcription

Requirements

attendance, shorthand notebook

Assessment / Evaluation

60% scheduled exams


40% class standing (10% attendance, assignment; !5% recitation, quizz)

Laboratory / Equipment
Texts
References

Prepared and Revised by:

:
:
:

NONE
(identifies materials to be used in the delivery of course content; identifies which textbooks)

Zoubek and Condon, Gregg Shorthand college Book 1, McGraw Hill, Centennial Edition.

Michael L Protacio

Endorsed by:

Reviewed by:

Engr. Jericho Inarda


Dean, College of Business

Dr. Reneecilia B. Paz De Leon


Executive Director for Curriculum and Instruction

Approved by:

Prof. Maricel B. Berdan


Campus Director