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Training & Assessment

  • How do I know if a transcriber is qualified?

    Only qualified TypeWell transcribers are permitted to use the TypeWell software. This is because we care about providing high-quality services for all individuals who receive TypeWell communication access services. Read more about our Quality Assurance Measures (https://typewell.reamaze.com/artic...
  • Transcriber Evaluation Tools & Resources

    posted November 2, 2013 3-minute overview of tools to help TypeWell service coordinators evaluate transcripts, and to help transcribers improve their skills: 35-minute video of service coordinator teleconference: The Quick Transcript Review Method (http://user.typewell.com/mentor/QuickTran...
  • About the TypeWell Educational History Page

    The Educational History page is the official training record of all TypeWell courses and grades completed by an individual. The most recent entries are shown first. See also:      I'm a qualified transcriber. How do I send my training history to a potential employer? (https://typewell.reamaze....
  • To train? Or not to train?

    You've decided to provide TypeWell services in your school or organization. Should you recruit and train your own transcriber, or should you contract with an already-trained service provider? One of the most important points to consider is the number of hours of support services you want to prov...
  • Transcriber Skill Assessment ($150)

    Available for both TypeWell and C-Print providers! In response to overwhelming requests from employers and experienced transcribers, we now offer a formal Skill Assessment for professional transcribers who have at least one year of experience providing real-time communication access. This assess...
  • Skill Assessment FAQ

    In this article: General Questions What is the TypeWell Skill Assessment? Which skills are being assessed? Is there a knowledge test (e.g. multiple choice or short essay)? How long does the assessment take, and when will we see the results? What is the subject content and difficulty level of th...
  • How to interpret your Skill Assessment results

    A TypeWell transcriber’s goal is to capture spoken content clearly, accurately, and completely. A Skill Assessment is a snapshot in time, demonstrating one’s ability to meet this goal while transcribing the audio from a real classroom lecture or discussion. In this article: Possible scores on t...
  • Skill Assessment Supplementary Feedback ($20-50)

    You may also be interested in:    Skill Assessment FAQ (https://support.typewell.com/articles/skill-assessment-faq)    How to interpret the results of your Skill Assessment (https://support.typewell.com/articles/how-to-interpret-your-skill-assessment-results) Transcribers or employers can or...
  • Skill Consultation

    Improve your skills. Connect with an expert. Do you want to strengthen your chunking skills, reduce error corrections, or enhance your use of advanced software features? Is there some aspect of your skill development that feels "stuck"? As a professional transcriber, you may wish to target spec...
  • Reinstating a transcriber's service qualification after it has been revoked

    We offer two options for transcribers who wish to reinstate their TypeWell service qualification: Complete the TypeWell Refresher Course (https://support.typewell.com/articles/refresher-course), which takes an average of 2 months, OR "Test out" of the Refresher Course by doing a remote Skill Con...