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Master the Expander: The #1 Tool for Transcription!

Learn text expander shortcut methods to increase your typing speed and productivity at the keyboard!
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9.4

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10.0

Feedback

9.1

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Platform: Udemy
Video: 4h 10m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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9.9 / 10

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9.4 / 10
This course was last updated on 6/2021.

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9.1 / 10
Video Score: 8.2 / 10
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The average video length is 1 hours 34 minutes of 19 Transcription courses on Udemy.
Detail Score: 9.6 / 10

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Description

Disclaimer: Please note that this course uses Instant Text 7 and not IT8 and 9. However, the big focus of this course is in learning shortcut methods, which is universal and transferrable to whatever expander you use.
Welcome to the first course of its kind, specifically designed to teach the transcriptionist how to become super efficient at the keyboard with the use of a text expander! 

In brief, the text expander is a typing productivity tool that docks onto the bottom of any word processor, such as MS Word, Google Docs, and editing platforms used by transcription companies. With the expander docked to your editing screen, specialized terminology and commonly used phrases can be typed very quickly using abbreviations or shortcuts that the user assigns to the program. This significantly reduces the number of keystrokes needing to by typed, which in turn increases your speed immensely.  The text expander also prevents critical spelling errors and cuts down on the amount of wear and tear on your wrists, joints, and hands.

This course is geared toward the transcriptionist who has peaked in their level of productivity at the keyboard and would like to increase their line rate. This course will also benefit the transcription student who is looking for an in-depth course on the text expander so they are more prepared prior to entering the workforce. With the specialized terminology already provided within the text expander glossaries, students and seasoned transcriptionists alike will feel more equipped and efficient in their work as a transcriptionist.
Stay ahead of the curve and learn how to use the text expander program that all your colleagues are talking about!  

You will learn

✓ Please Note: The text expander used to demonstrate shortcut methods (Instant Text) is NOT compatible with macOS.
✓ Develop your own easy-to-remember shorthand abbreviations for headings, specialized terminology, medications, and client-specific information.
✓ Enhance entries with comments or flags to prevent critical errors.
✓ Create custom glossaries for specific clients or fields of practice.
✓ Create powerful commands for the editing of voice recognized material.

Requirements

• Please Note: The text expander used to demonstrate shortcut methods (Instant Text) is NOT compatible with mac
• OS.
• Installation of Instant Text Pro 7 is recommended, but the shortcut methods taught in this course is applicable to all other third-party text expander programs.
• As this course will be utilizing Instant Text Pro 7 to learn shortcut methods, instructions on where and how to download the free 30-day trial is included.
• Geared toward medical transcriptionists, but this course can also be used as a guide on how to use the text expander for other types of transcription (legal, general).

This course is for

• Seasoned medical transcriptionists who want to increase their speed and efficiency through the use of a text expander.
• Transcriptionists of other types (legal, general, etc.) who want to learn how to create shortcuts for commonly dictated words and phrases through the use of a text expander.
• Medical transcription students who want to learn how to use the text expander prior to entering the workforce.

How much does the Master the Expander: The #1 Tool for Transcription! course cost? Is it worth it?

The course costs $15.99. And currently there is a 36% discount on the original price of the course, which was $24.99. So you save $9 if you enroll the course now.
The average price is $13.5 of 19 Transcription courses on Udemy.

Does the Master the Expander: The #1 Tool for Transcription! course have a money back guarantee or refund policy?

YES, Master the Expander: The #1 Tool for Transcription! has a 30-day money back guarantee. The 30-day refund policy is designed to allow students to study without risk.

Are there any SCHOLARSHIPS for this course?

Currently we could not find a scholarship for the Master the Expander: The #1 Tool for Transcription! course, but there is a $9 discount from the original price ($24.99). So the current price is just $15.99.

Who is the instructor? Is Linda Wagner a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

Linda Wagner has created 1 courses that got 181 reviews which are generally positive. Linda Wagner has taught 667 students and received a 4.8 average review out of 181 reviews. Depending on the information available, Linda Wagner is a TRUSTED instructor.
Professional Transcriptionist
Linda Wagner is the owner/operator of a transcription-based business and is active in helping others excel in the field of medical transcription. Prior to taking on her new role as an Udemy instructor, she also served as an education assistant at CanScribe Career College with a focus on grammar and punctuation, which is another subject she remains highly passionate about.

With her desire to assist others in overcoming the challenges in a field that is largely paid based on productivity, she continues to support and encourage others to succeed in the field of transcription.

9.9

CourseMarks Score®

9.4

Freshness

10.0

Feedback

9.1

Content

Platform: Udemy
Video: 4h 10m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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