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§ 2414. Definitions.

16 CA ADC § 2414BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 24. Court Reporters Board of California
Article 2. Court Reporting Schools
16 CCR § 2414
§ 2414. Definitions.
(a) Any person teaching an academic course, that is a course other than machine shorthand or keyboarding, in a court reporting program, shall meet at least one of the following criteria:
(1) Possess at a minimum a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree.
(2) Possess at a minimum either an Associate degree in the subject being taught and two years of experience in a related field, or an Associate degree not in the subject being taught and four years of experience in a related field.
(3) Possess a current license as a certified shorthand reporter or an RPR certificate from the National Court Reporters Association, and in addition, a minimum of two years of experience in a related field.
(4) Possess a minimum of four years of experience teaching the subject being taught or a minimum of four years of experience in a job substantially related to the subject being taught.
(b) Any person teaching a machine speed-building course, that is a course other than an academic course or keyboarding, shall meet one of the following criteria:
(1) Possess at a minimum a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree.
(2) Possess at a minimum either an Associate degree in the subject being taught or an Associate degree not in the subject being taught and two years of experience in a related field.
(3) Possess a current license as a certified shorthand reporter or an RPR certificate from the National Court Reporters Association.
(4) Completed all requirements of a California recognized court reporter training program through the 180 word per minute machine speed class and possesses two years of teaching experience.
(c) Any person hired as a reader by a school shall be trained by the school and shall demonstrate proficiency using a stopwatch, enunciating standard English, familiarity with common phrasing, and a propensity for maintaining consistency within the same speed level.
(d) A “full-time student” shall be defined as enrolled in school for a minimum of 24 clock hours per week or successfully maintaining either 12 credits per semester or 12 credits per quarter, including 10 hours of live dictation machine speed classes per week.
(e) “Classroom lecture” is defined as an instruction course in which both the student and the instructor are physically present at the same time in the same classroom.
(f) “Online instruction” is defined as instruction which may be in realtime, virtual-time, or any combination thereof, and which meets the requirements of non-lecture instruction as defined in subsection (h).
(g) “Instruction” is defined as instructor directed activities including classroom lecture, non-lecture instruction and other directed activities identified in course outlines that lead to the accomplishment of the identified learning outcomes.
(h) “Non-lecture instruction” is defined as any academic course under this article that is taught in a non-lecture instruction setting. The school shall prepare and maintain a written statement outlining the course objectives, proposed learning outcomes, the methods of measuring those outcomes, and how this method of instruction meets the course objectives and outcomes. Such instruction requires the availability of an instructor and interim evaluations.
(i) “Direct supervision” shall provide verification of the student's identity, the reasonable assurance that the student is the author of any work product, and shall protect testing and qualifier materials. Direct supervision may take the form of physical or non-physical observation of the student, comparison of work product against stenographic notes, or other methods, as determined and reviewed and approved by the Board.
(j) “Interactive realtime” is defined as the student outputting to a second computer.
Note: Authority cited: Section 8007, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 8007 and 8027, Business and Professions Code.
HISTORY
1. New section filed 12-9-2002; operative 1-8-2002 (Register 2002, No. 50).
2. Amendment of subsections (a)(2), (a)(4) and (b), repealer of subsection (b)(5), amendment of subsections (c)-(d) and (h) and new subsections (i)-(j) filed 8-31-2011; operative 9-30-2011 (Register 2011, No. 35).
This database is current through 7/29/22 Register 2022, No. 30
16 CCR § 2414, 16 CA ADC § 2414
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