Transcribing. - 2nd ed.

United States, 1966

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Episode of Series “The Secretary”
Following through a typical series of transcribing assignments, we learn about the placing of work materials to avoid waste motion; establishing priorities so that rush items get out first; and typing techniques for faster, neater letters. Basic letter forms and procedures for transcribing from a dictating machine.


production company

Coronet Instructional Films






Black and White

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Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Office equipment and supplies

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Office management

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Office practice

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Paper work (Office practice)

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Secretaries

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Occupational training

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Secretaries

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States




16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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