SpeechCAT 101

The Introduction to SpeechCAT class includes an introduction to the primary screens, tabs, lists, buttons and icons, program views, and configuration screens that the end user will see as they begin utilizing SpeechCAT.  This class also introduces the end user to Styles, Display Sets, Cases and Print Sets which all assist the voice writer in assuring that their takedown looks correct from the time it lays down as the writer speaks all the way through to printing the final transcript.

Learn at your own pace on your own schedule.  With videos to help you along the way.

The student can expect to spend approximately 60 hours on these tasks.

Introduction to SpeechCAT Class cost: $300.00 per month  

Live lessons are not included.  Amount of live lessons per course will be at the discretion of the instructor. Please see ACE Live Lessons for costs.

Continuing Education Credits available. Letter must be requested and credits awarded are dependent on organization.

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Introduction to SpeechCAT

SpeechCAT Terminology Quiz

Match the Icon/Button to its purpose

Quiz on USB Audio Devices

What SpeechCAT Screens will be used for what tasks

Styles, Display Sets, Print Sets

Quiz on Display Sets, Styles and Print Sets

The Sound Setup

Audio Input Devices

Configure Sound Setup

Sound Setup

First Dictation in SpeechCAT

Dragon (SRE) “Options”

Video on Dictation in SpeechCAT


Perform Correction

Quiz on Correction

Dictate and Correct AGAIN

Editing with audio in Scope

SpeechCAT Hotkeys Handy

Video on Editing in Scope

Audio Control Hotkeys and the Foot pedal

Editing Hotkeys in Scope

Edit the jobs that you have Corrected

View Presentation on Editing in Scope

Quiz on Editing in Scope

Finalize (add covers and certificates)

Video on Finalize and Present

Add cover and certificate pages to your document

Quiz on Finalize.

Present (move to the word processor)

Present and Choosing a Word Processor

Quiz on the Present (to word processor) feature

Present to PDF via Print Sets

Quiz on Print Sets

Generate ASCII

More information on the Generate ASCII Feature

Compress and Move to History

Move to History and Archive

Compress the Audio of your Job and Move to History

Quiz on Move to History and Archive

Resources to Import

Resource: Brief Forms

Resource: Word Swap

Resource: Conflicts

Import ACE Styles

Import ACE Print Sets

PRACTICE in Realtime, CART and Captioning

Realtime takedown from Courtroom

Dictation of a class experience using the CART feature

Dictation of a Class experience

Realtime dictation of a Captioning Experience


Court Reporting, CART, Captioning Exercise Feedback


Review – SpeechCAT Features

Practical Exercises in the Use of SpeechCAT

Questions and Answers Forum

Book – RealTime Options

Resource – Hotkeys Overview

Brief Forms

Resource – Word Swap

FAQ on Word Swap

Resource – Backing up Options

Resource – Confirm Backup

Assignment – Backup Options Discussion

Realtime Readiness

Assignment #1 Dictate and Correct

Correction in SpeechCAT

Assignment #2 Utilize Learn from Specific Documents

Document Clean Up

Learn from Specific Documents

Assignment #3 Create VoiceStrokes


Assignment – Create an Include File

Assignment #4 Untranslates


Assignment #5 Realtime Rules and Rules Folders

FAQ on Realtime Rules

Video on Realtime Rules

Assignment #6 Conflicts


Lesson – Practicing with Conflicts

What is Your Conflict?

Assignment #7 Send a Realtime Feed

Sending Realtime Feeds

Quiz on Realtime Feeds