Court Reporting Equipment

Stenograph Student Options

  • Writer with Realtime Capability (Luminex Student CSE, Wave, Diamante, for example):
    • Must get writer with a wide asterisk key, which goes wide to the right
    • Must have a wide final DZ key, which goes wide to the left
    • Real-time cable
  • Laptop
    • Must use a Windows operating system. (Chromebook, Apple/Mac or netbook computers are not acceptable.)
    • Should have at least one USB port, 8GB or more of RAM, at least 256 BG SSD drive, and a 2.0+ GHz processor
    • Microsoft Office and PDF reader required
  • Software
    • Stenograph's Case Catalyst Student Software & Realtime Coach (included in tuition)
    • Case Catalyst by Stenograph (not included in Tuition)
  • Books
    • StenEd Realtime Theory Book, latest version
    • Bad Grammer/Good Punctuation (testbook and workbook) by Margie Wakeman Wells
    • Learning to Use Case Catalyst, latest version, by Kathryn Dittmeier
    • Legal Terminology and Usage for Court Reporters, Second Edition (Revised) by Ted H. Gordon, J.D., M.B.A.
    • Medical Terminology, a Short Course, 9th Edition, by Davi-Ellen Chabner

These books are part of the Gator Book Pack for the individual courses, but some may not be required to be returned at the end of the semester.

Contact Info

Academic Advising

For registration and admission information, please contact:

Academic Advising
Phone: (409) 882-3340
Ron E. Lewis Library

Program Director

For additional program information, please contact:

Cristy Smith
Phone:(409) 882-3307
Allied Health Building, Rm. 222

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