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Posts tagged "Continuing Education"

What Do Employers Seek in You?

Randi Hecht, owner and founder of Intellitext, explains how a TypeWell transcriber's résumé, social media presence, and professional image can impress (or turn off) prospective employers ...  

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A Time Management Course Worth Every Second

A disability services coordinator took a sneak preview of TypeWell’s new Short Course on time management and explains why this fresh take on the age-old "art" of work-life balance might be just the thing you need this semester...

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Call for Volunteers! 2016 TypeWell Conference Planning Committee

We're due for another TypeWell conference, don't you think?

Volunteer for the Conference Committee! We hope to schedule the next big professional development event for early Summer 2016. Organizers will develop a conference theme, secure a location, raise funds, find sponsors, develop a call for proposals, manage a selection committee, schedule sessions, organize catering, and all of the other logistics that go into planning a successful event...

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Coordinator Spotlight: Tina Cowsert at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

I interviewed Tina Cowsert recently about her process of acclimation to her new position as Access Specialist for Deaf/HOH and Blind/Low Vision students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 

Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES) is a bustling and extensive department, and I was aware that TypeWell was likely only a small portion of Tina's position, particularly in the first few weeks, so I checked in with her about two months after her start date for this interview.

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How I conquered my fear of math: a transcriber's journey.

TypeWell transcribers can work in a number of disciplines, from English to history to even heating and air conditioning courses (I know this from personal experience). But what happens if you are in a math class with complex equations, like...

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