Literary Braille Transcribing

 

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Application for Literary Braille Transcribing Course

Please be sure to read all instructions and eligibility requirements before completing this application. Complete all required fields and click "Submit."

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Computer Use

If you will be using a computer for the course, please complete the following:

Local Assistance

Some students work independently but receive assistance from a local braille group as needed. Some students receive formal instruction from a local instructor. Copies of the report on your trial manuscript will be mailed to both the group chairperson and instructor, as applicable. If you plan to work with a local group, please complete the following:

If you plan to receive formal help from a local instructor, please complete the following:
The following required course materials should be downloaded from https://nfb.org/braille-transcribing.

  • Instruction Manual for Braille Transcribing - UEB Edition, 2015
  • Drills Reproduced in Braille - UEB Edition 2015
  • The Rules of Unified English Braille, Second Edition 2013 (Note that this code book is the basis for this course; however, all of the information you will need to complete the early course lessons is contained in the instruction manual and drills supplement.)
Students enrolled in the course who are unable to use the electronic version of these materials should contact Trisha Tatam,ttatam@nfb.org, or call 410-659-9314, extension 2510.
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