Transcription Window Part 2

This is an extension of my last post.  Thanks, Will, for your comment about creating multiple columns in the transcription window.  In this screencast I give a few tips about creation and organization of those new columns so you can begin your coding process without a code window.  This is a nice option for researchers who are used to coding videos from transcriptions rather than with video software. 

Though you can use the transcription window to completely avoid the code window, I still highly recommend using it as a starting point rather than your primary method of coding.  If you only use transcriptions to generate codes, you are losing the video dimension that makes Studiocode so powerful.  I see the transcription window as an optional starting point and a wonderful ending point to enhance presentations.  I’ll discuss this further in future posts. 

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Posted on September 4, 2014, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Justin Tanisawa

    Great post, Tara. For those that add multiple Speaker columns, just remember that there can only be one Speaker (i.e. row name) assigned to a given instance. So if/when you sync back to the timeline, the instance in the timeline will end up residing in the row that corresponds with the left-most Speaker column in the Transcription Window. For example: If you were to move the Code 2 (Speaker) column to the left of the Code 1 (Speaker) column, then sync, all the instances in the timeline would be reassigned to the Code 2 row.

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