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NCRA Webinars

Wednesday, October 12, 2016: 3:00 – 4:30 pm EST (0.15 CEU)

Title: Mentoring students for tomorrow’s professionals

Description: What is involved in successfully mentoring students in a court reporting program? What do schools need from professionals? Current best practices along with common pitfalls for the implementation and maintenance of effective mentorship activities will be discussed. Make a difference in students’ lives through mentoring!

Presenter: Kelly R. Moranz, CRI

Kelly Moranz has been in the court reporting field since 1985 and graduated from Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C). She has worked in multiple freelance firms in a variety of roles. Kelly became involved in education in 2006 as a part-time faculty member and is currently the program manager for the Captioning and Court Reporting Program at Tri-C. Kelly has been instrumental in developing courses, curriculum, recruiting, and expanding the program. She facilitates a mentorship program that has been recognized by the college for its unique approach in supporting students. She was awarded the Ralph M. Besse, Excellence in Teaching Award in 2015, has received the inaugural JCR Award for Leadership and Team-Building and CASE Educator of the Year Award in 2016 and is the CASE Educator of the Year.

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Wednesday, October 24, 2016: 4:00 – 5:00 pm EST (0.1 CEU)

Title: Automating the paperwork associated with video depositions

Description: Making life as a videographer a little bit easier, well the paperwork at least. Steve Lubetkin will present how to create form fields in Adobe Acrobat to minimize duplication in completing paperwork (less risk of errors too), as well as introducing you to the Dymo 450 Turbo label printer for making DVD labels. Step by step instruction on how to use tools that will save you time and effort.

Presenter: Steve Lubetkin, CLVS

Steve Lubetkin is managing partner of The Lubetkin Media Companies, an award-winning producer of documentary style radio, TV and other multimedia content distributed over the Internet as podcasts. He has earned the Certified Legal Video Specialist (CLVS) credential from the National Court Reporters Association and is a New Jersey Notary Public.

A seasoned technology futurist, Steve was one of the first journalists to use portable computer technology in the field when he reported on a Grateful Dead rock concert in 1977. He has included an email address on his business card since 1988. He is a senior fellow and advisory board member of the Society for New Communications Research, a global research and education organization dedicated to the advanced study of the latest developments in new and emerging communications tools and technologies such as digital, social media, and mobile, and their effect on business, culture, and society.

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