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It’s a great time to watch fan favorite Connect sessions

Five of the fan favorite sessions from NCRA Connect Virtual 2020 conference are available as e-sessions for purchase, offering a great opportunity to earn CEUs to anyone who needs to maintain certifications or just upgrade the skills they need to continue working in this new era.

If you are interested in gadgets, don’t miss Reporters and Gadgets and Apps — Oh, My! presented by Lynette Mueller, RDR, CRR, a freelancer in Memphis, Tenn.

“Want to fill your need to embrace gadgets and apps and ease them into your workflow?” Mueller said. “My Connect Virtual webinar may be just what you’re looking for! I’m so honored that this session is a fan favorite and being offered to court reporters who couldn’t attend the convention this year!”

Mueller said she is careful about which apps and gadgets make her list.

“The criteria must be that they are unique and must do something that cannot be done with a different app or gadget or it does it better and more efficiently and, also, it must help with my court reporting workflow,” she said. “This learning session covers so many awesome recommendations — from remote depositions to microphones to headphones and many more!”

Watch Mueller’s Instagram account, @omegareporting, for details about a new contest she is running related to her presentation. It ends Nov. 14.

Another session features Rene White Moarefi, RPR, CRR, a freelancer in Houston, Texas, who presented about marking exhibits. She said, “You will learn how to confidently mark exhibits electronically with ease!”

The cost for each session is $55 for members and $79 for nonmembers. Each of the sessions are worth 0.1 CEU.

Five e-sessions from the NCRA Connect Virtual 2020 conference are being offered:

Reporters and Gadgets and Apps — Oh, My!

Presented by Lynette Mueller, RDR, CRR

Learn to be self-sufficient, productive, efficient, and courageous in your everyday professional life! Lynette Mueller will share the gadgets, apps, and other resources that assist her to meet the many challenges that may arise in the deposition or courtroom setting. She will also talk about the workflow she uses after the job — work smarter, not harder!

Ethics Jeopardy

Presented by Andrea Kreutz , CLVS; Mindy Sindiong, CLVS; LaJuana Pruitt, CLVS; and Tim Janes, CLVS

This session is presented as an educational game show where contestants answered everyday videographer scenarios. Categories include Remote Depositions, The Secret World, and It’s Not That Kind of Video.

Just Okay is NOT Okay; Is YOUR Realtime Good Enough?

Presented by Anissa Nierenberger, RPR, CRR, CRC, CRI

While realtime does not mean perfection, how do you know if your realtime measures up as a sellable product? Let’s look beyond the gray and examine concrete, real-world examples of what is great, good, and just okay. Just because you can read through it doesn’t mean that your clients can. Anissa Nierenberger will debunk untranslate rate myths and other misperceptions about quality realtime. She’ll also provide solutions to common stacking and easy brief ideas, as well as explain why you should be editing in a way that school never taught you! If you’ve felt “in the dark” regarding realtime standards, you won’t want to miss this presentation!

Social Media Bootcamp

Presented by Cathy O’Neal

What social media should I use? When should I post? How often? What should I say? Do I have to answer every stupid comment? Can’t someone else just do it for me? Social media can be just one more chore, or it can help you gain visibility, reputation, and clients. Learn the who, what, when, where, and why of social media from a seasoned communications pro who has a 3.2 million Facebook reach! Weed out the stuff you don’t need, focus on the stuff you do need, and walk away from the session with action items you can use right away to start building the social media presence you want.

Marking Exhibits Electronically for Remote Proceedings

Presented by Rene White Moarefi, RPR, CRR

This session will cover the steps for marking exhibits electronically during remote proceedings, including download and setup of electronic exhibit stamps.

For more information or to purchase any of these sessions, click here.