Taking the Distance Out of Distance Education


Live webinar September 27, 2023 @ 7:00 pm Eastern - Struggling with the “distance” between teaching and learning in an online environment?  Join us in this short one-hour webinar to learn how to take the “distance” out of distance education.  Discover best practices, tips, and tricks for connecting with students, building an engaging online classroom, and developing the instructor-student relationship.

NOTE: Educators at NCRA-approved court reporting programs may attend for FREE; other educators receive a $30 discount code. Email schools@ncra.org for more information.

Total CEU 0.1

Registrations expire 30 days after the live event.

Robyn M. Hennigan, RPR, CRI

Clark State

Robyn Hennigan is a Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) and Certified Realtime Instructor (CRI) and is the Program Coordinator and Senior Technical Instructor in the Judicial Court Reporting degree program at Clark State College.  Robyn has been serving the court reporting profession for 33 years in varying capacities and has served as the program coordinator and only full-time faculty member in the Clark State Court Reporting Program since 2002.  

 Hennigan’s professional endeavors include writing and managing two grants for the college, developing the court reporting degree program online, developing certificate programs online, and working in conjunction with the faculty at Stark State College to create a shared online degree program between Clark State and Stark State Colleges.  Robyn also owns and operates RHProofPlus, a scoping and proofreading business serving the reporting profession since 2006.   

At the national level, Robyn is a professional member of the National Court Reporters Association and was appointed to the NCRA Board of Directors in 2017, where she served a short stint prior to resigning due to a family illness.  Robyn has also served as a certification test grader for NCRA for more than 20 years, and she has attended the Association’s Legislative Boot Camp and many of its TechCon and annual conferences.  She has served on multiple NCRA committees, including the Test Advisory Council and the Council on Approved Student Education, and has developed and hosted webinars for NCRA.  Robyn is also a member of the Ohio Court Reporters Association where she served on its Board of Directors in various positions for over ten years and was recognized in 2010 as its Outstanding Associate member.

 For Clark State, Robyn has served on many faculty and college committees, including Co-Chair of the Technology Council, Faculty Senator for the Business and Applied Technologies School, President-Elect and President of Faculty Senate, Assistant Secretary of Faculty Senate, and Co-Chair of the Strategic Planning and Resource Council’s Goal 4, Initiative 1 Work Group.

 Robyn has presented in various venues including the Ohio Department of Higher Education, the Administrative Professionals’ annual seminar, the Council of Administrative Professionals at Clark State, the OCRA annual conference, the NCRA teacher webinar series, and at the Vice-president of Academic Affairs’ college-wide meeting.  

Rene Eneix, M.Ed., CRI

Department Chair/Associate Professor in the Digital Media and Administrative Technologies Department Stark State College

René Eneix, is an Associate Professor in the Judicial Reporting Program. Rene has been with Stark State College since 1997. She has held various positions throughout the College as both a staff and faculty member. She has been a full-time faculty member in the Digital Media and Administrative Technologies Department since 2006 teaching online courses in Judicial Reporting, Legal Assisting, Computer Applications, and Office Administration. In 2012, René was promoted to Department Chair and is currently Assistant Dean over Information Technology (IT).

 Rene is currently a member of the National Court Reporters Association, Ohio Court Reporters Association, and International Association of Administrative Professionals. Rene is a Quality Matters Peer Reviewer for online learning courses and holds her Peer Review Certification. She has presented at VITAC and Stark State College Captioning Seminars, Administrative Professionals celebration luncheon, and Assessment and Academic Program Review workshops. 


Taking the Distance Out of Distance Education
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QUIZ - Taking the Distance Out of Distance Education
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