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49 Pa. Code § 36.263. Distance education.

§ 36.263. Distance education.

 A distance education course is acceptable for continuing education credit if it is approved by the Board and meets the following conditions:

   (1)  The course is presented by one of the following:

     (i)   A course provider that presents the course to an organized group in an instructional setting with a person qualified and available to answer questions, provide information and monitor attendance.

     (ii)   An accredited (Commission on Colleges or a regional accreditation association) college or university that offers distance education programs in other disciplines.

     (iii)   A course provider that has received approval for course design and delivery mechanism from the IDECC and approval for course content from the Board or from the AQB through its Course Approval Program.

   (2)  With regard to a course presented under paragraph (1)(ii) or (iii), the certified Pennsylvania evaluator either successfully completes a written examination proctored by an official approved by the college, university or other course provider or successfully completes the course mechanisms required for course accreditation that evidence the learner’s mastery and fluency of the course content.

   (3)  The content and length of the course meets the requirements of §  36.262 (relating to continuing education subject matter).


   The provisions of this §  36.263 amended under sections 5(2), 6(f) and 10(b) of the Real Estate Appraisers Certification Act (63 P. S. § §  457.5(2), 457.6(f) and 457.10(b)); and sections 3, 4(d) and 12 of the Assessors Certification Act (63 P. S. § §  458.3, 458.4(d) and 458.12).


   The provisions of this §  36.263 amended July 20, 2007, effective July 21, 2007, 37 Pa.B. 3367. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (253894).

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