What presentation methods satisfy “interactivity as a key component” as required in Rule 795(a)(6)?
Supreme Court Rule(s) cited in this FAQ: Rule 795
In each course, each participant must have: (1) the opportunity to ask questions; and (2) the ability to receive a prompt response from a person qualified in that subject.
As examples of interactivity for live courses, participants may pose questions to faculty or qualified commentators in person, via telephone, or via monitored email or online communication (e.g., a monitored chat room).
As examples of interactivity for recorded courses, participants may pose questions to faculty or qualified commentators via telephone or monitored email or online communication with a qualified commentator who responds within a reasonable time.
Interactivity may also include Internet links to relevant cases, statutes, articles, or other sources, but these resources alone do not establish interactivity.
In the application, a provider must detail how “interactivity as a key component” is achieved for each delivery method requested:
Faculty in the room with participants
Significantly, when a provider features components as “interactivity” in its course application, the provider must include them in the advertised program fee charged for the course as there can be no separate charge for those components. Rule 795(a)(6).
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