"Appropriate and related knowledge" means facts, information, or principles that are clearly relevant to the licensee in performing responsibilities under a license. These facts, information, or principles must convey substantive and procedural knowledge as it relates to postlicensing issues and must be relevant to the technical aspects of a particular area of continuing education.
"Classroom hour" means a 50-minute hour. Breaks must not be accumulated in order to dismiss the class early. Classes must not be offered to any one student for longer than eight hours in one day, excluding meal breaks.
"Commissioner" means the commissioner of commerce.
"Coordinator" means an individual who is responsible for monitoring approved educational offerings.
"Education provider" means a person offering or providing approved education.
"Encrypted online examination" means an examination offered over the Internet that is (1) inaccessible to anyone but the student taking the examination, who must have a unique login and password to see it, and (2) protected with security measures that make it unreadable if it is electronically stolen. In addition, the student must not have the ability to download and save the examination in any readable form.
"Instructor" means an individual who (1) lectures in an approved educational offering, or (2) creates an interactive Internet or self-study course.
"Licensee" means a person licensed by the Department of Commerce for whom an examination is required before licensure.
"Overpayment" means any payment of money in excess of a statutory fee.
"Person" means a natural person, firm, institution, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, or association.
"Proctor" means a disinterested third party with no conflict of interest who verifies a student's identity and processes an affidavit testifying that the student received no outside assistance with the course or examination.
"Professional designation" means a written, proctored, and graded examination, the passage of which leads to a bona fide professional designation used by licensees.
NOTE: This section, as added by Laws 2009, chapter 63, section 3, is effective July 1, 2010. Laws 2009, chapter 63, section 78.