|(a) A program provider that offers or provides an online
court-ordered program to participants must:
(1) ensure that it has access to internet service with
sufficient bandwidth to successfully provide, without interruption
to the participants, in such a manner that is conducive to instruction
(2) provide instructors with the proper equipment that
is in good working order and that allows for virtual, real-time, and
interactive presentation of all course materials; and
(3) confirm that all classes are instructed using current
department-approved curriculum and materials, and that all classes
are conducted in accordance with department rules and current laws.
(b) An instructor must ensure that the online classroom
camera is clearly focused on the instructor at all times, and that
all participants remain on their cameras throughout the entire class.
Instructors and participants are allowed to be off camera during course
(c) An instructor must take the attendance of participants
on the course roster and confirm audio and visual function of the
participant's equipment from each participant before the start of
each class. The instructor must not admit any participant into an
online class if the participant does not have functioning audio and
video capability on his or her equipment.
(d) A program provider must not enroll a participant
into an online court-ordered program if the participant does not have
compatible equipment that can allow the participant to take, attend,
or complete the program.
(e) An instructor must remove any participant from
class who fails to remain visible on the participant's camera and
report the incident to the program provider at the end of the class.
The program provider must record the incident in the course records.
The instructor or the program provider must not present a certificate
to any participant who fails to complete a court-ordered program.
(f) The online program provider is responsible for
the administration of pre-course testing to participants, where applicable,
and ensure the validity and security of post-course testing using
the same or similar methods and procedures as would be used for in-person