The following words and terms, when used in Subchapter F of
this chapter, shall have the following meanings, unless the context
clearly indicates otherwise.
(1)Classroom delivery--A method of course delivery
where the instructor and students interact face to face and in real
time, in either the same physical location, or through the use of
(2)Distance Education delivery--A method of course
delivery other than classroom delivery, including online and correspondence
(3)Combination delivery--A combination of classroom
and distance education where at least 50% of the course is offered
through classroom delivery.
(4)Instructor--A person chosen by a provider [
approved by the Commission] to teach qualifying courses.
(5)Legal Update Courses--required courses created
for and approved by the Texas Real Estate Commission to satisfy the
eight hours of continuing education required by §1101.455 of
(6)Mandatory qualifying course--A qualifying course
that an applicant is required to take to fulfill licensing requirements
as mandated by §1101.358 of the Act.
(7)Other qualifying course--A qualifying course, other
than a mandatory qualifying course, for which the subject matter of
the course is specified by the Act or Commission rule, that an applicant
is required to take to fulfill licensing requirements.
(8)Person--Any individual, partnership, corporation,
or other legal entity, including a state agency or governmental subdivision.
(9)Provider--Any person approved by the Commission;
or specifically exempt by the Act, Chapter 1102, or Commission rule;
that offers a course for which qualifying credit may be granted by
the Commission to a license holder or applicant.
(10)Proctor--A person who monitors a final examination
for a course offered by a provider under the guidelines contained
in this section. A proctor may be a course instructor, the provider,
an employee of a college or university testing center, a librarian,
or other person approved by the Commission.
(11)Scenario-based learning--The use of scenarios
to support active learning strategies such as problem-based or case-based
learning where students must apply their subject knowledge, critical
thinking and problem solving skills in a real-world context.
(12)Topic--Subject matter that must be covered in
a specific course as defined by the Act, Chapter 1102 and this chapter.
(13)Unit--A subtopic that must be covered within a
The agency certifies that legal counsel has reviewed
the proposal and found it to be within the state agency's legal authority
Filed with the Office
of the Secretary of State on August 16, 2019
Texas Real Estate Commission
Earliest possible date of adoption: September 29, 2019
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