(a)  All instructors shall ensure that class sessions are conducted at the scheduled time and for the full amount of time that is scheduled or required. Instructors shall conduct courses in accordance with the Commission's rules, and any applicable course syllabi, instructor guide, or course plan. Instructors shall conduct classes demonstrating the ability to:

(1)           state student learning objectives at the beginning of the course and present accurate and relevant information;

(2)           communicate correct grammar and vocabulary;

(3)           utilize a variety of instructional techniques that require students to analyze and apply course content, including teacher-centered approaches, such as lecture and demonstration, and student-centered approaches, such as lecture discussion, reading, group problem solving, case studies, and scenarios;

(4)           utilize instructional aids, such as:

(A)          whiteboards;

(B)          sample forms and contracts;

(C)          pictures;

(D)          charts; and

(E)           videos.

(5)           utilize assessment tools, such as:

(A)          in-class or homework assignments, and

(B)          quizzes and midterm examinations for Prelicensing and Postlicensing courses.

(6)           avoid criticism of any other person, agency, or organization;

(7)           identify key concepts and correct student misconceptions; and

(8)           maintain control of the class.

(b)  Instructors shall not obtain, use, or attempt to obtain or use, in any manner or form, North Carolina real estate license examination questions.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 93A-4; 93A-33; 93A-34;

Eff. July 1, 2017;

Amended Eff. July 1, 2020.