(1) Formal self-study programs shall be pretested by the developer to determine average completion time.
(a) Interactive self-study programs shall receive continuing education credit equal to the average completion time, if the sponsor is recognized and approved by NASBA's CPE quality assurance service (referred to as a NASBA QAS sponsor) . An interactive self-study program is designed to use interactive learning methodologies that simulate a classroom learning process that provides significant ongoing, interactive feedback to the participant regarding his or her learning progress.
(b) Noninteractive self-study programs receive continuing education credit equal to one-half of the average completion time.
(2) Individuals claiming credit for such correspondence or formal individual study courses are required to obtain evidence of satisfactory completion of the course from the program sponsor. Credit is allowed in the period in which the course is completed, except as allowed in ARM 24.201.2106.