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American Educational Institute, Inc. (AEI) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Law of Automobile Insurance: UM and UIM (614)

Location: 
Independent Study program administered through the offices of the American Educational Institute.
Length: 
Approximately 27 hours of structured independent study.
Dates: 
May 2004 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to discuss how courts have interpreted the uninsured and underinsured motorist provisions of the personal auto policy and discuss how courts have interpreted uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage.

Instruction: 

Major topics are: statutory development of uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage; the insured, insured auto, and uninsured motorist; the policy and policy conditions; and policy exclusions. In addition to the AEI produced textbook, students receive actual court decisions, which relate to the subject matter and present real-life court opinions that illustrate how courts have ruled in the past and are likely to rule in the future on important issues in claims. A proctored examination is administered for both levels of the credit recommendation. Scenario and case study-based questions, built around actual claims situations, challenge students to analyze and solve problems using applicable principles of claims law that parallel their own claim files. To broaden students' knowledge of the subject, graded exams are returned with helpful comments that provide a written explanation of why each answer is correct or incorrect. For the graduate level credit recommendation, students also prepare and submit an appropriate graduate level research project on a pre-approved topic or issue, in accordance with AEI's specific guidelines.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category OR in the graduate degree category, 1 semester hour in Insurance or Insurance Law (5/10) (5/15 revalidation).

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