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Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences

Location:
Independent Study program administered through the offices of the American Educational Institute.
Length:
Approximately 14 hours of structured independent study.
Dates:
May 2004 - Present.
Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to discuss both arson and fraud policy defenses and apply the elements of policy defenses to determine the necessary proof for arson and fraud defenses.

Instruction:

Major topics are: arson; fraud; and actions against the insurer. 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). NOTE: Courses 311 and 313 constitute 2 semester hours in Fire Investigations.

Location:
Independent Study program administered through the offices of the American Educational Institute.
Length:
Approximately 19 hours of structured independent study.
Dates:
May 2004 - Present.
Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to differentiate among the various commercial property coverages and evaluate claims arising under commercial property coverages.

Instruction:

Major topics are: general provisions; time element insurance; reporting form insurance; boiler and machinery insurance; and burglary, larceny, robbery, and theft insurance. 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).

Location:
Independent Study program administered through the offices of the American Educational Institute.
Length:
Approximately 16 hours of structured independent study.
Dates:
May 2004 - Present.
Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss the fire and extended coverage perils and apply that knowledge to any modern package policy with fire/ extended peril coverage; explain the elements of the standard fire policy and the extended coverage endorsement and apply these principles to a modern package policy; utilize courts' decisions and statutes affecting fire insurance claims; and effectively interact with attorneys in the negotiating and settlement of claims involving fire insurance.

Instruction:

Major topics are: fire insurance provisions; extended coverage perils; and common policy provisions. 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). NOTE: Courses 311 and 313 constitute 2 semester hours in Fire Investigations.

Location:
Independent Study program administered through the offices of the American Educational Institute.
Length:
Approximately 19 hours of structured independent study.
Dates:
May 2004 - Present.
Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss homeowners insurance policy liability coverages; utilize courts' decisions and statues affecting insurance claims; effectively consult with attorneys in the negotiating and settlement of claims; and analyze the Homeowners Section II coverages including liability and medical payments to others.

Instruction:

Major topics are: definitions; personal liability and medical payments to others coverages; additional coverages; conditions; and 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. 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).

Location:
Independent Study program administered through the offices of the American Educational Institute.
Length:
Approximately 20 hours of structured independent study.
Dates:
May 2004 - Present.
Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to discuss the homeowners insurance policy and assess the validity of claims by examining the language of a policy and judicial interpretations.

Instruction:

Major topics are: property coverages; conditions; and 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).

Location:
Independent Study program administered through the offices of the American Educational Institute.
Length:
Approximately 15 hours of structured independent study.
Dates:
May 2004 - Present.
Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss inland marine coverage and its forms; discuss common policy provisions and exclusions and how they have been interpreted in the courts; and interpret inland coverages policy provisions and exclusions.

Instruction:

Major topics are: transportation coverages; bailments; and warehouses. 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).

Location:
Independent Study program administered through the offices of the American Educational Institute.
Length:
Approximately 14 hours of structured independent study.
Dates:
May 2004 - Present.
Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss the rights and responsibilities of both insurer and insured once a loss occurs; explain the rights and duties of insurer and insured in handling loss adjustments; understand legal interpretations of policy requirements for notice; and utilize the importance of a non-waiver agreement to an insurer when it must be obtained.

Instruction:

Major topics are: rights and responsibilities of insurer/insured; interests of other parties; and subrogation. 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).

Location:
Independent Study program administered through the offices of the American Educational Institute.
Length:
Approximately 16 hours of structured independent study.
Dates:
May 2004 - Present.
Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: explain the legal rights and responsibilities of insurance agents, brokers, and adjusters in procuring and servicing property insurance; discuss the meaning of insurable interest and recognize its importance; and discuss property insurance as a foundation for the study of specific coverages.

Instruction:

Major topics are: insuring agreements; exclusions, conditions; insurable interest; and responsibilities of the insured, agents, brokers, and adjusters. 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 Law (5/10) (5/15 revalidation).

Location:
Independent Study program administered through the offices of the American Educational Institute.
Length:
Approximately 15 hours of structured independent study.
Dates:
May 2004 - Present.
Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss the the laws of yacht and boat insurance claims; apply the laws surrounding boat ownership and operation and the coverages available to protect against first and third party losses through yacht and boatowners policies; and explain the legal interpretation of hull and liability insuring agreements, and policy conditions and exclusions.

Instruction:

Major topics are: first party insurance; third party insurance; medical payments; workers compensation insurance; and admiralty law. 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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