Presentation on theme: "Dare to Share: The License Law Project REEA Conference June 2011 Las Vegas, NV Presenters: Bev McCormick Morehead State University & Sandye Hackney Bluegrass."— Presentation transcript:
Dare to Share: The License Law Project REEA Conference June 2011 Las Vegas, NV Presenters: Bev McCormick Morehead State University & Sandye Hackney Bluegrass Community and Technical College
The Idea The idea has been floating around for more than 10 years!
Venue: The KREC Educators Conference Kentucky Real Estate Commission Educators
What is the Kentucky License Law Project? The creation of a PowerPoint Presentation by and for Kentucky Real Estate Educators to use in their classes to teach Kentucky License Law.
Why the License Law Project? We all teach KY License Law in our Real Estate Courses. Most of us do not have the time to create a PowerPoint presentation of this magnitude We have discussed doing this for YEARS! Many hands make light work! We will be making a huge contribution to Real Estate education in Kentucky
The Plan Two lead Real Estate Educators (Bev & Sandye) & KREC Education Director (Deedee) Created the plan
The Preparation Took months The Educators Conference is only 1 ½ days This project would be a major part but not the only part of Conference It had to be planned to be completed while at the Conference Organization was the Key!!!!
The Preparation 1.The process was developed. 2.Volunteer project leaders were identified. 3.An overview presentation was prepared. 4.The License law had to be divided by topic. 5.A sample License Law segment was created. 6.The Project Leaders were briefed.
Volunteer Project Leaders Selected from Kentucky educators Needed to be well versed in PowerPoint Needed to be able to lead a small group Needed to own a laptop computer Notified in advance of the Project Met in the morning prior to the Conference Reviewed the process
The License Law Divisions Divided the License Law into 21 Topics Considered the places in Real Estate classes that each section could be used Associated all license laws and other Kentucky laws with the appropriate topic Created a sheet for each topic
Briefing the Leaders Prior to Conference Beginning: Review of Process Review of PowerPoint requirements 3-4 instructors per group Role of the group leader Selection of a person to input the information onto the slide Product transfer to central computer
The Process Overview Presentation Divide the educators into teams Give each team a topic Read the statutes and regulations Create the topic PowerPoint
Overview Presentation What and Why of the Project Who was going to do it When? Half day on Thursday and half day on Friday Where? In small groups How? The process to be used Example of the PowerPoint product expected
The Process at the Conference Overview Presentation 1.Establish why the Project was needed 2.Overview the Project 3.Take one of the 21 topics through the process step by step
Why You? You are the experts! You teach this. You have experience with creating course segments. You and your students will benefit.
Dividing into Teams Each team will: 1.Be given a License Law topic with accompanying KRS and KAR citations. 2.Read the statutes and regulations. 3.Create the topic PowerPoint.
The Product Slide Format Rules Content Selection Visuals Organization by topic Review of content and visuals
Slide Formatting Headings: Use 44 pt. Calibri Font: Calibri Use bullets/numbers where appropriate No more than 6-8 bullets (one line) 1st bullet: KRS and/or KAR Be concise using minimal verbiage Include all pertinent information Use simple art Less is MORE!!
Topic PowerPoint Step 1: Create subtopic order. Step 2: Do the topic title page. Step 3: Create content slides. Step 4: Type into computer. Step 5: Add visuals. Step 6: Review PowerPoint
Definition KRS 010(2) “Commission” means the Kentucky Real Estate Commission. http://www.krec.us/krec.gov
Membership Composition KRS 324.281(1),(4),282 Five Members Four must be active licensees for the last 10 years and residents of Kentucky for 10 years. One member is a citizen at large not associated with real estate. No more than 3 members from any one political party. Chair selected by members
Appointment Process KRS 324.(3) 1.Kentucky Association of Realtors shall supply a list of three names (broker or sales associate) to the Governor. 2.The Governor selects from the list. 3.Vacancies arising mid-year may be filled by the Governor from those remaining on the list or a new list.
Term and Compensation KRS 324.281(3), 283 Four Year Term No more than 2 consecutive terms $15,000 per year plus expenses
Automatic Removal of Member KRS 324.2811 When: 1.Licensee ceases to be a licensee 2.Consumer member acquires a license/interest in real estate 3.Pleads or is found guilty of a felony in which fraud is an essential element or any crime involving moral turpitude (If time for appeal is over or judgment affirmed on appeal) 4.Member ceases to be a bona fide resident of Kentucky
Office & Employees KRS 324.284 The Commission may: Employ those necessary to carry out the duties of the Commission Obtain office space, supplies and equipment necessary Location and contact information: 10200 Linn Station Road, Suite 201 - Louisville, KY 40223. Phone: (502) 429-7250 Toll Free: (888) 373-3300 Fax: (502) 429-7246
Duties and Powers KRS 324.281, 282, 287 May: Promulgate regulations Hold disciplinary hearings Conduct licensing examinations Conduct continuing education classes Develop a process to approve CE courses Investigate violations of license law Require continuing education of licensees Set, charge and collect fees May NOT: Violate antitrust law by setting commission rates, fees, prices of licensee compensation
Commission Records KRS 324.285 All shall be open to public inspection
Synthesis and Editing After, all the groups finished: 1.Put the parts in the proper order in one PowerPoint presentation 2.Went through each segment to avoid duplication of information 3.Checked and modified text, font, set-up 4.Added, modified, or removed visuals 5.Took about 9 hours
The Distribution CD Format Commission duplicated presentation Mailed to al Kentucky Real Estate Educators How the PowerPoint is used
How can this be used? In Real Estate Principles Classes In part in every class we teach In Continuing Education To emphasize different parts of the License Law In training sessions As a review for the exam