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    Critical Thinking and Junk Science

    April 24, 2024 Urbandale, IA
    April 24, 2024
    Urbandale, IA
    Iowa Chapter
    Dr. Randall Bell
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    State QE/CE Course & Exam Course Only Exam Only Delivery Format Approval Format Start Date Expire Date State Code
    IA CE 7 7 Classroom Classroom 10/01/2023 04/26/2024 A503-2158 (Iowa Chapter)
    IL CE 7 7 Classroom Classroom 10/30/2023 04/26/2024 575.010684 (Iowa Chapter)
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    Location: Fairfield Inn, 8661 Plum Drive, Urbandale, Iowa (Phone No.515-419-6076)

    Class Registration: April 24, 2024 at 8:00 A.M. to 8:30 A.M.. (Lunch not included with seminar fee).

    Class Sessions: April 24, 2024 8:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.; (Lunch Time) 1.00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.

    Continue Education Credit: Seven (7) hours of continuing education credits have been APPROVED for appraisal certification renewal in Iowa.(7) hours of continuing education credits have been APPROVED for appraisal certification renewal in Illinois.(7) hours of continuing education credits have been APPROVED for Realtors by the Iowa Real Estate Commission, (7) hours of continuing education credits have been APPLIED for by the Iowa Department of Revenue for assessors.

    Attendance: The Appraisal Institute enforces attendance requirements mandated by State licensing and certification regulatory agencies. The Iowa Chapter enforces the attendance requirements as mandated by the State of Iowa and the AQB. There is a 100% attendance policy. Don't be late or leave early

    Exploring and taking account of how Junk Science can affect an Appraisal.

    Fun, interesting and educational ! The goal of the valuation process is to deliver well-researched and supportable conclusions. The Critical Thinking & Junk Science course includes both principles and case studies for the appraisal professional. The three approaches to value (cost, income and sales comparison), coupled with complex issues set forth in USPAP AO-9 (cost, use and risk effects) established a solid valuation framework. Critical Thinking and Junk Science expands an appraiser’s professional skill set by focusing upon five topics within the context of real estate valuation: 1. Epistemologies. The academic community has long identified research methods to collect and build credible knowledge and are discussed within the context of valuation. 2. Junk Science. Appraisers should avoid unproven or untested tactics or theories when presenting an opinion of value. These tactics are explored, along with how to rebut them. 3. Critical Thinking. Appraisers must employ an objective analysis that allows them to form credible opinions, especially when involving complex or “atypical” properties and conditions. 4. Logical Fallacies. Appraisers should avoid invalid or faulty reasoning. USPAP sets forth guidance on a variety of issues, and the Appraisal Institute sets forth many established methodologies. 5. Cognitive Bias. Appraisers should avoid any systematic pattern of deviation from rationality or established standards and ethics of the appraisal profession.