The West Formula: Learn, Practice, Apply.

At West, each course lasts 8 weeks, and courses begin monthly. Courses are structured to follow a weekly path of Learn, Practice, Apply – a path proven to help students better absorb and utilize new information.


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LEARN

A series of short videos and reading assignments are provided to you each week

When you've finished, take a 5-10 question knowledge check to help process the content

All course materials and electronic textbooks are linked from within your student website

PDFs of readings, lecture slides, and lecture audio are available for download

SEE HOW YOU'LL LEARN
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PRACTICE

Interactive exercises help reinforce your new knowledge

Instant feedback will be provided

Take a weekly review quiz that summarizes the lessons

WATCH A PRACTICE ACTIVITY
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APPLY

Engage with instructors and fellow students online to put your learning into practical context

Weekly assignments take multiple forms: quizzes, essays, or other activities

Assignments are structured to help balance student workload over the 8-week term

SEE HOW YOU APPLY NEW KNOWLEDGE

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