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 teaching methodology to help students better absorb and utilize new information.
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
Interactive exercises help reinforce your new knowledge
Instant feedback will be provided
Take a weekly review quiz that summarizes the lessons
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