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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.

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

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

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