Frequently Asked Questions

What is the benefit of online learning?
Online learning gives you access to the course at a time that is convenient for you.

How do I get the course materials?
Course materials are intended to be downloaded easily. As you download and store the materials, they are available for easy reference. You only have to download the material once and you will be able to access it as many times as you would like.

Are there any textbooks required for the courses?
A course reader will be emailed in a zip file to all participants which contains supplemental reading from scholarly sources including WIC authors. Each course in the Leadership Academy will have a reader. Participants can save the readers as additions to their professional library.

How is the classwork evaluated?
Weekly assignments are presented in the form of a blog. Writing and online discussion add value to the curriculum as these skills are essential for professional development.