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Osher Institute Directory

This directory contains details of the Osher Institute network, including contact information for each OLLI director, and general information for each Osher Institute such as membership number, whether the institution is public or private, the type of registration software being used at the Institute, and the fee structure of the Institute. Please respect the confidentiality […]

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Osher NRC 2021 Webinar/Workshop Recordings and Handouts

The Vimeo password to access all webinars is:  Webinar2021 January Effective Hybrid Teaching Models – Webinar Effective Hybrid Teaching Models (Recording) February Integrating Diversity Content into OLLI Curriculum – Workshop March Going Hybrid – Workshops April 2020 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and Member Benchmarking Data – Webinar 2020 Benchmarking Webinar (Recording) May Fundraising in a […]

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2020 Virtual National Conference Session Recordings

Links to video recordings from the 2020 Virtual Osher Institutes National Conference. Use password Conference2020 to access videos. Plenary Sessions Closing Session Engaging Volunteers in our New Reality Teaching About Systemic Racism Telling Our Stories Now (and why it’s more important than ever) The Happiness U-Curve: Why Life Turns Around in Middle Age Welcome to the 2020 […]

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2020 Virtual National Conference Smaller Group Session Resources

(Alphabetical by session title) Effective Practices in Distance Learning In this session, three Osher Institute leaders discuss their processes, methods, pedagogy, and the types of classes they provide via distance or online modalities. Inspiring and Engaging Osher Institute Donors in a Pandemic In this workshop, two Osher Institute leaders share their experiences developing compelling, responsive […]

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2020 Virtual National Conference Plenary Session Resources

(Alphabetical order by session title) Engaging Volunteers in Our New Reality Volunteer management consultant, author, and speaker Beth Steinhorn shares how some organizations are thriving despite the circumstances of the pandemic and how you can apply their practical tips on volunteer engagement to your Osher Institute. Teaching About Systemic Racism Rose Brewer, PhD, an expert […]

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2020 Virtual National Conference General Resources

General Information OLLI Video: Travelin Learned Man 2020 (available for viewing and download)

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Diversity Resources

Videos Playing “Small Ball” in Diversity ((2020 virtual national conference session recording) “Small Ball” is a baseball strategy to get runners on base, resulting in more total runs. When it comes to diversity efforts, many OLLIs find themselves swinging for a home run—that singular effort, or program, that will radically shift the demographics of their Institute. However, […]

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Osher NRC 2020 Webinar Recordings and Handouts

2019 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and Member Benchmarking Data (Webinar Recording) The National Resource Center for Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes (NRC) has conducted a variety of surveys of both Osher Institutes and their membership to create benchmarks of demographic and operational data. The NRC will review this data and offer insights on the research findings […]

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Distance Learning Resources

Videos Effective Practices in Distance Learning (2020 Virtual National Conference Session Recording) Now that Osher Institutes have transitioned their course offerings into distance or online learning, many are looking for the next step. In this session, three Osher Institute leaders discuss their processes, methods, pedagogy, and the types of classes they provide via distance or […]

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Osher NRC 2019 Webinar Series Recordings and Handouts

The Vimeo password to access all webinars is:  webinar2019 January 2018 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and Member Benchmarking Data (Recording) February Floods, Fires, and Hurricanes: Are We Prepared for Disaster? (recording) March Connecting Across Generations Through Intergenerational Programming April Teach Your Teachers Well: Training Your OLLI Instructors (recording) May Would You Repeat That? Assistive Hearing […]

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