Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Course Proposal
Thank you for your interest in teaching a course at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Ringling College (OLLI). Your proposal will be submitted to the Curriculum Committee for consideration, and first-time Instructors will be contacted to schedule an interview. The criteria for selection of courses include anticipated student interest in the topic, balance with similar course offerings, Instructor qualifications, and possible scheduling and classroom space constraints.
In addition to the pure joy and satisfaction of sharing your knowledge with eager adult learners, there are additional benefits of being an OLLI Instructor. They include a stipend of $25 per session (e.g., $200 for teaching an eight-week course), free courses for you and your significant other on a space-available basis for one year beginning in the term in which you’re teaching, and free copying of any handout material as needed for your classes.
OLLI’s 2019-2020 academic schedule consists of three terms:
Fall 2019: September 30 – November 22, 2019
Winter/Spring 2020: January 13 – May 3, 2020
Summer 2020: June 1 – July 24, 2020
2020-2021 academic schedule:
Fall 2020: September 28 – November 20, 2020
Winter/Spring 2021: January 11 – April 30, 2021
Summer 2021: June 7 – July 30, 2021
Proposal deadlines are as follows:
Fall 2020 – February 4, 2020
Winter/Spring 2021 – May 3, 2020
Summer 2021 – November 9, 2020
IMPORTANT: If you intend to teach more than one course, either in the same term or in different terms, please submit a separate proposal for each course.
Receipt of proposals will be confirmed by email.