Lifelong learning: Marshaling Local Resources

Lifelong learning: Marshaling Local Resources

Dr. Jim Peters of the University of Kansas Osher Lifelong Learning Institute presented at the Lifelong Learning: New Opportunities for Aging Communities in Bozeman, Montana on Oct. 4, 2018.

The symposium was hosted by MSU Wonderlust, a lifelong learning program of Montana State University's Academic Technology and Outreach (http://www.montana.edu/wonderlust)

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MSU Outreach

October 04, 2018
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  1. Lifelong Learning: Marshalling Local Resources Wonderlust Symposium Oct. 4, 2018

    Jim Peters
  2. The University of Kansas • Five Campuses • Enrollment –

    28,401 Students from 50 states & 105 countries Mascot – Mount Oread
  3. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Kansas

    Lawrence Kansas City Kansas
  4. Kansas City, Mo. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the

    University of Kansas Lawrence Topeka Manhattan 60 courses v 13 Cities v 25 sites 3,150 Osher Institute participants
  5. Lifelong Learning: Marshalling Local Resources What does a lifelong learning

    program include?
  6. Lifelong Learning: Marshalling Local Resources What does a lifelong learning

    program include? Anything you want!
  7. Lifelong Learning: Marshalling Local Resources What resources are needed to

    establish a lifelong learning program in your community? • Human What roles need to be filled? • Structural What are the logistical needs? • Financial What are the funding options?
  8. Lifelong Learning: Marshalling Local Resources What roles need to be

    filled? Manager Event planner/programmer Marketer/promoter Technician/webmaster Instructors/Presenters Instructor recruiter Participants Others?
  9. Lifelong Learning: Marshalling Local Resources What are the logistical needs?

    Classroom/activity space Audiovisual equipment Instructional materials Registration system Financial system Parking/Access Others?
  10. Lifelong Learning: Marshalling Local Resources Where do we look for

    these resources? Senior Centers Retirement Communities Libraries School Districts Extension Offices Arts Centers Universities/Colleges/Community Colleges Parks & Rec Districts Churches Others?
  11. Lifelong Learning: Marshalling Local Resources What are the funding options?

    Registration fees Grants Individual donations (Friends group) Partnerships Sponsorships Others?
  12. Lifelong Learning: Marshalling Local Resources Partnerships Retirement Communities Senior Centers

    Libraries Arts Centers Colleges/Universities/Community Colleges Churches Parks & Rec Districts
  13. Lifelong Learning: Marshalling Local Resources Partnerships School Districts Extension Offices

    Others?
  14. Lifelong Learning: Marshalling Local Resources Partnerships Alumni Associations Others?

  15. Lifelong Learning: Marshalling Local Resources What are the funding options?

    Sponsorships
  16. Lifelong Learning: Marshalling Local Resources What are the next steps?

    Seek like-minded people/groups Assess your needs Assess your local resources Focus/Start modestly Build incrementally Remember, it takes a village
  17. Thank you. Rock Chalk! Jayhawk!