5 Things That Make it Easier to Go Back to School as an Adult

Haven’t taken a class in a decade or more? These five things will make going back to school as an adult easier.

First NCPACE Graduate Develops Course, Shares Love of Learning

The first OU graduate student to complete his degree through NCPACE recently left his post on the USS Toledo and pursued a second career in teaching.

Managing Career Change

Career change can and should be managed to the greatest extent possible. Take these positive steps to help manage a career change.

The Making of an Empathetic Adult Education Administrator and Instructor

It hasn’t always been easy for an adult student to get a degree. This is something Jim Morrison, long-time College of Liberal Studies employee and instructor, knows well.

Learning How to Learn: Reflecting on the Work of Alvin Toffler

Frank Rodriquez reflects on the work of Alvin Toffler and the need to continuously strive to "learn, unlearn, and relearn.”

The Everses - Ever Seeking Education

Since joining the OU Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Donna and Jerry Evers have participated in roughly a dozen classes each semester and three to four classes during the summer.

Nancy Jones - From Teacher to Student

By day, Nancy Jones serves as a teacher at Monroe Elementary School. By night, she becomes a student through the University of Oklahoma's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. 

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Expanding, Growing

Recent growth and expansion of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at the University of Oklahoma has kept director Chris Elliott on his toes and in demand.

What is Your Motivation for Learning?

What is the adult student's motivation for learning? What makes them seek out a class, a book or a teacher? Why do they do it, and what is the payoff?

A Variety of Programs offered for Older Adults through OLLI

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at OU promotes lifelong learning and offers noncredit courses for adults age 50+ with topics ranging from OU’s Spooky Stories to Getting the Most Out of Your iPhone.