Course Proposal & Planning Guide

Thank you for your interest in serving as a volunteer course or lecture leader for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in the School of Professional & Continuing Studies at the University of Richmond. Please refer to our Osher Leader Handbook for more details about leading Osher programs.

Please answer the following questions about your planned course or lecture. Required fields are noted with an asterisk (*), and responses will be used in the print and online schedules unless otherwise indicated. You may also provide answers to these prompts by mail. If by mail, send to:

Peggy Watson
Osher Institute
School of Professional & Continuing Studies
490 Westhampton Way
University of Richmond, VA 23173

Primary Presenter
Additional Presenter (if applicable)
Presentation Details

Fewer than 10 words

Fewer than 70 words

Include detailed description, texts & media covered, URLs, etc. Appears only online.

No set limits; indicate preferences in hours (e.g. two 1.5-hour classes)

Be sure to specify “preferred dates” and/or “dates to avoid”
Media Required*






Select any that apply. Select “None” if no A/V media are required. List additional needs under “Additional or Special Classroom Needs” below.
Media Assistance*

Enter “none” if appropriate.
Preferred Number of Students* We’ve set the max at 100 to ensure the greatest number of members can enroll. This value may be adjusted if necessary.
Using Handouts?*
If yes, please submit an electronic file if you’d like information sent to students prior to class.
Participation Level*



Presenter Details & Contact information

Please include biographical sketches for all presenters. 40 word limit for each individual biosketch. Published online with presentation information.
Primary Presenter State & Zip*
Phone