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A question about course structure & using the New Yorker magazine

Posted on April 28th, 2010 by Anne Cardale, OLLI National Resource Center

John Greenwood, OLLI at California State University, Fullerton Asks OLLI:

I am the coordinator of a new course in which we will discuss articles in The New Yorker magazine. I know that similar programs have been successful at other OLLIs. Can anyone provide me with some guidance regarding how to structure such a course? Our OLLI classes are usually for two hours every other week. It would be helpful to know which other OLLIs have presented programs using The New Yorker as their text.