LIFELONG LEARNING

Some People Learn to Code in Their 60s, 70s or 80s

While millennials make up the bulk of those learning in-demand skills like web design, programming or digital marketing — the average age of students at coding boot camps, for instance, is just under 30 — some people old enough to be their parents or even grandparents are also acquiring these abilities.

By  Vivian Marino

For The New York Times

Just How Do I Find My ‘Passion’ in Retirement?

While millennials make up the bulk of those learning in-demand skills like web design, programming or digital marketing — the average age of students at coding boot camps, for instance, is just under 30 — some people old enough to be their parents or even grandparents are also acquiring these abilities.

By Glenn Ruffenach

For The Wall Street Journal

ADULT LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES IN DENVER

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at University of Denver 

"(OLLI) at the University of Denver is an adult learning membership program designed for men and women age 50 and "better" who wish to pursue lifelong learning in a relaxed non-competitive atmosphere."

  • Membership of OLLI costs $130 per term plus the cost of books for unlimited classes. 

  • Members can attend classes at any of the three campuses. 

  • Unlimited participation in seminars, workshops, luncheons and summer sessions. 

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University of Denver Enrichment Program

"The Enrichment Program connects the intellectually curious adult to DU's outstanding faculty, facilities and programming, and Denver's rich cultural community through non−credit classes. With adult education offered through short courses, lectures, seminars, weekend intensives, and evening classes, you can explore a wide range of subjects: from history and contemporary issues to science, literature and the arts—without the pressures of exams, grades or admission requirements."