*Abbreviations under the "Available" column: A = Available // NA = Not Available // R = Previously Registered // WL = Currently on the Wait List

A Novel Approach to Politics, Politicians, Political Psychology, and Emotional Intelligence

How well do you really know the individuals you vote for in any election? Using American political novels, the class we be able to better understand the character behind the person running for office. You will also learn the principles of Emotional Intelligence which will help you to evaluate the candidates in any election. These evaluative skills also have great value in your day to day life. Join this class and become a truly intelligent voter. Our country deserves no less from its voters. Note: This course does not meet on Friday, November 23.

Instructor Bio:

Len Doran has been actively involved in politics for more than fifty five years. Last year, he presented at OLLI with Dan Lynn on the topic "Can Red and Blue Ever Equal Purple?" This well received presentation was attended in Charlottesville and Staunton by more than one hundred fifty adult learners. Len has taught at the graduate, undergraduate, secondary, middle and primary school levels. He is well known for his integrity, candor, and well developed sense of humor.

Required Reading:

Each attendee will be asked to read one American political novel.

Recommended Reading:

List of novels to be provided

Course Number Instructor Dates Day Time Location Available
B608 Len Doran Nov 2, 9, 16, 30 Fr 1:00-2:30 p.m. Hampton Inn Staunton A

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