Faculty Institute Banner with text: Treasures in Our Backyard, Innovative teaching and learning with what we have, May 16th 2019. Onsite at UMA.

2019 University Collaborative Faculty Institute

"Treasures in Our Backyard: Innovative Teaching and Learning with What We Have"

Register now for the 2019 Faculty Institute

Welcome Keynote Speaker, Julie Dirksen

Julie Dirksen, Headshot
Author of Design for How People Learn
Julie Dirksen is a consultant and instructional designer with more than 20 years’ experience creating interactive e-Learning experiences for clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to technology startups to grant-funded research initiatives. She loves brains, and games and evidence-based practice. Her MS degree is in Instructional Systems Technology from Indiana University and she’s been an adjunct faculty member at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design and an Elearning Guild Guildmaster. She wrote the book Design For How People Learn and she’s happiest whenever she gets to learn something new. You can find her at www.usablelearning.com.

Previous Keynote Speakers

Curious about past Institutes? Think you might like to present, but need to know more about how it works? Check out our video-recordings of past Institute Keynote Speakers:

  • 2018: Rena Palloff

  • 2017: Michelle Miller

  • 2016: Lodge McCammon

The University makes every effort to provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities upon request. Any person with a disability who needs accommodations for this event should contact Araminta Matthews at mina.matthews@maine.edu or (207) 621-3338 to submit a request. Certain accommodations may require planning and resources for us to implement, so we ask that individuals with accommodations needs submit their request no later than the date registration closes: Thursday, May 2, 2019 (11:59 p.m.). Thank you!