Julie Dirksen is an independent consultant and instructional designer with over 15 years of expertise developing highly interactive e-Learning experiences for a wide range of clients, including Fortune 500 organizations, creative technology startups, and large grant-funded research efforts. Her research has focused on how to use educational psychology, neuroscience, change management, and persuasive technology to promote and support people's lives to better through long-term learning and behavioral change. Dirksen has a master's degree in science. Indiana University awarded him a master's degree in Instructional Systems Technology. She has also taught Project Management, Instructional Design, and Cognitive Psychology as an adjunct faculty member at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
She is incredibly enthusiastic about anything from behavioral economics applications to how glucose is regulated in the brain. She enjoys learning new things and can be found online at www.usablelearning.com http: //www.usablelearning.com/ >.