Louise Quinlan - Instructional Design Consultant

Instructional Design Consultant at Independent Instructional Designer



Work category

Education and Training



Profile Activity

Having an artistic eye and a passion for web based creativity gives me a solid foundation for the development of effectively utilizing illustrations and text in Instructional Design. My many years experience in training (as a trainer and a trainee) helps me to conceptually and intuitively understand how people learn. Constantly keeping up to date with the capabilities of eLearning development tools and software, gives me the ability to meld minds with Subject Matter Experts.

Louise Quinlan's Professional Experience

2012 - Present

Independent Instructional Designer - Instructional Design Consultant

 Creating learning environments online using learning management systems.
 Design and instruct courses using latest E-learning technologies
 Evaluate instructional tools and programmes.
 Evaluate design and development of software applications
 Conduct usability tests
 Podcast production
 Technical Writing
 Deploy and use Web 2.0 technologies to collaborate

Key Skills
Technical Writing
2011 - 2012

Access IT - IT Trainer and Web Designer

Conduct training needs analyses, develop curricula, create and present instructional content, and formulate assessment criteria to meet target objectives. Instruct learners how to use software such as Dreamweaver, Photoshop and WordPress. Designing and creating the centre’s new updated website, with an E-learning platform.

Key Skills
2011 - 2011

Freelance Consultancy & Training - Online Educational Content Architect

Created learning environments online using learning management systems both commercial packages and open source solutions such as Moodle and Sakai Project
Designed and maintained websites using Dreamweaver and WordPress
Designed and delivered instructional materials using Captivate, Audacity, Flash and Articulate
Evaluated instructional tools and programmes
Evaluated design and development of software applications
Deployed and used Web 2.0 technologies to collaborate
Conducted usability tests
Podcast production
Technical Writing

Key Skills
Dreamweaver Moodle Technical Writing
2007 - 2009

O2 Ireland (a Telefónica Company) - Customer Care Agent

O2 is a mobile phone company, as a customer care agent, I dealt with people’s queries and problems, from billing to technical problems. As a team leader I was responsible for the evaluation and training assessment of the team and facilitate training.

Key Skills
Billing customer care team leader technical problems

Louise Quinlan's Education and Qualifications


Masters/PostGrad - M.A., Technical Communication and E-Learning

University of Limerick


Bachelor/Degree - Postgraduate, Adult Education

University of Limerick, Mary Immaculate College


Bachelor/Degree - ,

Limerick Institute of Technology

Louise Quinlan's Additional Information