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Dr. Ann Marcus Quinn

Biography

Dr. Ann Marcus-Quinn is a lecturer in Technical Communication and Instructional Design at the University of Limerick, Ireland. She is currently the Course Director for the Graduate Certificate in Technical Writing. Ann has been awarded both national and international funding for her research and has had national media coverage of her work https://www.irishtimes.com/news/education/books-better-than-screens-for-students-study-finds-1.37726...and https://www.irishtimes.com/news/education/why-low-tech-schools-are-trending-1.3789996

Invited Talks 2019
Goethe Institute 'Chat Bot, Art Bot, Book Bot' held on March 21st and March 22nd , Dublin. ResearchED to speak at their first Irish event to be held in Dublin on October 5th. More information on ResearchED can be found at https://researched.org.uk/

In a previous role Ann worked with the National Digital Learning Resources service (NDLR) as a national advocate for Open Educational Resources. Ann has a wide range of publications to date reflecting her specialist teaching and research interests, including, eLearning Open Educational Resources (OERs), usability, instructional design and the use of ICT at post-primary level. A case study on the impact of Ann's research was published by the Irish Humanities Alliance . This is available at http://www.irishhumanities.com/impact-case-studies/ict-and-instructional-design/

A full list of publications is available at: https://www.scholar.live/citations?user=ujySU1wAAAAJ&hl=en







Research Interests

Interaction Design, Technical Communication, Instructional Design, ICT in K12 Education.
An impact case study of her research is available at: http://www.irishhumanities.com/impact-case-studies/ict-and-instructional-design/

Ann is currently co-supervising three PhD candidates.

Recent Research Activities:
Collaborator on a National Forum funded project to examine how digital teaching and learning resources can be used, developed and shared in order to enhance teaching and learning in Irish higher education. For more details see:
http://www.teachingandlearning.ie/t-l-scholarship/national-forum-research-projects/

Collaborator on a recent EU funded project (with University of Reading) "Reading to do: mapping the user experience of paper and electronic texts."

Member of the Management Committee for COST Action IS1404 'Evolution of reading in the age of digitisation (E-READ).
For more details see:
http://www.cost.eu/COST_Actions/isch/Actions/IS1404


Teaching Interests

Autumn semester: TW4003/TW4115 and TW5211
Spring semester: EL6072 and EL6082

Professional Activities

Education

  • 2011 University of Limerick - Ph.D.
  • 2004 University of Limerick - M.A.
  • 2000 Mary Immaculate - B.A.

Association

  • 2007 Committee member, ILTA (Irish Learning Technologies Association)

Award

  • - European Award for Languages

Language

  • German

Publications

Book

Book Chapter

2016

Introduction
Hourigan, T. Marcus Quinn, A.,
Handbook of ICT in K12 Schools Springer Publishing

2016

The potential of OERs for K12 Schools; the need for policy
Marcus Quinn, A., Hourigan, T.,
Handbook of ICT in K12 Schools Springer Publishing

2015

How distance education students use mobile devices to access learning resources
Marcus-Quinn, A and Yvonne Cleary
Handbook for Mobile Learning

2013

OERs and Repositories
Marcus-Quinn, A
Emerging Issues III: From Capacity Building to Sustainability

2010

in 'Design and development of a reusable digital learning resource: A case study teaching Japanese script'
Marcus-Quinn, A., & B. Geraghty,
Critical Design and Effective Tools for E-Learning in Higher Education: Theory into Practice .

Conference Contribution

2012

EDTECH 2012
Marcus-Quinn, A., and Diggins, Y., Griffin, M and Hinchion, C.,

2007

NDLR Symposium
Geraghty, B and Marcus-Quinn, A.

2006

EuroCALL conference
Geraghty, B. and Marcus Quinn, A

Conference Publication

2017

WORLD CONFERENCE ON COMPUTERS IN EDUCATION
Triona Hourigan and Ann Marcus-Quinn

2017

Books and Screens and the Reading Brain
Jeanne-Louise Moys, Ann Marcus-Quinn and Triona Hourigan

2015

EEE eds. PRO COMM 2015
Yvonne Cleary Ann Marcus-Quinn

2015

EDULEARN 2015
Ann Marcus-Quinn, Ian Clancy

2015

OEB 2015
Marcus-Quinn, A

2014

INTED 2014
Ann Marcus-Quinn, Ian Clancy

2013

3RD WORLD CONFERENCE ON LEARNING, TEACHING AND EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP
Marcus-Quinn, A,Diggins, Y,Odabasi, HF
5th World Conference On Educational Sciences DOI: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.09.183

2012

Online Educa Berlin 2012
Marcus-Quinn, A.

2012

OER2012 Cambridge
Marcus-Quinn, A

2007

NDLR Symposium
Geraghty, B and Marcus-Quinn, A.

2007
2006
2006

EUROCALL
Geraghty, B. Marcus-Quinn, A.

Edited Book

2016


Handbook for ICT in K12 Schools

2012


The Digital Learning Revolution in Ireland: Case Studies from the National Learning Resources Service

Peer Reviewed Journal

2013

Developing Open Educational Resources
Marcus-Quinn, A., Diggins, Y.
Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences DOI: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.09.183

2011

Using innovative social networking tools to foster communities of practice'
Diggins, Y., Bruen, C., Marcus-Quinn, A., Dundon, A., Allen, M.
eLearning Papers Journal

Published Report

2015

Learning resources and open access in higher education institutions in Ireland
Ann Coughlan Angelica Risquez, Claire McAvinia, Anne O'Keeffe, Catherine Bruen, Yvonne Desmond, Pauline Rooney, Sharon Flynn, Deirdre Ryan, Fiona Farr, Ann Marcus-Quinn