Quinn

James Quinn

James Quinn teaches in the human resource development (HRD) program area. His long-term focus has been in the teaching of instructional design at the undergraduate and master’s levels. He has particular expertise in the use of case studies in teaching instructional design, and within education in the professions generally. In recent years, he has completed additional graduate education in applied and professional ethics, and his current research interests are primarily in the teaching and learning of professional ethics.

Courses Taught

  • Ethics in Human Resource Development
  • Instructional Design
  • Advanced Instructional Design
  • Theory to Practice in Instructional Design
  • Needs Assessment

Professional Interests

  • Education in Applied and Professional Ethics
  • Education of instructional designers
  • Case-based learning

Selected Publications

Ertmer, P. A., Quinn, J. A., & Glazewski, K. D. (2014) (Eds.). The ID CaseBook: Case studies in instructional design (4th ed.). Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Pearson Publishers.

Ertmer, P. A., Quinn, J. A., & Glazewski, K. D. (2014). The case-learning process: Strategies and reflections. In Ertmer, P. A., Quinn, J. A., & Glaweski, K. D. (2014) (Eds.). The ID CaseBook: Case studies in instructional design (4th ed.) (pp. 1-11). Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Pearson Publishers

Woolf, N. & Quinn, J. A. (2009). Learners’ perceptions of instructional design practice in a situated learning activity. Educational Technology Research and Development, 57, 25-43.