Hello, I'm

Suzanne

Learning Designer

About me

I design courses to help you build stronger teams.

Highly experienced and results-driven adult educator with experience in designing and delivering effective learning solutions for diverse audiences, with a Master’s Degree in Adult Education and 12 years of experience in the field. 

 Skilled in 

  • applying adult learning principles in course content creation
  • conducting needs assessments to determine learning objectives and audience needs
  • developing instructional materials using a range of technologies 
  • delivering engaging and interactive training programs
  • managing projects and developing timelines 
  • working with stakeholders and SMEs

What I do

E-learning Courses

Customized courses designed to meet companies training needs and goals.

Microlearning

Bite-sized lessons designed to provide specific information quickly.

Job Infographics

Quick reference guides for employees to easily access important information.

Relevant Education

University of Ottawa

2013 – 2015

Master's Degree in Adult Education

Relevant Experience

Sheridan College 

Jul. 2023 – Present

Learning Designer

  • collaborates with subject matter experts and stakeholders to analyze learning needs, define learning outcomes, and create learning plans that align with business goals
  • designs interactive and engaging course content for some of the strategic training projects in the college using the latest content-authoring tools
  • utilizes a variety of technological tools to enhance the design and delivery of effective faculty development courses and programs
  • creates and manages project timelines using a variety of project management tools, planning check-ins as necessary to stay on track and address any challenges

Rumie – Toronto

Feb. 2023 – Jul. 2023

Volunteer Learning Designer

  • created “Bytes” – bite-sized microlearning to a wide audience
  • conducted in-depth research on a variety of topics
  • used concise text, images, videos, and interactive content such as quizzes to create engaging e-learning experiences
  • adhered to the writing and design standards of the company to ensure that the content resonates with the intended audience
  • edited content based on feedback from SMEs and stakeholders before publishing the Bytes on Rumie website

Qatar University – Qatar

Jan, 2022 – Jun. 2023

University Lecturer

  • developed student-centered materials and integrates educational technologies to enhance learning outcomes
  • aligned teaching and assessment with course and program learning outcomes and strategies
  • created project implementation plans, assigns tasks, and tracks progress using project management tools.

Algonquin College – Ottawa

2011 – 2019

College Professor

  • developed, modified, and effectively delivered in-person, hybrid, and online courses to adult learners
  • effectively used learning management systems such as Blackboard, Brightspace Moodle, and Google Classroom
  • designed a variety of formative and summative assessments to measure learners’ progress, and identified any knowledge gaps that need to be addressed
  • used assessment results and learners’ feedback and reflections to modify learning plans

My Skills

I believe in life-long learning. I am continuously learning new tools that help me design better learning content. 

LMS: Blackboard, Brightspace, Moodle, LearnDash
90%
Content Authoring Tools: Articulate 360 Suite, H5P, HTML
90%
Video Recording and Editing Tools: Camtasia, Kaltura
80%
Design Tools: Figma, Canva
90%