Suhana Chikatla

Education

Education
May 2010

Ph.D.

University of South Alabama
Jan 2000

MA

Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth
Aug 1999

MA

Andrews University
Mar 1997

BS

Spicer Memorial College

Work History

Work History
Nov 2010 - Present

Instructor and Instructional Design Trainer

Wallace State
  • Teach courses on part-time basis as an adjunct professor
  • Developed and delivered the online certification course
  • Initiated internship opportunities for Instructional Design and Development and Instructional Technology students
  • Design and develop online courses
  • Design, develop, and integrate audio, video, and multimedia into online courses
  • Coordinate and conduct faculty trainings to create, design, develop, and  enhance online courses in Blackboard
  • Blackboard Beta product review team
  • Evaluating faculty online courses
  • Coordinate and conduct faculty technology training workshops
  • Write paper proposals and exhibitions for conferences
  • Coordinate, evaluating, analyzing 3D Interactive Learning Activities
  • Designing and developing interactive learning activities in Raptivity
Jun 2008 - May 2010

Enhancement of Teaching and Learning

University of South Alabbama College of Education
  • Designed and Developed online courses: job aids, assignments, assessment questions etc.
  • Enter data in MS Excel and SPSS for analysis
  • Created endnotes for research articles
  • Developed PowerPoint
  • Created and Supervised online exams
  • Developed “Instructional Design Theory Workbook” site
Aug 2006 - May 2008

Intern

University of South Alabbama Department of Physical Therapy
  • Designing, developing, and implementing online courses in e-College for the Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (tDPT) Online Program
  • Developed Power Points techniques in e-College
  • Designed Online Course Evaluation Rubric
  • Evaluated existing e-College courses and provided a written report
  • Conducted workshops on e-College grade book, ClassLive, and Whiteboard
  • Created job aids as handouts
Jul 2005 - May 2008

Online Learning Lab Staff

University of South Alabama College of Education
  • Developed and maintained the Lab’s website
  • Updated and maintained faculty website using FTP
  • Created audio, video, and digitizing into CD-ROM format to be used as computer-based training (CBT) material
  • Assisted the University faculty with e-College, e-Companion, upload pictures, power points, PDF’s, word documents, exam questions, audio, and video files
  • As a team leader conducted and organized Weekly Technology Workshops for the University staff and faculty: designing flyers and writing and sending memo’s
  • As a team leader coordinated and organized Full Day Technology Workshops for the University of South Alabama staff and faculty: designed flyers, writing memos, and coordinating the technology booklet for workshop teaching purpose
  • As a team leader conducted and organized monthly Theory Seminars for the University of South Alabama staff, faculty and students
  • Developed Instructional Design Theory Workbook a supplementary material for students pursuing their degrees in the field of Instructional Design
  • Developed job aids (in the form of paper, PDF, CD, and web formats) as additional tools for the purpose of teaching technology
Aug 2001 - Jun 2005

Graduate Assistant

University of South Alabama College of Education
  • Maintained website
  • Assisted faculty: e-College, e-Companion upload pictures, power points, PDF’s, word documents, Over Head Projector (OHP), teaching handouts
  • Served as substitute teacher
  • Handled clerical work: type, fax, print, Xerox, and phone
Jun 2003 - Aug 2003

Intern

University of South Alabama Program for Enhancement of Teaching and Learning
  • Designed and developed the PETAL’s new website
  • Conducted technology workshops
  • Assist faculty develop technical skills
  • Developed job aids to help the on-campus faculty
  • Organized seminars on teaching tools for teaching in higher education
  • Organized roundtable discussions on professional issues in teaching and learning

Skills

Skills

Other Skills

I also have excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. My ability to listen carefully helps me be a great consultant to my clients. I am very considerate in conveying ideas clearly and tactfully to the staff and managers.

Technology Skills

Authoring Tools: Authorware, Articulate Studio, Adobe Captivate, Camtasia Studio, AutoPlay Learning Management Systems: eCollege, Blackboard Audio: Audacity, Cool Edit Video: Ulead VideoStudio, Windows Movie Maker, Adobe Premiere, Tegrity Synchronous Tools: DimDim, Skype Graphic: Paint, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe, Illustrator, SnagIt, ScreenSteps Webpage: Word Press, Adobe Dreamweaver, Weebly, SoftChalk, Front Page, HTML Note pad, WS/FTP (File Transfer Pro) Interactivity: SWISH, Raptivity, Softchalk Concept mapping: Inspiration Other: Microsoft Office Suit, SPSS, Adobe Acrobat, Analog and Digital Video, SCORM, DVD recorders, Team Viewer

Certifications

Certifications
Jun 2008

CPR/AED & Standard First Aid

Mobile Fire Department
Oct 2006

eCollege

University of South Alabama
May 2001

Web Designing and Development

ZAP
Jun 1997

Airline Travel & Tourism Management

Indian International Travel Center