Suhana Chikatla


May 2010


University of South Alabama
Jan 2000


Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth
Aug 1999


Andrews University
Mar 1997


Spicer Memorial College

Work experience

Work experience
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


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


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



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


Jun 2008

CPR/AED & Standard First Aid

Mobile Fire Department
Oct 2006


University of South Alabama
May 2001

Web Designing and Development

Jun 1997

Airline Travel & Tourism Management

Indian International Travel Center