Education and Credentials

Master of Science in Learning Technologies, Instructional Designer (2015)

Harrisburg University – Harrisburg, PA

Diploma for Diaspora Tamil Teacher (2015)

SRM University – Chennai, India

Associate of Art in Web Design and Development (2011)

Harrisburge Area Community College – Harrisburg, PA

Bachelor of Law (1992)

Visveswarapura College of Law – V.V Puram Bangalore, Karnataka India

Experience Highlights

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

CEO of an E-learning company which empowers learners with performance objectives that can be used outside the learning environment. Primarily worked in the virtual environment creating lesson plans, digital media, developing, and delivering materials from home.

  • Participating in an Instructional Design Challenge centering on the design and development of free Open Educational Resources (OER) for adult basic education through Canvas LMS.
  • Instructional Designer Internship, Keelworks.com.
  • Substitute Teacher – Lancaster Intermediate unit 13, CAIU Enola.
  • Conversion of Moodle courses to Canvas as an independent student worker contract, Capital Area Intermediate Unit – 2014.
  • Developed Flipped Classroom Course in Moodle for Cornwall-Lebanon School District (class project) – 2014.
  • Logo, Marketing Materials and Website design for a medical research company in Camp Hill, PA named CARE – 2010 to Present.
  • Project Manager for Website Design, Illustration, E-book, Animation, and Multimedia Presentations for traditional children’s books – 2006 to Present.
  • Conducted workshop on E-learning Technology, Dindukal, Tamil Nadu – 2016.
  • Print Designer for numerous projects including Logos, Newsletters, Event Flyers, Certificates and Inspirational Posters – 1999 to Present.
  • Content Writer in Tamil (the classic language of Tamil Nadu, India) including short stories for adults and children, novels, and articles – 1994 to Present.
  • Practitioner of Civil Law, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India – 1992 to 1993.

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

  • Free Online Academy for Tamil learning and teaching, Dindukal, Tamil Nadu – 2016.
  • Taught basic Tamil computing to adults in Durban South Africa – 2013.
  • Lab Monitor for Web Program at Harrisburg Area Community College – 2012.
  • Trustee and Board Member of Fredrickson Library, Camp Hill – 2011 to 2012.
  • PTA Secretary of Harrisburg Academy, Wormleysburg – 2007 to 2009
  • Parent Volunteer at Usha Ramamurthy Family Day Care, Mechanicsburg – 2002 to 2007.
  • Parent Volunteer at Brookside Montessori, Camp Hill – 1998.

Additional Accomplishments and Proficiencies

PUBLICATIONS

  • Novels in the language of Tamil for Manimagalai Publications.
  • Short Stories for children in Tamil for Tamil unlimited Publications
  • How to Create Epub INFITT, Tamil Nadu, India – 2011
  • Tamil Literature in the Internet, International Institute of Tamil Studies, Tamil Nadu, India – 2012.
  • Educational Apps with HTMLCSS Java Script INFITT, Malaysia – 2012.
  • Teaching Classical Tamil Poetry Using Blooms Taxonomy, Infit, Pondicherry – 2013.
  • Alternative Thinking and Actions in Tamil Education, Australia – 2015.
  • Development of Tamil Through Tamil Computing, World Tamil Trust – 2015.

MEMBERSHIPS

  • International Society for Technology in Education
  • The Technology council of Central PA
  • INFITT

ATTRIBUTES AND PROFICIENCIES

Technologies – Microsoft Office, Apple Pages, Iworks, Open Office, Google Drive, Men Tamil.

Art – Collage, Acrylics, Water Color, India Ink Illustrator, Inkscape, Photoshop, Fireworks Blender.

Layout – CSS3, InDesign, Quark Express, Publisher.

Web – HTML5, Dreamweaver, Flash, XML Visual Studio, Visual Basic, Blogger, Wiki.

Media – After Effects, Premiere Pro, Adobe Audition, Microsoft Apple Products, YouTube.

Interactive Learning – Adobe Captivate, Articulate Studio, Smart Builder, PowerPoint, Learning Content Development System, Keynotes, Google, Edge Animate.

CMS – Moodle, Canvas, WordPress, Joomla, Desire 2 Learn, Edmodo, Wiki, Google Sites.

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