Suhasini Kotcherlakota, PhD

Assistant Professor

Contact

University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)
College of Nursing - Omaha Division
985330 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5330

Phone: 402-559-6375
Email: skotcherlakota@unmc.edu

  

Education


  • 2003, MSEd, University of Nebraska-Kearney
  • 2007, PhD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Biography


Dr. Kotcherlakota is an assistant professor at UNMC College of Nursing. She received her Master of Education in Instructional Technology from University of Nebraska, Kearney and Doctoral degree in Instructional Technology from University of Nebraska, Lincoln. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Botany and Zoology and Master of Sciences degree in Environmental Sciences, both from Andhra University, India.



Research


Research Interests

  • Integrating the cognitive science theory findings to classroom practices in education
  • Researching and integrating innovative technology use methods and adopt the best practices
  • Innovative teaching practices
  • Cultural competence
  • Virtual Learning Environment


Publications


Kotcherlakota, S. & Buchanan, L. (2012). Teaching a Clinical Skills Course Using Web Conferencing Technology: A Pilot Study of Student Satisfaction. In P. Resta (Ed.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (pp. 539-544). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Kotcherlakota, S., Megel, M., Rivera, E. & Barrier, J. (2012). Nursing Exemplar Strategies for Teaching: A Learning Repository Website for Nurse Educators. In Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2012 (pp. 2454-2459). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Kotcherlakota, S. & Brooks, D. (2007). A Test of Strategies for Enhanced Learning of AP Descriptive Chemistry. Journal of Science Education and Technology. Springer Netherlands, 19.04.2008, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 297-304 (web)

Kotcherlakota, S. & Brooks, D. (2006). Analysis of Chemistry Learning Through Automated Practice and Immediate Feedback. In C. Crawford et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (pp. 3995-3999). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. (PDF)

Li, L., Steckelberg, A., Liu, X., Cain, J., Starker, T., & Kotcherlakota, S. (2005). "Comparing Peer Assessment with Instructor Assessment in a Technology-mediated Peer Reviewing System". In C. Crawford et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (pp. 946-951). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. (web)



Service


Serves on doctoral advisory committees.

Students' dissertation committees.