Chaohua Ou is the assistant director of special projects and educational initiatives for the Center for Teaching and Learning. Currently, her time is devoted to the research projects at the National AI Research Institute for Adult Learning and Online Education (AI-ALOE). The AI-ALOE Institute is funded by the National Science Foundation to support a cross-disciplinary, collaborative effort to develop new AI theories and techniques for enhancing online education for lifelong learning and workforce development. Chaohua works as the project manager at the AI-ALOE Institute and is responsible for its daily operations and administration. She earned her M.Ed. and Ed.D. in instructional technology from Texas Tech University. Her research interests include learning design, multimedia learning, online learning, and open educational resources. Chaohua's projects have been supported by Affordable Learning Georgia, Provost Funds for Excellence in Graduate Education at Georgia Tech, and Georgia Tech Fund for Innovation in Research and Education.