Chaohua Ou is the assistant director of learning and technology initiatives for the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL). She develops programs and initiatives to promote and support effective use of technologies in teaching and learning. She consults with faculty on pedagogical best practices for using technologies in face-to-face, blended, and online learning environments. She also collaborates with other campus units on initiatives that leverage emerging technologies to support teaching innovation. Chaohua joined the CTL staff in 2005. She earned her M.Ed. and Ed.D. in instructional technology, with an emphasis in multimedia learning and online learning, from Texas Tech University.