Jody L. Cockroft is a Research Specialist at the University of Memphis in the Institute for Intelligent Systems. Prior to joining the University of Memphis, she was with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis where she was involved in with various clinical trials and bench research for over twenty years. She earned her A.A. from the University of Tampa and her B.S. from the University of Memphis. She has been working with Xiangen Hu and Arthur Graesser for the past two years on the Army Research Laboratory project on the Generalized Intelligent Framework for Tutoring (GIFT) and the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Academy projects and the Advanced Learning Theories, Technologies, Applications and Impacts (ALTTAI) Consortium efforts.