I’m Angela Laflen, a faculty member in the English department at California State University, Sacramento. My teaching and research concern writing, rhetoric, and technology. More specifically, I am drawn to questions concerning response practices, online pedagogies, and digital and multimodal literacies.




Teaching Philosophy

Typing on a Computer

Sample Syllabi

Checking Text on a Document

Recent Evaluations



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Quantitative Literacy in the Composition Classroom: Using Infographics’ Assignments to Teach Ethical and Effective Data Use

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Using Eli Review as a Strategy for Feedback in Online Courses


What LMS Site Statistics Tell Us about Timing Instructor Feedback on Student Writing

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Confronting Visuality in Multi-Ethnic Women’s Writing



Links to some of my students' digital projects.

Student Presentation at CCCCs 2021 Undergraduate Researcher Poster Session

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Student Webtext Published in Jump+

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History of Women at Marist Interactive Timeline

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Student Presentation at Sigdoc '15

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Comparative Usability Test Published by TryMyUI

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Notebook & Pad


Future Projects, Courses, and Presentations

During Spring 2021, I am teaching online sections of Professional Writing (English 220P) and Senior Portfolio (English 198X). I am also continuing to serve as Teaching Associate Coordinator for the Writing Program and as a faculty fellow for the College of Arts & Letters.

In my research, I am examining different ways to promote students' data literacy through data storytelling assignments, and I am working on data analysis for a project related to how learning management system interfaces impact teacher feedback on student writing.