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I’m Angela Laflen, an associate professor 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 2023, I am serving as Teaching Associate Coordinator for the Writing Program and teaching the graduate-level course in professional writing.

In my research, I am working on a book that argues that data literacy should be incorporated into multimodal composition pedagogy via the practice of data storytelling. This project is based on my own work developing pedagogy to support students' data literacy in a variety of writing courses since 2016.

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