Dr. Sarah LaDow, Purdue University North Central visiting assistant
professor of English Composition, has had her submission approved for
presentation by the Pacific Modern Language Association Conference.
Her paper, “Hanging-Out with Google: Collaborative Tools for Online
Teaching” explores the use and potential of Google+ tools and
Blackboard 9.1 tools for online community building and collaboration.
The Pacific Modern Language Association is dedicated to the
advancement and sharing of knowledge of ancient and modern languages
and literatures. The association brings together individuals who are
teaching or conducting research in a diverse range of literary,
linguistic, and cultural interests, both ancient and modern, in the
United States and abroad. Members include faculty and students in
language and literature departments in colleges and universities, as
well as interdisciplinary scholars from other disciplines and
At PNC LaDow teaches classes in Technical
Writing, Business Writing, Digital Publishing, Advanced Composition,
Academic Research Writing and Inquiry and Analysis.