Why Multimodal Composition


The New London Group. “A Pedagogy of Multiliteracies: Designing Social Futures.” Harvard Education Review 66.1 (1996): 60-92. Print/PDF.

Selber, Stuart. “Reimagining Computer Literacy.” Multiliteracies for a Digital Age. Carbondale: SIU Press, 2004. 1-29. Print/PDF.

Selfe, Cynthia. “The Movement of Air, The Breath of Meaning: Aurality and Multimodal Composing.” College Composition and Communication 60.4 (2009): 616-663. Print/PDF.

Wysocki, Anne. “Openings and Justifications.” Writing New Media: Theory and Applications for Expanding the Teaching of Composition. Logan: Utah State UP, 2004. 1-23. Print/PDF.


Interviews with Cynthia Selfe.

6. June 2012

What does “multimodal” mean?

What is digital literacy?

Why is multimodal composition important?

What benefit does multimodal composition have for students?

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