Remixing Composition: A History of Multimodal Writing Pedagogy (Ncte/CCCC Studies in Writing and Rhetoric (Swr))

Remixing Composition: A History of Multimodal Writing Pedagogy (Ncte/CCCC Studies in Writing and Rhetoric (Swr))

Remixing Composition: A History of Multimodal Writing Pedagogy (Ncte/CCCC Studies in Writing and Rhetoric (Swr))

Jason Palmeri


 

Jason Palmeri’s Remixing Composition: A heritage of Multimodal Writing Pedagogy challenges the longheld proposal that the learn and perform of composition has traditionally fascinated by phrases by myself. Palmeri revisits a few of the vintage texts of composition concept from the Nineteen Sixties, Nineteen Seventies, and Eighties, heavily analyzing how prior compositionists spoke back to “new media.” He finds that lengthy sooner than the increase of non-public desktops and the image net, compositionists hired analog multimedia applied sciences within the educating of composition. Palmeri discovers those early students expected a lot of our present pursuits in composing with visible, audio, and video texts.

utilizing the concept that of the remix, Palmeri outlines sensible pedagogical feedback for the way writing academics can construct upon this historical past with electronic actions, assignments, and curricula that meet the desires of latest scholars. He information a pluralist imaginative and prescient of composition pedagogy that explains the ways in which writing lecturers can synthesize expressivist, cognitive, and social-epistemic approaches.

Palmeri unearths an expansive heritage of now forgotten multimodal ways to composing relocating photos and sounds and demonstrates how present compositionists can productively remix those prior pedagogies to deal with the demanding situations and chances of the modern electronic period. A strikingly unique tackle the new historical past of composition, Remixing Composition is an enormous paintings for the way forward for writing guide in a electronic age.

 

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