Recommended Readings (left-column)


An excellent, up-to-date list of resources you might find helpful to reenvisioning your multimodal classroom can be found in the LRSP Group Library on

Simply create an account, sign in, and search for LRSP. This database enables you to instantly access citations and many URLs for important resources related to the teaching of writing, multimodal pedagogy, and writing studies.

Key Texts:

  • Ellen Cushman et. al.’s Literacy: A Critical Sourcebook
  • James Gee’s What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy

  • Carolyn Handa’s Visual Rhetoric in a Digital World: A Critical Sourcebook

  • Gunther Kress’s Literacy in the New Media Age

  • Lankshear and Knobel’s New Literacies

  • Scott McCloud’s Understanding Comics

  • Stuart Selber’s Multiliteracies for a Digital Age

  • Cynthia Selfe’s Multimodal Compositions: Resources for Teachers

  • Michelle Sidler’s Computers in the Composition Classroom: A Critical Sourcebook

  • Kathleen Tyner’s Literacy in a Digital World: Teaching and Learning in the Age of Information