keywords of multimodality

As an inventional exercise in our workshop at Computers & Writing 2012, we all shared our definitions of multimodality. Here is the list of keywords that came out of that exercise: non-textual genre practices layers of meaning expansive/expanded view of composing spectrum of composers (amateur to expert) semiotic systems channels literacies multiple symbol system at/through mixing of old and new remediation digital & non-digital inventional information trans-systemic (platform to platform) rhetorical canons