The path I chose in reading through http://ten.fibreculturejournal.org/wp-content/dynmed/ball_moeller/index.html was a linear path. First, i started with the abstract. While reading, i click the first hyperlink that popped up. The first one Topoi. When i finished, i cliked “Go back to the first node” and continued reading until the next hyperlink which was commonplace. Then the next hyperlink was letterate and then multimodal. Choosing to read this site like this I was able to understand the auther more clearly and efficently, Everytime i came across a word i didn’t know, it was in hyperlink, and when i clicked it, it expanded to further explain the word. With so much information and so many options to learn about them, the way the reader chooses to read will be the best way for him to understand.
In the youtubve video http://kairos.technorhetoric.net/14.1/disputatio/burns/index.html, the focus was to promote National Day of Writing, In this 60 second video, it shows babies playing with a typewriter, which shows how the current generation has moved to a digital form of literacy and has no idea of how to us ethe old school typewrite, which potrays the old form of literacy.
What forms of topoi and commonplace are shown in the video?
What other meanings do you think this video has?