Statement of Purpose

Currents in Electronic Literacy is an electronic journal published by the Computer Writing and Research Lab of the Division of Rhetoric and Composition at The University of Texas at Austin. Currents strives to provide a forum for the scholarly discussion of issues pertaining to electronic literacy, widely construed. In general, Currents publishes work addressing the use of electronic texts and technologies for reading, writing, teaching, and learning in fields including but not restricted to the following: literature (in English and in other languages), rhetoric and composition, languages (English, foreign, and ESL), communications, media studies, and education.

The e-journal's ISSN is 1524-6493. Currents replaces Computer Writing, Rhetoric, and Literature as the official e-journal of the CWRL.