Current Projects

CLaRI has two branches of research…

CLaRI Core Research: This branch includes research where a member(s) of the CLARI research team acts as a PI/Co-PI in a study. Studies that fall under this category will have the phrase (CLaRI Core) at the end of the title.

ClaRI Sponsored Research: This branch includes research that supports faculty and doctoral students in their research endeavors. Supports may include site access, professional development, technology/library resources, and/or publicity.
Prospective researchers can meet with the Research Project Manager and the Director of CLaRI to create a customized plan and contract. Studies that fall under this category will have the phrase (CLaRI Sponsored) at the end of the title.


Clinicians Reflecting on Teaching Practices in a Literacy Clinic Practicum

The goal of this study is to analyze discussions between the faculty instructor and the graduate student clinicians who are enrolled in LAI 558 Clinical Practicum in Teaching Literacy.  As a requirement in the course, the clinicians engage with the faculty instructor and a supervising teacher in discussions following tutoring with struggling readers. Clinicians may also engage in discussion of video excerpts from the CLaRI Video Library or from other videos; as such, permission has already been granted to show videos for educational purposes. The focus of group discussion is on best practices in tutoring using video examples or the clinicians’ descriptions of their own tutoring/teaching.

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Summer Literacy Program Collective Case Study

Dissertation Study: The alchemy of meaning-making: The dynamic nature of teacher and student growth during a summer literacy program. (CLaRI Sponsored)

In this CLaRI sponsored dissertation study; Jennifer Schiller, Ph.D candidate and research project manager for CLaRI; examines the ways that soon to…

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Please contact the CLaRI Research Project Manager at
clariresearch@gmail.com for more information