ED 575 Improving Reading Comprehension Research and its Practical Implications 3 cr. Opportunities to read, discuss, reflect, synthesize, evaluate and apply current research on learning and on literary instruction. Participants will work individually, in small groups and with the class to make sense of current research and to apply that research to their own teaching situations in practical and useful ways. Participants will be asked to integrate and organize ideas into personal explanations of reading instruction as applicable to their own teaching and learning experiences.