The Omnipotent Presence and Power of Teacher-Student Transactional Communication Relationships in the Classroom

The So-Called “Post-Race Era”

  • Authors
  • Frederick Douglass H. Alcorn

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. The Premises

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Frederick Douglass H. Alcorn
      Pages 3-36
    3. Frederick Douglass H. Alcorn
      Pages 37-49
    4. Frederick Douglass H. Alcorn
      Pages 51-64
    5. Frederick Douglass H. Alcorn
      Pages 65-92
    6. Frederick Douglass H. Alcorn
      Pages 93-96
  3. Appendices

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 97-97
    2. Frederick Douglass H. Alcorn
      Pages 99-107
    3. Frederick Douglass H. Alcorn
      Pages 109-117
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 135-137

About this book


This work provides a forthright critical discussion aimed at providing salient insights into the quiet and under-realized transactional nature of education, schooling, teaching, student participation, and learning.
The work is based upon five major interacting premises regarding the role, nature, and relationship between transactional communication and equity pedagogy, which place opportunities to teach and learn in flux.
Throughout this book the topic/issue of transitional communication’s critical role serves as the unifying source regarding the transdisciplinary nature of the information and perspectives presented 90 plus percent of activities which occurs in the classroom involves the social-perception experiences of interpersonal-cultural communication, pre-dispositions and inclinations, regarding power and felt empowerment, and one’s lived positionality experiences.
Transactional communicative awareness, critical reflection, and cultural responsiveness enhances equality of opportunities to teach and learn in view of the demands ensured during a course of study or term of study.


Transactional communication Equity Pedagogy Student Voice Relational Communication Culturally Responsive teaching and learning

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information SensePublishers-Rotterdam, The Netherlands 2016
  • Publisher Name SensePublishers, Rotterdam
  • eBook Packages Education
  • Online ISBN 978-94-6300-618-7
  • Series Print ISSN 2213-722X
  • Series Online ISSN 2213-7238
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