Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 1(2), pp. 93 - 95
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2013.010208
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A Walk in Our Shoes: A Discussion of Relevance and Communication in Teacher Prep


Karen L. Goldman Ph.D.*, Melanie Cardell Ph.D.
University of the Cumberlands, Williamsburg, KY

ABSTRACT

Relevance is discussed in light of 21st c. communication skills and relevance. How do these areas impact both the face-to-face and online candidates in the MAT and MAED programs to positively impact P-12 students? Relevance theory and communication in 21st c. is clarified for working in both face-to-face and online learning environments leading current and future teachers into needed skills for education and specifically literacy. The authors offer their insights including anecdotal evidence from current successful practices.

KEYWORDS
Online Learning, Epistemology, Communication

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Karen L. Goldman Ph.D. , Melanie Cardell Ph.D. . "A Walk in Our Shoes: A Discussion of Relevance and Communication in Teacher Prep." Universal Journal of Educational Research 1.2 (2013) 93 - 95. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2013.010208.