Feb 18, 2013. The Qualitative Report 2013 Volume 18, Article 13, 1-40 http://www.nova.edu/ ssss/QR/QR18/mottern13.pdf. Teacher-Student Relationships in Court-Mandated Adult. Education: A Phenomenological Study. Ron Mottern. University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee USA. While there is a considerable. . School teacher recently resigned from her job on the same day allegations arose about an improper relationship between the teacher and a male student that occurred during a two-month period over the summer….