Why I Teach

Kathleen Elliott Vinson

Suffolk University Law School

September 24, 2009

The Law Teacher, Vol. XIV, No. 2, p. 16, 2007

When discussing learning in the context of academia, most people would think of students learning from the teacher but great teaching moments occur when a teacher reflects on what she has learned from the other side of the podium, from student to teacher. Teaching is not a one way linear approach, but rather is recursive and reflective for both student and teacher. In the end, the knowledge that a teacher has shared with her students may be as great as the knowledge that she has gained from them.

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Date posted: October 9, 2009  

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Vinson, Kathleen Elliott, Why I Teach (September 24, 2009). The Law Teacher, Vol. XIV, No. 2, p. 16, 2007. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1478130

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Kathleen Elliott Vinson (Contact Author)
Suffolk University Law School ( email )
120 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02108
United States

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