group discussion


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Noun1.group discussion - a discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topicgroup discussion - a discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic
give-and-take, discussion, word - an exchange of views on some topic; "we had a good discussion"; "we had a word or two about it"
bull session - an informal discussion (usually among men)
colloquy - a conversation especially a formal one
consultation - a conference between two or more people to consider a particular question; "frequent consultations with his lawyer"; "a consultation of several medical specialists"
consultation, interview, audience - a conference (usually with someone important); "he had a consultation with the judge"; "he requested an audience with the king"
huddle, powwow - (informal) a quick private conference
news conference, press conference - a conference at which press and tv reporters ask questions of a politician or other celebrity
pretrial, pretrial conference - (law) a conference held before the trial begins to bring the parties together to outline discovery proceedings and to define the issues to be tried; more useful in civil than in criminal cases
round table, roundtable, round-table conference - a meeting of peers for discussion and exchange of views; "a roundtable on the future of computing"
session - a meeting for execution of a group's functions; "it was the opening session of the legislature"
teach-in - an extended session (as on a college campus) for lectures and discussion on an important and usually controversial issue
teleconference, teleconferencing - a conference of people who are in different locations that is made possible by the use of such telecommunications equipment as closed-circuit television
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All Pakistan Business Forum regularly organizes such conferences and forums on very important issues concerning business, trade and development at local and provincial levels, with the purpose of creating a consensus among multiple stakeholders that promotion of peace and harmony can lead to a prosperous Pakistan,' he said, adding that the participants of the conference had agreed to implement the focus group discussion roadmap in letter and spirit to achieve the desired results.
All Pakistan Business Forum regularly organizes such conferences and forums on very important issues concerning business, trade and development at local and provincial levels, with the purpose of creating a consensus among multiple stakeholders that promotion of peace and harmony can lead to a prosperous Pakistan,' said Ibrahim Qureshi, adding that the participants of the conference had agreed to implement the focus group discussion roadmap in letter and spirit to achieve the desired results.
During the session 2010 2011, the method of teaching adopted was lecturing for 'Communicable Diseases' and small group discussion (tutorials) for 'Nutrition and Health', while during the session 2013 2014 'Communicable Diseases' were taught in small groups (tutorials) and lectures were delivered for 'Nutrition and Health'.
Summary: DUBAI - The Dubai Department of Economic Development, or DED organised a focus group discussion of the Logistics Cluster to brainstorm freely and exchange views on the challenges and opportunities in logistics.
Deciding how to best do group discussion depends on your purpose and level of technical sophistication.
Results indicated that course grades were higher in the group discussion sections than in the lecture section.
In a group discussion that followed, issues were explored around validity of data regardless of there origin, the role of patient compliance in quality metrics, and the potential of market-wide collaboration in the DFW area on setting common quality markers.
The third session began with a group discussion on developing a more integrated approach toward science.
Short selections, combined with an easy-on-the-eye format that includes occasional b/w woodcuts, make this volume accessible to both middle school and high school students, whose teachers will find plenty of scope for group discussion.
Atlanta, GA Sevananda Screenings: Whale Rider: 7pm, followed by a group discussion.
That should be a good thing, if the comments heard during a session-ending group discussion are any indication.