group discussion

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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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In another research the thoughtfulness of students was better after teacher centered strategy (p-value 0.005), while confidence was more after student centered strategy (p-value 0.003).5 Contrary to this a study revealed that initial improvement in information was 28% after didactic teaching as compared to 9.93% after computer based asynchronous teaching (p-value 0.0001).18 Like recent trends in other fields the girls scored better both after lectures (p-value 0.005) as well as small group discussion (pvalue 0.05) and the difference was statistically significant.
Objective: To study and compare the impact of didactic lecturing with small group discussion among undergraduate medical students.
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.
A copy of the online survey, the telephone interview schedule, the focus group questions, focus group discussion paper and a list of focus group participants are also included.
Another focus group discussion was conducted with representatives from UN Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), tackling gender problems and violence against women and children.
The institute is a peer-directed, peer-supported educational program which uses a group discussion format.
The broader level of group discussion and individual presentation initially focused on the nature of career assessment and the definition of culture.
The trip involves presentations, workshops and group discussion, tacking world issues.
(Includes a reading group discussion guide.) Janet Julian, Grafton, MA
On the agenda of the 'Abhyas Varga' training programme that begins 10.30 am today and compulsory for all BJP lawmakers from Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha is a focused group discussion on 'Situation in West Bengal' and a session that imparts NaMo App training to parliamentarians.
He was addressing a focused group discussion organized by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board here on Wednesday.

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