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an academic seminar
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



(1) One of the forms of study in the educational system, having as its goal the clarification and augmentation of the student’s knowledge. Students in a colloquium discuss the individual parts, divisions, themes, and problems of the course being studied (material usually not included in the subject matter of seminars and other practical forms of study) and the participants’ papers, projects, and other assignments.

(2) Scientific gatherings at which papers are heard and discussed.

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