seminar


seminar
01. In my [seminar] class, we follow a weekly schedule in which we each take turns leading a group discussion.
02. Dave made a presentation at a [seminar] on information technology in Washington last month.
03. The conference offers a series of [seminars] on teaching techniques for new elementary school instructors.
04. We had an interesting discussion of the ethics of cloning in my sociology [seminar] today.
05. I picked up a huge booklet which describes all the [seminars] being offered during the three-day conference.
06. Over 100 teachers attended the [seminar] he gave on current methods of teaching vocabulary.
07. Larry Newton gave an excellent [seminar] on the teaching of vocabulary at the ESL conference we attended.
08. The Linguistics department offers free weekly [seminars] with guest lecturers speaking on issues relating to the teaching of English as a second language.
09. Doctors at the [seminar] were discussing the new flu-like virus which had killed a number of people in the Far East.
10. We attended a special lunch [seminar] with some of the presenters from the conference.
11. Two guys almost started fighting after a particularly heated exchange in my theology [seminar] last night.
12. I missed our weekly [seminar] due to illness, so I'll have to get the notes from someone.
13. Online [seminars] allow students to participate from anywhere in the world.
14. According to Maier and Warren, university [seminars] are most effective when they are regular and frequent so that the discussions are relevant to current course topics.

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  • seminar — SEMINÁR, seminarii, s.n. 1. Formă de activitate didactică în cadrul învăţământului superior prin care studenţii fixează şi adâncesc cunoştinţele predate la curs sau execută lucrări practice sub conducerea unui profesor. ♦ Seminar pedagogic =… …   Dicționar Român

  • Seminar — is, generally, a form of academic instruction, either at a university or offered by a commercial or professional organization. It has the function of bringing together small groups for recurring meetings, focusing each time on some particular… …   Wikipedia

  • seminar — sem‧i‧nar [ˈsemnɑː ǁ nɑːr] noun [countable] a fairly informal meeting of a group of people, who share information and ideas, discuss matters relating to their work etc: • Most of the people attending the seminar were from accountancy firms. •… …   Financial and business terms

  • Seminar — Sn Lehrveranstaltung, Institut erw. fach. (16. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. sēminārium Pflanzschule, Baumschule , zu l. sēminārius zum Samen gehörig , zu l. sēmen ( minis) Same, Setzling (säen). Täterbezeichnung: Seminarist.    Ebenso nndl.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Seminar — (Pflanzschule), Anstalt zur Heranbildung von Schullehrern und lehrerinnen in Erwerbung der schulwissenschaftlichen Kenntnisse und Erteilung des Unterrichts. Je nach dem System der Ausbildung sind die Zöglinge im Internat (d.h. sie erhalten… …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • seminar — (n.) 1887, from Ger. Seminar group of students working with a professor, from L. seminarium breeding ground, plant nursery (see SEMINARY (Cf. seminary)). Sense of meeting for discussion of a subject first recorded 1944 …   Etymology dictionary

  • seminar — semìnār m <G seminára> DEFINICIJA 1. oblik praktične nastave na visokim školama radi učvršćenja i produbljenja znanja stečenih na predavanjima 2. meton. učionica u kojoj se održava takva nastava 3. kraći tečaj (nekoliko sati, dana) na kojem …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Seminar — Seminar: Lat. seminarium »Pflanzschule, Baumschule«, das von lat. semen »Samen; Setzling; Sprössling« (urverwandt mit dt. ↑ Samen) abgeleitet ist, gelangte im 16. Jh. ins Deutsche. In übertragenem Gebrauch entwickelte das Wort im schulischen und… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • Seminar — Sem i*nar , n. [G. See {Seminary}, n.] A group of students engaged, under the guidance of an instructor, in original research in a particular line of study, and in the exposition of the results by theses, lectures, etc.; formerly called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Seminar — Seminar, s. Seminarium …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Seminār — (lat. seminarium, »Pflanzschule«), Bildungs und Vorbereitungsanstalt für Lehrer und Geistliche, namentlich für Volksschullehrer; seit der Kirchenversammlung von Trient (1545–63) amtlicher Name für Anstalten zur Heranbildung von Geistlichen, deren …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon