Group discussion on study is essential for effective learning. In group discussion learning is shared and student participating in discussion are benefited.
When you study a topic, discuss it with your classmates in college. Tell your classmates or friend that you will discuss about a particular topic tomorrow so that they can prepare the topic for tomorrow’s discussion. In discussion every student has his turn to talk. Try to be polite and friendly in discussion. Participating in group discussion has the many benefits. Here’s explained some of the main benefits
It enhances your learning – You learn more.
Your friend may have learnt a topic well comparatively. He may have picked up some important points from the topic which you may have not. When you discuss it with him, you learn these points as well. Similarly you may have learnt some points in a topic which he may have missed, so he learns it in discussion. In this way the learning is shared and you are benefitted.
Discussion generates good questions – helps in preparation for exam.
When you discusses about a topic with your friend in group, you can freely ask any question which you have in your mind about any point in the topic and you get the answer. Similarly they ask questions.
Different minds discussing about a topic, generates good questions and try to find their answers. These are the conceptual questions which are asked in the exams. In this way, Group discussion helps in preparation for exams by generating conceptual question and finding their answers.
It shows you your weakness – it improves you.
Until you don’t know about your weaknesses, you cannot improve. In group discussion you come to know that in which areas you are weak and you need to focus more on them to improve.
It rectifies your mistakes.
You may learn something wrong. You may make a wrong concept about a topic which you think is correct. When you share it in discussion, you come to know that it is wrong. In this way, your wrong concept are rectified. If you don’t discusses it group, you may write this wrong concept even in exam and get less marks for it.
It helps you on “how to study and how to make preparation for exam”.
While discussing on a topic, inspired from a student you ask him how he studies or how he make preparation for exam?. In this way, you improve your study method or preparation method.
It helps for oral exams – It improves your communication skills.
By participating in group discussions you can improve your communication skills. In this way it prepares you for oral exams and interviews as well.