wondering what this colloquium, you must first understand how the word is translated from the native language.In Latin, the word «colloquium» means only a conversation or discussion.Now the definition of the Colloquium can be seen in many dictionaries, Big Soviet Encyclopedia, where the word has not one but two very differing values.

So, firstly, colloquium is often called one of the traditional forms of training sessions, both in the west and in the national education system, whose aim is to identify students' knowledge of students and enhance their experience as a result of a casual conversation with a professor or other teacher.As a rule, student colloquia usually discussed parts of a particular theme, a section of one of the studies
in order to understand the correctness of his understanding of students and avoid misunderstandings critical issues.

This form of employment is often encompasses all kinds of issues and topics of the course being studied, are not included in the theme of practical seminars and training sessions.Often, colloquiums in the modern system of education in universities are a variety of training sessions where we discuss the various works of students of students, their educational projects and written essays.Usually in domestic universities in each of the faculties of colloquiums held in a specially reserved for them, without interfering with normal practical and seminars.

Secondly, the colloquium - a full-fledged scientific meetings, where he first heard the reports prepared in advance, and then going on a difficult process of discussions.It is not ruled out and the controversy, based on scientific knowledge of the panelists, as interviews were conducted to clarify some details of the report and controversial moments to others.On the scientific colloquia are involved in the conversation is no longer the curator and his students, and prominent philosophers and theorists whose opinion would allow the rapporteur to reconsider their own scientific views on the basis of new ideas and scientific disputes.

Third, under the Colloquium is the body of the elders and pastors, sent to each community of the Presbyterian Church, which usually runs an association of religious communities of this area.At these colloquia elders and pastors have been discussed religious matters, the canons are not deprived of dogmatism.