It is discussion in which few persons (the Panel)
carry on conversation in front of the audience.
At the end of the discussion audience also
participates through Question and Answer
Section with help of Experts of Panel.
OBJECTIVES OF PANEL DISCUSSION
To provide information and new facts.
To analyze a problem from different angles
To identify the values.
To provide strength to larger group through a
short or small group
TYPES OF PANEL DISCUSSION
Public Panel Discussions
Educational Panel Discussion
PUBLIC PANEL DISCUSSIONS
Public panel discussion are organized for Public.
Examples Public Panel Discussion.
Electricity or Unemployment Problem in
Public Panel discussion provide facts and
determines social values of Issue
EDUCATIONAL PANEL DISCUSSION
These are used to find out solutions of certain
problems, or used to get facts and figures, or any
clarification of certain theories, Principles or laws
PROCEDURE OF PANEL DISCUSSION
Identify an issue or topic of discussion
Select Panelists, inform panel members, select a
leader or moderator.
Decide the format the panel discussion will
TYPES OF MEMBERS IN PANEL DISCUSSION
Plays most important role, it plans how, where
and when panel discussion will be organized
Summarizes and Highlights the Points
Keeps the discussion on the theme and
encourages interaction among members
Note: Moderator should have mastery on the
theme of the discussion
There may be 4 to 10 Panelists in the Discussion
All Panelists must have mastery of the subject
Panelists will sit in the semi circle shape front of
The Panelists answers, sometime moderator can
answer the Question to audience.
Audience can give their fruitful view.
Audience are allowed to put question one by one
At end of Discussion, Moderator Sum up and
Discussion will be ended by the thanks of
Moderator to panelists and Audience
ADVANTAGES OF PANEL DISCUSSION
Encourages social learning
Goals can be achieved
Used to develop ability of problem solving and
Develops capacity to respect others ideas and
feelings , and ability to tolerate
TOPIC OF PANEL DISCUSSION IN
The answer to corruption: more women in politics
Role of a teacher in the information age
Indo – Pak relations
Cricket and Pakistan
Hygiene problem in star restaurants
ORGANIZING EFFECTIVE PANEL
There should be a rehearsal before actual Panel
Moderator should have high hand on theme
which can control the situation
Need of Proper arrangement
Moderator should encourage both Panelists and
audience, so it can run properly and effectively