Chairing Discourse

  • Michael GuestEmail author
Part of the Springer Texts in Education book series (SPTE)


This chapter provides us with an overview of the role and function of the chairperson, at both CPs and other, agnate, conference speech events. Advice regarding preferred approaches to chair discourse, as well potential problems areas, will be discussed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of MedicineUniversity of MiyazakiMiyazakiJapan

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