Unit 11 of 14: Debate Forms Workshop

So far, the asynchronous debate has been in the form of 1 v 1 Lincoln Douglas debate. But there are other forms of debate, namely, Parliamentary debate or Parli, and IPDA. Parli debate is a 2 v 2 format, which takes place with all the debaters together in the...

Unit 12 of 14: Class Debates

Malcolm Gladwell famously  postulated that anyone can achieve mastery in a field of study, if they are willing to put in 10,000 hours. One of the more famous examples that support this conclusion was the practice habits of great violinists. While  great violinists all...

Unit 10 of 14: Delivery

Debate, as with any form of public speaking, requires mindfulness of delivery to achieve the desired presentation by the speaker. This unit will discuss the different ways we communicate, either deliberately or thoughtlessly by our vocalics, kinesics and other...

Unit 9 of 14: Rebuttal

We now enter into the ‘end-game’ of the debate. Debaters have one last opportunity to plead their case by critically analyzing the arguments that were made in the round thus far, without constructing new arguments. It might be confusing at first, because a...
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