02-09-10_2 - COMM 140P sec 2 Tuesday, February 9 Agenda...

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COMM 140P sec 2 Tuesday, February 9
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Agenda Check in Announcements Poverty Stories Academic Debates Looking Ahead
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Announcements Add COMM 191A to get credit for final exam Class number 23042 Make sure to have Friday, April 30 th free** Add COMM 191J if you would like to help judge Intramural Tournament Class number 21370
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Review Debate Elements Who are the participants? What are propositions? What are the different types of propositions?
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Academic Debates Procedures Terminology Types Debate Theory Research
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Procedures Some debates May have cross examination periods May be one on one, two on two, four on four All debates Will have an Affirmative side and a Negative side Will contain constructive speeches and rebuttal speeches. Constructive – constructing arguments Rebuttal – disarming arguments
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Procedures (cont.) Affirmative side should Point out problems with the current situation (status quo) Convince audience that problems are significant Point out benefits of the proposed change Find reliable experts to back up the claims Predict what opposing arguments will be and develop counterarguments Plan for logical flow of arguments Negative side should Develop arguments in defense of the status quo Convince audience that any problems referred to by the AFF are insignificant Develop reasons for opposing AFF’s position Find reliable experts to back up the opposition Question AFF’s proof
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Terminology* Status quo (SQ) Burden of proof Burden of rejoinder Value proposition Policy proposition Prima facie case Solvency Stock issues
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Types of Debate Cross Examination Debate (CEDA) American Parliamentary Debate (Parli) World Debate Lincoln-Douglas Debate
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In Class Debates Debate 1: CEDA type Constructive speeches = 3 minutes Cross examination periods = 1 minute Rebuttal speeches = 2 minutes Resolved: The United States Federal Government should
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02-09-10_2 - COMM 140P sec 2 Tuesday, February 9 Agenda...

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