School of Communication

Debating the Issues 2018

COS591 Section 80
3 credits Undergraduate
COS 691 Section 80
3 credits Graduate
January 2-4 • 6 to 10 p.m.
January 6(Saturday) • 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
January 8-12 • 6 to 10 p.m.
David Steinberg: 305-284-5553,
Tentative syllabus

Examine contemporary argumentation theory and practice

  • Discover how to debate by applying argumentative techniques through preparation of cases and issue briefs
  • Participate in classroom debates about the 2017-18 High School Policy Debate Resolution
  • Learn to judge competitive academic debates and be qualified to serve as a volunteer judge in the Miami-Dade Urban Debate League (or other academic debate settings)
  • Be equipped to teach debate, and to employ debate exercises across the curriculum in courses or training contexts

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