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Introduction to Public Forum and Congressional Debate
     

Introduction to Public Forum and Congressional Debate

by Jeffrey Hannan
 
Created by many of the most successful and talented National Forensic League educators from a wide range of geographic locations, this text brings together current best practices for Public Forum and Congressional Debating. By drawing from a wide variety of styles, these authors provide bedrock principles for understanding, teaching, and competing in these popular

Overview

Created by many of the most successful and talented National Forensic League educators from a wide range of geographic locations, this text brings together current best practices for Public Forum and Congressional Debating. By drawing from a wide variety of styles, these authors provide bedrock principles for understanding, teaching, and competing in these popular debate events.

Public Forum chapters include:

Topic Analysis
Developing an Argument
Writing a Case
Speaking and Presentation Skills
Mechanics of the Debate
Crossfire, Refutation
The Final Focus
Judge Analysis and Adaptation


Congressional Debate chapters include:

Researching and Writing Legislation
Authorship speeches
Legislative Debating Mechanics
Delivery and Presence
Parliamentary Procedure
Serving as Presiding Officer
Contest Procedures.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940016395470
Publisher:
IDEBATE Press
Publication date:
12/18/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,083,971
File size:
844 KB

Meet the Author

The National Forensic League is a national honor society created to recognize high school students in speech and debate. It is the oldest and largest interscholastic forensic organization. In 2011, more than 112,000 high school and middle school students, representing more than 2,800 high schools and nearly 100 middle schools, built their communication, leadership, cognitive, and presentational skills as members.

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