The third research question asked whether any strategy produced higher levels of perceived debater
effectiveness than remaining silent.
Aside from the spectacular speed at which debaters
speak, it's this emphasis on evidence that distinguishes formal policy debate from moderated political debates, to say nothing of what passes for debate on Sunday morning talk shows.
Now we've asked three of the nation's top high school debaters
to have at them.
It was a tough competition to be a part of especially since some of the best debaters
from KP were there.
Years later, Lockmiller reflected that he learned "as much and probably more" from being a debater
and member of the literary society than from required college courses (Lockmiller, 1998).
Yuan Ordenes is ranked 44th in Challenge Literature out of approximately 1,100 senior division contestants, out of whom Matthew Mercado is also ranked 67th best Champion Scholar, 46th best writer, and 129th Champion Debater
and his team (Mercado, Pastoral, Blanco) is the 27th top debate team and 42nd top writing team as well.
were given 15 minutes to prepare for each topic, before delivering five-minute speeches against their opponents.
Tuesday's meeting involves three different formats: questioning by moderator Bernard Ponsonby, cross–examination by the debaters
themselves, and questions from the 350–member audience.
Topics are worded as statements, and in each round one debater
is assigned to debate the "affirmative" (defend the truth/validity of the statement) while the other debater
is assigned to debate the "negative.
This type of debate is a strong blow to old politics," said debater
MOSCOW -- An argument in southern Russia over philosopher Immanuel Kant, the author of ''Critique of Pure Reason,'' devolved into pure mayhem when one debater
shot the other.
UDLs deploy various media formats, such as Twitter, Facebook, and movies about debate such as The Great Debater
starring Denzel Washington, to help attract new members into the UDL community.
Arwa Elsanosi Mohamed, the president of the Georgetown Debate Club and a seasoned debater
in her third-year at SFS-Q, expressed her appreciation of the tournament's well-organised structure and relevant and interesting motions.
According to the New York Post, he also called Romney a good debater
and gave him credit for 'dispatching Newt Gingrich', who Woodhouse considers a pretty good debater
I also assign a formal paper to be completed independently by each student debater