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By Austin J. Freeley

This complete advent to the rules and perform of argumentation and debate makes use of a transparent, concise, and fascinating presentation that makes even advanced fabric effortless to appreciate. ARGUMENTATION AND DEBATE gains suggestions, argumentation types, functional courses, and real-life eventualities that you just use to reinforce your talents in educational debates. With an emphasis on severe considering, reasoned selection making, and advocacy talents, this article empowers you to take part actively as voters in a democratic society.

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Preparing to debate these subjects led me and many other debaters to do our first serious research. Debate introduced me to Foreign Affairs, the law reviews and indexes, Business Periodicals Index, the Public Affairs Information Service, Dialog, Nexis, Datatimes, Dow Jones News/Retrieval, and other databases. While numbers aren’t everything, the fact is that the amount of research my partner and I did in just one year of debate exceeded the amount of research I did in preparing my master’s thesis.

ACADEMIC DEBATE As noted previously, academic debate is conducted under the direction of an educational institution to provide educational opportunities for students. Many schools and colleges conduct programs of academic debate. The issue here is not whether we will participate in debate—our participation is inevitable, because, sooner or later, most educated people will take part in some form of debate. The issue is whether our participation will be effective. Academic debate can teach us to become effective in this essential art.

21 (1987), pp. 194–201. 11. A. Craig Baird, “General Education and the Course in Argumentation,” The Gavel, vol. 38, p. 59. II. ACADEMIC DEBATE 31 issue to be debated. The extent to which debate motivates students to undertake purposeful inquiry into significant contemporary problems, to apply the principles of critical thinking to those problems, and to integrate the knowledge acquired from various disciplines is suggested by a former college debater: In my four years of college debating, we worked on such vital realworld topics as aid for international development, the Constitutional right of privacy, trade policies on the Pacific Rim, and federal energy policies.

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