Its debatable…Speak Up!

June 25, 2007

Laws get tangled up in lawmakers’ words

Filed under: Academics,Debate,Forensics - General — bk2nocal @ 9:40 pm

As a communication professor who coaches policy debate, I am always fascinated to find “real-world” examples of how important the debate basics are to being effective. For example, defining terms so everyone is on the same page; being specific in your advocacy so others understand exactly what they are supporting or rejecting, etc.  The attached article provides some ofthe frustrations that can occur without these basics being met.

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