Debate Class

Goals

The class is designed to teach students how to listen, value, address an opposing viewpoint, as well as teach students how to find common ground and reach consensus on difficult, divisive issues.

Class Levels

  • Beginner Level
  • Intermediate Level
  • Advanced Level

Class Objectives

By the end of this class, the successful student will be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Introduction to Argument
  • Types of Argument
  • Constructing an Argument
  • Research Methods and Evidence
  • Delivery of Argument
  • Refutation of Arguments
  • Cross-Examination
  • Evaluation and Criticism of Arguments