Monthly Archives: August 2013

Debate Central Workshops LD Handout!

Missed our free Lincoln-Douglas workshop on August 24? Just because you can’t make the trip to Dallas doesn’t mean you can’t benefit from our instructor’s stellar resources! You can find Kris Wright’s handout and reading list below the fold:

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September 7 Workshop Deadline Extended!

Want to attend Debate Central’s workshop series but aren’t sure you’ll be able to make it? You now have more time! We’ve extended the deadline to register for our September 7th FREE workshop until 12pm on Tuesday, September 3rd.

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Announcing Workshop Staff for Debate Central FREE Workshops!

This year, we’re fortunate to welcome back some excellent lecturers for our Free Debate Workshop Series as well as introduce some new faces! If you were on the fence about attending our free workshops August 24 and September 7, we’re … Continue reading

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Young Patriots Essay Contest 2014-2015: How to Enter

  The 2014-2015 contest is now closed. Click here to be taken to the 2015-2016 Young Patriots Essay Contest page. Or, read the winning essays from 2014-2015.     The National Center for Policy Analysis and Debate Central are proud … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Welcome a New Resolution (Without Losing Your Mind)

It’s (almost) resolution day! If the Twitter-verse is to be believed, many of you were anxiously anticipating the publication of the new Public Forum and Lincoln Douglas topics. We were right there with you:

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Known Unknowns – 5 Ways to Predict the Topic

One of the most difficult things to teach is how to predict the topic. Today, we’re teaming up with Sarah Spring, Director of Debate at the University of Houston, to put together your fool-proof guide to assessing the “known unknowns” … Continue reading

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8 Camp-Free Steps to Finish Summer Strong

Recently, we Tweeted (Follow us: @Debate_Central) a link to one of my very favorite blog posts about summer work. The author, a communications professor at Iowa, is writing for the benefit of graduate students, but he makes some excellent points … Continue reading

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