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Using anecdotes can be a powerful way to boost the emotional appeal of your speech by making abstract issues concrete and giving them a name. Like so many debate tactics, however, a little bit can go a long way. Wendesday’s … Continue reading
Our workshop series this season was about much more than topic preparation. Lecturers Jason Sykes (Associate Director of Debate at The Hockaday School) and Brian Lain (Director of Debate at the University of North Texas) created some innovative lessons plans … Continue reading
Our workshop Public Forum instructor, Jason Sykes, has graciously provided a special offer for Debate Central readers! Below the fold, you will find a coupon code for an awesome discount on PFDebate‘s monthly brief!
Yesterday, we published our affirmative and negative files from the recent free workshop series. Today, we’re building your evidence set even more with a free Russia disadvantage by UT-Dallas Director of Debate Scott Herndon. You can find it below the … Continue reading
This weekend, we concluded our workshop series with one of the largest events in Debate Central history! We are so glad that so many of you were able to join us and take part in our free event. If you … Continue reading
Missed our free workshop series? Even if you can’t make it to Dallas, we hope you’ll get some use out of our lesson plans. Today, we’re posting the PowerPoints from our Policy Lecture sessions with Louie Petit and Scott Herndon. … Continue reading
The Debating News directed us to this stellar video this morning. Feeling a little burnt out on all the pre-season work? Listen to Lucinda David, an international debater and judge, tell you why your time investment now will change your … Continue reading