Competitive Debate: The Official Guide by Richard Edwards Ph.D. PDF

By Richard Edwards Ph.D.

The bible for debaters and their coaches.

Nearly each highschool and faculty in the USA has a debate membership and/or a debate staff. There are hundreds of thousands of competitions on the county and kingdom point, culminating in heated nationwide competitions. but, at many excessive faculties and faculties, coaches are drawn from the historical past or English departments with very little adventure within the hugely based methods of this well known self-discipline. And whereas aggressive debate has been transforming into every year as a primary educational job, there were no renowned handbooks to assist scholars and coaches organize for contests successfully and successfully. functional and authoritative, this consultant comprises not just suggestions and guidance for potent practise and supply, yet full-length, real transcripts of winning competitions in each one structure. recommended through the 2 nationwide governing our bodies for aggressive debate-the nationwide Federation of nation highschool institutions and the nationwide Forensic League-and priced for the budget-conscious pupil and highschool instructor alike, Competitive Debate: The reputable Guide is decided to turn into the academic "bible" for tens of hundreds of thousands of current and destiny debaters and their coaches. within, Dr. Richard Edwards-award profitable debate trainer, professor, former aggressive debate pass judgement on, and author-leads readers during the 3 well known codecs of aggressive debate:

* coverage Debate
* Lincoln-Douglas Debate
* Public discussion board Debate

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