Achieving Debating Success – Term 4

Course Details

Date: TBC
Time: 9.30am to 3.30pm
Term: Term 2
Location: Level 2, 99 York Street, Sydney
Presenter: Ron Thomas
Price: Individual enrolment $400 +GST

Course Description

  • The Benefits of Debating and What is a Debate
  • Structuring a Team Case
  • Speaker Roles and Speaker Templates
  • Definitions
  • Tips for Advanced Debaters
  • Team line & split
  • Matter Method Manner
  • Creating Great Manner
  • Argument Drama Games
  • Manner Skills Games
  • Manner Cards
  • Preparation Strategies and secret topics
  • Sample Matter Outline
  • Types of Rebuttal and consequent strategies
  • Resources
  • What Adjudicators hate
  • Adjudicator’s Assessment sheet

Minimum and Max enrolment numbers: 6 – 24

Teaching Standards

  • 2.2.1 Organise content into an effective learning and teaching sequence.  
  • 3.1.4 Demonstrate exemplary practice and high expectations, and lead colleagues to encourage students to pursue challenging goals in all aspects of their education.  
  • 3.5.4 Demonstrate and lead by example inclusive verbal and non-verbal communication using collaborative strategies and contextual knowledge to support students’ understanding, engagement and achievement.  
  • 4.1.2 Establish and implement inclusive and positive interactions to engage and support all students in classroom activities.  

This course may count as part of elective P.D

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