Description : Equips debaters to debate in Worlds Style, currently the most popular, most international and fastest-growing format of competitive debate. It provides debaters with techniques, ideas and advice to develop debating skills and offers tips for organizing a vibrant club, picking teams and getting the most out of tournaments.
Description : Powering the Future brings together material that assesses innovative solutions to the global climate and energy crises. It explores the fundamental differences between alternative and renewable energy sources, and the role of developing nations in implementing these technologies, among other issues. Chapters address: An overview of green energy sources and select worldwide initiatives The benefits of alternative energy Drawbacks to energy alternatives Differing approaches to alternative energy implemen-tation The alternative vs. renewable energy debate Alternative energy in the developing world. A general introduction and introductory essays to each chapter give the reader the necessary background to put the issue in perspective.
Description : This is the first parliamentary debate textbook for secondary school students. The text is designed to provide a theoretical and practical foundation for effective participation in parliamentary debate in competition or in the classroom. It provides comprehensive instruction, offering a review of argument construction and extension, case development, refutation of argument claims and evidence, and persuasive speaking. The text includes sample arguments, debate tactics, and practice exercises of value to both novice and experienced debaters.