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Reasoned Rationales: Exploring the Educational Value of Debate

Reasoned Rationales: Exploring the Educational Value of Debate
$27.95
Author: 
Joseph P. Zompetti
SKU: 978-1-6770-023-1
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Reasoned Rationales provides a collection of key articles that detail the educational value of debate. From social scientific studies to reports on debate participant perceptions of efficacy, this volume offers an overarching rationale for the educational reasons we do academic and competitive debate. It includes chapters on: 

  • making the case for debate
  • skills learned through debate
  • debate teaching
  • debate and advocacy
  • how debate can help with career preparation.            

Joseph P. Zompetti is an associate professor in the School of Communication at Illinois State University. He has written extensively in the area of debate and argumentation, including the IDEA debate manual, Discovering the World Through Debate. He has taught and coached debate in the United States for nearly 20 years. He has served on the Board of Directors for IDEA-NL and conducted debate trainings in numerous countries. 

Book Specs
ISBN: 
978-1-6770-023-1
Published: 
2011
Dimensions: 
6 x 9
Pages: 
288
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