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In-Class Debates: Another Option for an Oral Communication Assignment
Thursday, January 30, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Edward Schiappa, Professor, CMS/W
This workshop will cover the basics of putting together assignments involving in-class debates. Specific issues covered include the mechanics of how to word good debate topics, set time limits, and structure debate formats, as well as how to teach the basic skills that students will need to acquire in order to participate in debates.
Writing Across the Curriculum IAP workshops are open to MIT faculty and teaching assistants who are interested in integrating writing and speaking into their subjects.