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In-Class Debates: Another Option for an Oral Communication Assignment

Thursday, January 30, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

debateEdward 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.

Details

Date:
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://student.mit.edu/iap/ns362.html

Venue

MIT Building 12, Room 134
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
Location:
http://whereis.mit.edu/?go=12

Organizer

Writing Across the Curriculum
Phone:
617-253-3039
Email:
write@mit.edu
Website:
https://cmsw.mit.edu/wac