Unit 10 of 14: Delivery

Debate, as with any form of public speaking, requires mindfulness of delivery to achieve the desired presentation by the speaker. This unit will discuss the different ways we communicate, either deliberately or thoughtlessly by our vocalics, kinesics and other...

Unit 7 of 14: Language

Debate is inherently an exercise in language. Therefore, gaining a deeper understanding of language itself makes one a better debater. How, exactly, to approach studying language can be an overwhelming decision. We have been using language, in one form or another,...

Unit 1 of 14: Introduction to Fundamental Concepts

Welcome to the course. Argumentation and debate is, at its core, a study in a type of human communication. As such, it is best practice to review some fundamental concepts of human communication and consider how they uniquely apply to the subject. These concepts...