Advanced Forensics Study Guide (Final Spring 2016).
Advanced Forensics Study Guide (Final Spring 2016). CMST 330
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Advanced Forensics Debate ﬁnal (Spring 2016) • Argument - collection of ideas that come together to support something that’s true. ◦ Truth is decided culturally by groups of people. ◦ An argument contains: ▪ Claim - convincing the audience it’s the truth. ▪ Support - provide foundation for accepting the claim. ▪ Inference - connection between the two arguments. • Discursive formation- things are decided from words/people/experiences. • Stasis - where two arguments meet an opposition. • Tag Lines - making a complex argument into a single sentence. • ICE - Identify, critique, explain. • Framing - discussion applying this issue — how you propose the issue. • BP = British Parliamentary Debate. • WUDC = World Universities Debating Championship ◦ Takes place every December 26th - January ◦ Became a style of debate that people wanted to learn. ◦ British Parliamentary Debate is the style of debate that is done at the World Universities Debating Championship. • Length of BP Speech - 7 minutes. • POI = Point of Information. ◦ 15 seconds to ask a POI • 4 Positions in a BP Debate - • Which position has the strategic advantage - Closing Opposition (very likely to win). • What are the 8 speakers called - • Requirements for the Whip Speaker - ◦ Narrow argument back into simplest terms - outline go over argument clearly. • The quality of debate depends more on agreement than disagreement. ◦ Discovering what each speaker’s purpose is. ◦ If at the end of the debate round the majority agrees with you - it is more likely you’ll win. • Winning arguments beneﬁt more from simplicity than complexity. • You’re more likely to persuade an audience by focusing on what they believe in than what they don’t believe. • You’re more likely to win by arguing from a difﬁcult position. • Your advocacy is more likely to prevail if you appear disinterested in winning.
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