Personal tools
 
Views

Jeju Middle School Training

From Debatepedia

(Difference between revisions)
Jump to: navigation, search
Revision as of 09:22, 13 December 2007 (edit)
Alex.dukalskis (Talk | contribs)
(Frequently Asked Questions)
← Previous diff
Revision as of 09:26, 13 December 2007 (edit)
Alex.dukalskis (Talk | contribs)
(Frequently Asked Questions)
Next diff →
Line 68: Line 68:
==Frequently Asked Questions== ==Frequently Asked Questions==
-*Who can participate?+*'''Who can participate?'''
-**So long as you are a middle school student or teacher, you are free to come. Please RSVP so that we have a good sense of how many people will come.+So long as you are a middle school student or teacher, you are free to come. Please RSVP so that we have a good sense of how many people will come.
-*How much does this cost?+*'''How much does this cost?'''
-**Nothing! IDEA and the KDA are both non-profit organizations offering this training to you because we believe in debate and the benefits it brings to students.+Nothing! IDEA and the KDA are both non-profit organizations offering this training to you because we believe in debate and the benefits it brings to students.
-*What is the "Judging Workshop"?+*'''What is the "Judging Workshop"?'''
-**This is where we will train teachers in how to judge debates fairly.+This is where we will train teachers in how to judge debates fairly. Judging is an important part of the educational process of debate as debaters learn their strengths and weaknesses through feedback.
-*Will lunch be provided?+*'''Will lunch be provided on Saturday?'''
-**Unfortunately, we will not be providing lunch. Please make arrangements.+Unfortunately, we will not be providing lunch. Please make arrangements.

Revision as of 09:26, 13 December 2007

Seogwi Jungang Girl's Middle School in Seogwipo, Jeju, South Korea will be hosting a free debate training for any interested middle school students and teachers. The event is designed to introduce students to debate and some of the more important concepts in argumentation. We plan to work from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon in 2 tracks: an English-language track led by Alex Dukalskis (International Debate Education Association), and a Korean-language track led by Joshua Park (Korea Debate Association). Elizabeth Humphrey, a Fulbright Grantee at Seogwi Jungag Girl's Middle School, is also on the organizing team with Joshua and Alex and will be helping with training in the English track.


Registration

To register, simply RSVP to Alex (adukalskis@idebate.org) or Elizabeth (ehumphre.elizabeth@gmail.com), and include the following information:

  • Student names
  • School name and teacher name
  • Indicate Korean track or English track
  • Phone number

It would be helpful if one representative from each school could email one of us on behalf of all your students. Please be sure that if you RSVP you actually intend to come!


Schedule

Friday, January 18

4:00 – 5:00 Registration

5:00 – 6:00 Ice Breakers and Introductions

6:00 – 7:00 Introduction to Debate and the Middle School Debate Format


Saturday, January 19

10:00 – 10:30 Argumentation, Reasoning, Refutation

10:30 – 11:30 Debating as the Proposition – Rules and Roles

11:30 – 12:30 Debating as the Opposition – Rules and Roles

12:30 – 1:30 Lunch

1:30 – 2:30 Proposition Exercises

2:30 – 3:30 Opposition Exercises

3:30 – 4:30 Effective Research, POIs and Delivery


4:30 – 6:00 Judges Workshop for Adults


Sunday, January 20

10:00 – 11:00 Preparation for Practice Debates

11:00 – 2:00 Practice Debates

2:30 – Closing Comments


Training Team

  • Alex Dukalskis, IDEA Program Coordinator

Alex graduated from Willamette University in the United States, where he studied politics, philosophy and sociology. He debated there for 3 years. Alex was a successful national and international debater at Willamette, advancing to quarterfinals in the national championship and winning the 2004 IDEA International Tournament in Lithuania. After graduation, Alex was awarded a Fulbright scholarship. After completing his Fulbright year in South Korea, he studied for and was awarded a master's degree in Human Rights at the London School of Economics (LSE). Since February of this year he has been working with IDEA doing training, event organizing and program coordination in a number of countries, including Bangladesh, Mongolia, Uganda, China and the Czech Republic.

  • Elizabeth Humphrey, Fulbright Grantee, Seogwi Jungag Girl's Middle School

Elizabeth is a graduate of Willamette University, where she studies politics and excelled in debate for 3 and a half years. In her final year at the US National Championship, she finished in the top 32 out of several hundred. In May of this year, she and her partner were the Champions of the 2007 IDEA-XJTU British Parliamentary Debate Championship in Xi'an, China. While at Willamette, Elizabeth spent a semester abroad in New Zealand. Currently, Elizabeth is a Fulbright Grantee teaching English part time to middle school girls.

  • Joshua Park, Korea Debate Association Chairperson

Bio coming soon!!!


Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who can participate?

So long as you are a middle school student or teacher, you are free to come. Please RSVP so that we have a good sense of how many people will come.

  • How much does this cost?

Nothing! IDEA and the KDA are both non-profit organizations offering this training to you because we believe in debate and the benefits it brings to students.

  • What is the "Judging Workshop"?

This is where we will train teachers in how to judge debates fairly. Judging is an important part of the educational process of debate as debaters learn their strengths and weaknesses through feedback.

  • Will lunch be provided on Saturday?

Unfortunately, we will not be providing lunch. Please make arrangements.

Problem with the site? 

Tweet a bug on bugtwits
.