Adjudication Workshop

Part One

  • Introduction to Debate Concepts
  • Definitions
  • Argumentation
  • Format of Asian Parliamentary Debate and Roles of Speakers

Part Two

  • Role of an Adjudicator
  • Evaluation and Scoring
  • Adjudication at Tournaments

Introduction to Debate Concepts

In this lecture I will discuss what debate is about and then explain basic and complex debate concepts. The goal of this lecture is to get the big picture of debate. 

This lecture is divided into three parts, all using the same slides. There is also a sample debate video you should watch and a self-study review exercise.

  • Part One : What is Debate (14 minutes)
  • Part Two : Basic Debate Concepts (16 minutes)
  • Part Three : Complex Debate Concepts (8 minutes)
  • Sample Debate Video
  • Review Exercise