Students are provided a controversial topic. Following research, they are assigned a position to debate with others. Followup discussion of the debate can critically analyze the performance as well.
Appropriate Content Areas
Although often used in speech/communication classes, it can be used in social, political, or natural sciences.
Goals & Objectives
Identify how the activity aligns with student learning objectives (SLOs).
The objective is to develop and practice effective critical thinking into primary issues.