Panels

The American Debate Association is proud to have sponsored panel discussions at the National Communication Association’s annual convention.

NCA Panel – November 2017 – Debate and Argumentation – Always Relevant

Chair: Adrienne Brovero, University of Mary Washington

Presenters:

David Cram-Helwich, University of Minnesota

John Katsulas, Boston College

Will Moseley-Jensen, Trinity University

Jackie Poapst, George Mason University

Danielle Verney O’Gorman, US Naval Academy

Patrick Waldinger, University of Miami

NCA Panel – November, 2016 – Debate and Argumentation as Civic Callings

This panel will discuss use of debate and argumentation as part of various curricular approaches to promoting civic engagement.

Chair: Adrienne Brovero, University of Mary Washington

Presenters:

James Lyle, Clarion University

Incorporating debate into the public speaking classroom.

Patrick Waldinger, University of Miami

Ways to promote argumentation and debate among students that help increase engagement and reduce divisions.

John Katsulas, Boston College

Civic engagement with prisons. Specifically, staging debates with inmates.

David Cram-Helwich, University of Minnesota

Strategies and experiences with organizing public debates using “non debaters” from advanced argumentation strategies–both “tips and tricks” for actually making the debates happen and for incorporating the debate content into an advanced argumentation curriculum.

Danielle Verney O’Gorman, US Naval Academy

Debate as civic engagement for the military (competitive, public, and classroom debates).

Michael Davis, James Madison University

Balancing public debate efforts and civic engagement with competitive debate goals.

NCA Panel – November, 2015 Embracing Opportunities: Promoting Debate in the 21st Century

This panel will discuss argumentative and methodological approaches to promoting competitive debate to various stakeholder audiences.

Chair: Adrienne Brovero, University of Mary Washington

Presenters:

John Katsulas, Boston College

Ed Lee, Emory University

James Lyle, Clarion University

Dave Steinberg, University of Miami

Danielle Verney O’Gorman, US Naval Academy

Patrick Waldinger, University of Miami