You will stand against one other classmate in a debate about a topic from psychology. Your objective is to present a convincing position that supports the perspective you were assigned.You will do this by presenting the strongest evidence in support of your position and honestlyundermining the evidence for the opposing view.An order of presentation will be assigned to you. If you are not ready to present on the day your number is up, you forfeit credit for the assignment. If your opponent is not ready to present onthe day your number is up, you will present your position without opposition and be awardedcredit based on your presentation (which will be easier to do because you will not have anyoneattacking your position).
Stage 1 – present your evidence that supports the perspective you were assigned.5 minute Position Presentation - Pro5 minute Position Presentation - ConStage 2 – present your evidence against the perspective of your opponent.2 minute Opposition Presentation - Pro2 minute Opposition Presentation - ConStage 3 – prepare your responses to what was presented by your opponent.5 minute Work PeriodStage 4 – present your responses to what was presented by your opponent.4 minute Rebuttal - Pro4 minute Rebuttal - ConStage 5 – prepare your responses to the rebuttal that was presented by your opponent.3 minute Work PeriodStage 6 – present your responses to the rebuttal that was presented by your opponent.2 minute Response - Pro2 minute Response - ConStage 7 – organize your closing statement and add any new3 minute Work PeriodStage 8 – present your final statement2 minute Position Summary - Pro or Con2 minute Position Summary - Pro or Con