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The Policy Debate experience
The Debate Tournament
The resoluTIon
sPeeCh orDer anD resPonsIbIlITIes
The affrmative stock Issues: upholding the resolution
The negative stock Issues: refuting the resolution or Case
the Code of the Debater
affrmative advantages
selecting an affrmative Case
Preparing an affrmative Case
Constructing your affrmative Case—The First affrmative speech
briefng/Frontlines—Preparation before the Debate
general Considerations
organizational guidelines for attacking the Case
sTraTegIC WIllIngness To ConCeDe PorTIons oF Case
specifc Techniques for attacking the affrmative Case
uTIlIzIng Challenges
InDICTIng aFFIrMaTIve evIDenCe
Techniques for Dealing with stock Issues
ClashIng WITh aFFIrMaTIve InherenCy
ClashIng WITh aFFIrMaTIve IMPaCT ClaIMs
aTTaCkIng aFFIrMaTIve solvenCy
Types of Disadvantage scenarios
ThresholD sCenarIo
lInear sCenarIo
structure of a sample Disadvantage argument
other Concepts you Might Find useful
advice to affrmatives: how to answer a Disadvantage
Winning Disadvantages on the negative
kicking out of Disadvantages
answering Counterplans
Why are Critiques valuable?
Types of Critiques
answering Critiques
arguing about Defnitions
Winning with Topicality
Making a Topicality argument
reasons to Prefer the negative Defnition(s)
Topicality Can help with other arguments
answering Topicality
CoMMon resPonses To ToPICalITy arguMenTs
reasons Why ToPICalITy Is noT a voTIng Issue
First affrmative Constructive (1aC)
First negative Constructive (1nC)
second affrmative Constructive (2aC)
second negative Constructive (2nC)
First negative rebuttal (1nr)
First affrmative rebuttal (1ar)
second negative rebuttal (2nr)
second affrmative rebuttal (2ar)
Timeline for a Policy Debate
beFore The rounD
DurIng The DebaTe
aFTer The rounD
The DynaMIC sPeaker
applying Dynamism Factors to Delivery
eye ConTaCT
boDy MoveMenT
The Physical elements of speech
ParTs oF your sPeeCh sysTeM
Caring for your speech system
giving a good First Impression
speaking Drills*
breaThIng ProbleMs
enunCIaTIon ProbleMs
PITCh ProbleMs
MonoTone or sIngsong DelIvery
voluMe ProbleMs
oTher DelIvery ProbleMs
oTher DrIlls To IMProve sPeakIng
The basics
organIzIng The FloWsheeTs
usIng syMbolIC voCabulary
Flowing speech by speech
helpful Tips for Flowing
learn to build an outline
structure beyond the outline
building a single argument—The a-r-e Model
PuT TheM TogeTher WITh noTaTIon
signposting—staying organized during your speech
organizing your refutation
how to Prepare on the affrmative
how to Prepare on the negative
objectives of Cross-examination
guidelines for asking Questions
guidelines for answering Questions
Tactics for specifc Cross-examination situations
The Importance of research
a Debate research Plan
library resources
gaInIng aCCess
reFerenCe MaTerIals
onlIne resourCes
governMenT DoCuMenTs
InTerneT researCh
Creating evidence Cards
simple guidelines for evidence Citation
evaluating evidence
evidence Drills
Titles and Tagging of briefs
Writing briefs and Taglines
Format of brief Pages
Taping briefs
strategic Considerations—or how to Make your Work More useful
analytical arguments
analysis Drills
Collecting and using Information on the Judge
Types of Judges
adapting to specifc Judge Types
TyPe b aDaPTaTIons
TyPe C aDaPTaTIons
The “better” Debater
The “not better” Debater
Tuna’s equation
aunt bluebell’s scales
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