Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Debating Resources

Here are some convenient debating resources that would be useful for students attending the course, or for those who are interested in learning more about parliamentary debating.

The Course overview for those interested in attending the WDI this summer is available here.

Debate Video features an extensive archive of debate videos in a variety of formats as well as instructional videos.

Debate central is an excellent resource for those who are new to debating and wish to learn some of the fundamentals

Debatabase has briefing sheets for a large number of commonly debated topics that are good for a brief overview of subjects with which you might be be familiar.

Global Debate features news and results from around the debating world

The New York Times, The Guardian, and The Economist are all excellent resources for news and opinion.

Welcome to the WDI World Schools Blog

Welcome to the World Debate Institute's World Schools blog. Here you will find information about the summer course for High School students to be held in Burlington, Vermont from July 28th to August 6th 2010.

Information about the course can be found here

This blog will be updated with course information, preparatory readings and debating resources.