FREQUENTY ASKED QUESTIONS
How much are classes?
Where are you located?
We are located at 16808 Armstrong Ave Unit #100, Irvine, CA 92606. Please note that we are located on a Christian Community Church premises but we are not affiliated with the church.
Once you arrive at the Armstrong building, park anywhere on the right side of the building and walk your child through the back entrance on the map and head down the stairs to the left upon entering. There will be Cogito signs and banners to help guide the way. You will find Cogito’s suite and find the sign-in table for check in/check outs.
Do you have classes for adults?
When do Fall classes begin?
What sort of style of debate does Cogito work with?
Parliamentary debate and Lincoln Douglas Debate.
Parliamentary Debate is considered an impromptu speaking exercise. Students learn to be prepared to present arguments that either propose the resolution or oppose the resolution, depending on which side of the debate they are assigned.
In Lincoln-Douglas debate, students will be given a solid grounding in the practice of research and argumentation. In this form of debate, students will focus on one on one debate involving a range of topics, from sociopolitical to philosophical issues. Students will learn the structure and theory behind Lincoln-Douglas Debate, and will ultimately learn how to effectively construct and deploy strategic arguments within this debate setting.
This Lincoln-Douglas debate course will combine the following skills:
- Critical thinking and analysis
- Research skills
- Persuasive communication techniques