In Parliamentary Debate Level 1, students are given a solid grounding in the practice of Parliamentary Debate.  The Parliamentary Debate Level 1 class combines the following skills:

  • Critical thinking and analysis
  • Research skills that focus on source credibility
  • Communication of reasoning
  • Persuasive communication techniques

Each Debate Level 1 class combines education on specific debate skills, the exploration of current events, and the building of persuasive communication skills through in-class debates and drills.

Cogito Debate 1 students will have the opportunity to compete in a Cogito Intramural Tournament and practice their skills in a new environment during the course session.