Once per week
over 3 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does a “Multi-Day” course work?
Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries
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This class is designed for students to learn and practice the basics of speech and debate alongside other students who are curious about history. No prior speech and debate experience is required though students will be expected to write short speeches and debate against other students in class. Each class will begin with a short lesson (10-15 minutes) followed by speech and debate exercises through the rest of the session. Debate practicum modules facilitate the learning of important skills...
Students will learn and practice the basics of speech and debate alongside other students
These classes are designed for the students to show up and participate. There is no planned homework.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
There is no assessment. Our teachers are extremely experienced debate coaches and debaters. They will offer individualized feedback at multiple different points in the class.
1 hour 30 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
We will not debate "what ancient society is best?" or topics of that manner. We will practice good argument construction through discussions like "Is it harder to be an ancient craftsman or a modern engineer?"
Broome County Debate Alliance
Founded by Joe Schatz, Director of Debate at Binghamton University
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
1755 total reviews
1085 completed classes
The Broome County Debate Alliance (BCDA) was founded by Joe Schatz. He is the Director of Debate at Binghamton University, holds a PhD in English, and has two kids, ages 12 and 13. His debate program has consistently been ranked in the top ten in...