- Performing Arts
Adjudicating Speech and Debate
Speech and Debate provides a setting outside of the classroom for students to showcase their creative critical thinking, collaborative and communication skills. To help you as an adjudicator support the development of these skills, the NFHS has partnered with the National Speech and Debate Association to bring you Adjudicating Speech and Debate. This course has been designed to provide adjudicating guidelines, to identify the different types of speech and debate events and educate on the cultural context necessary to adjudicate speech and debate. Example student performances are included to give you an opportunity to practice adjudicating real performances, while also providing guidance on what to note during a performance. To learn and improve upon your adjudicating skills, take Adjudicating Speech and Debate.
Course comes with
1. Introduction1 Sections
2. Adjudicating Guidelines & S...4 Sections
- The Three C's
- Interpretation Events
- Public Speaking Events
- Limited Preparation Events
3. Adjudicating a Speech Round1 Sections
- Adjudicating Speech
4. Speech1 Sections
- Writing a Speech Ballot
5. Debate2 Sections
- Debate Types
- Adjudicating a Debate Round
6. Cultural Competence3 Sections
7. Conclusion2 Sections
- Student Participants' Rights
This Course Includes
- Approved for 3 Clock Hours
- Certificate of Completion
- Additional Resources
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