ERIC Number: ED150653
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Thematic Issue: Forensics.
Benjamin, James B., Ed.
Communication, v6 n2 Entire Issue Jul 1977
The 18 essays in this journal issue provide insight into the theory, issues and practice of forensics. They consider the following topics: an agenda for forensics education; problems of forensics in the United States today; improvement of debate practice and teaching; rhetorical dimensions of argumentation; use of speeches as an instructional device in forensics; variation of the debate experience by experimenting with form; use of the Limited Research Debate Tournament to teach analytic skills to forensic students; analysis and debate of propositions of value in academic forensics; cross-examination debate; uses and limitations of fiat power; the status of presumption; the issue of inherency; strategies for dealing with proposals for change in public policy advocacy; early intercollegiate debates in the United States; trends in debate from the 1920s to the 1970s; the American National Debate Tournament; forensic opportunities offered by state organizations; and the future of forensic studies. (GW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Communication Association of the Pacific, Honolulu, HI.