ERIC Number: ED210719
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Questions and Answers as a Means of Teaching Argumentation.
Intended for use by instructors of upper division speech courses, this paper describes a questioning and answering technique for teaching argumentation. The first section of the paper discusses the concept of argumentative exchange, which is defined as an episode between two or more individuals wherein one or more feel that differences of belief exist. This section also discusses the various divisions of argumentative exchanges. The second section deals with questions and answers during argument and focuses on choosing the argumentative episode, sequencing and styling the questions, and limiting the analyst's interpretations. The third section explains how to apply questions and answers to the teaching of argument and offers suggestions for incorporating the technique into various classroom situations. (FL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Meeting of the Illinois Speech and Theatre Association (St. Louis, MO, November 5-7, 1981).