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The Global Debate Ambassador - Speeches, Workshops, Events and Papers by Dr. Snider

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Director, Nepal Debate Academy, Kathmandu, Nepal, January 2016. One week training program for 80+ Nepalese students. Sponsored by Debate Network Nepal.

 

Invited Lecture, “Why Would They Say That: Understanding American Presidential Primaries,” Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, December 22 2015.

 

Director, Morocco Training of Debate Trainers, Rabat, Morocco 11-13 December 2015. Sponsored by US Department of State and Great Debaters of Morocco Network. 75+ trainers attending.

 

Curriculum Director, 13th International Debate Academy Slovenia, 21-29 November 2015. 100+ from 14 countries.

 

Invited lecture, “Get Real: How the Desire of America Voters for Authenticity is Giving Them Fallacy,” Faculty of Administration, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, 27 November 2015. 150+ attending. Newspaper full-page story at https://www.dnevnik.si/1042725573/ljudje/alfred-charles-snider-volilci-hocejo-pristnost-predsedniski-kandidati-jo-dokazujejo-z-nezaslisanimi-izjavami

 

Lead Instructor, debate training for international students, University of Vermont Global Gateway Program, Fall 2015. Using debate training to improve integration of international students into the UVM community.

 

Coach, USA National High School Debate Team, World Schools Debate Championship, Singapore, 28 July-5 August 2015. Sponsored by National Speech and Debate Association. 54 countries.

 

Director of Instruction, Third Beihang World Debate Academy, 14-22 June 2015, Beijing, China. Sponsored by World Debate Institute and Beihang University. 120+ students.

 

Director of Instruction, World Schools Debate Academy, 27 June-4 July 2015, Kranjska Gora, Slovenia. 170+ students from 23 countries.

 

Operations Director, US World Schools Invitational Debate Tournament, 15-18 June 2015, Dallas, TX. Sponsored by National Speech & Debate Association. 118 teams and 75 judges.

 

Lead Instructor, Debate Workshop for Students & Teachers, College des Freres, Bethlehem, Palestine, 6-12 June 2015. Sponsored by USA Consulate and World Debate Institute. 45 students and 20 teachers.

 

Lead Instructor, Debate Workshop for Students & Teachers, College des Freres, Bethlehem, Palestine, 23-28 February 2015. Sponsored by USA Consulate and World Debate Institute. 45 students and 20 teachers.

 

Chief Adjudicator, Pan American Universities Debate Championship, 23-25 January 2015, University of Miami.

“Using Debate to teach English,” lecture for teachers at Faculty of Administration, University if Ljubljana, Slovenia. 11 December 2014. Sponsored by Slovenian Society of English Instructors.

 

“Lying: the sin we all commit,” lecture at Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. 10 December 2014.

 

Lead Instructor, Debate Workshop for Students & Teachers, College des Freres, Bethlehem, Palestine, 1-8 December 2014. Sponsored by USA Consulate and World Debate Institute. 45 students and 20 teachers.

 

Chair, Panel Discussion, “Language, Persuasion & Modern Politics,” with scholars from Philippines, USA, Hungary & Venezuela, 28 November 2014, Faculty of Administration, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.

 

Curriculum Director, International Debate Academy, 22-30 November 2014, Kranjska Gora, Slovenia. Sponsored by Za in Proti Slovenia and World Debate Institute. Attended by over 100 people from 20 countries.

 

Online Lecture, “Note taking for debate speakers,” 28 October 2014, with university debaters from Kabul, Afghanistan. Sponsored by Afghans for Progress.

 

Lead Instructor, Jamaica Debate Academy, 1-5 September 2014, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica.

 

Lecture, “Using principle to persuade in debate,” 29 July 2014, Kazakhstan Debate Academy, Nazarbayev University, Astana, Kazakhstan. Delivered by videolink.

 

Curriculum Director, Beihang World Debate Academy, Beihang University, Beijing, China, 18-25 July 2014. Over 150 students.

 

Co-Host, All China Debate Round Robin, Beihang University, Beijing, China, 16-17 July 2014. Inviting top trams from throughout Chins to debate competition in English & Chinese languages.

 

Director of Instruction, World Schools Debate Academy, Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, 28 June-5 July 2014. Over 150 students from 15+ countries.

 

Lecture, “Principle & Persuasion,” 2 July 2014, World Schools Debate Academy, Kranjska Gora, Slovenia.

 

Director, USA World Schools Debate Invitational, 16-19 June 2014. International debate tournament hosted by the USA National Speech & Debate Organization, Overland Park, KS.

 

Lecture, “Defining the Motion,” delivered to Afghans for Progress debate club, Kabul, Afghanistan, 3 February 2014. Delivered via Skype enhanced videoconference.

 

Chief Adjudicator, Pan American Universities Debate Championship, Miami, Florida, 24-26 January 2014.

 

Program Coordinator, “Debate and Democracy,” Tsaghkador, Armenia, 11-19 January 2014, hosted by Socio-Club & US Embassy.

 

Curriculum Director, Asia Debate Academy, 16-24 December 2013, Dhaka, Bangladesh, hosted by United International University, Cambrian Colleges and United Group. 300+ university students

 

Guest Lecture, “Using modern persuasion theory for professional presentations,” CONVINCE, JCI Dhaka, Bangladesh, 20 December 2013. http://debate.uvm.edu/dcpdf/Convince_Bangladeshstory_2013_12.pdf

 

Curriculum Director, 11th International Debate Academy, 23 November-1 December 2014, Kranjska Gora & Ljubljana, Slovenia. 125 university students from over 20 countries.

 

Lecture, “Six Major Changes in American Elections from 2012,” Faculty of Philosophy, University of Ljubljana, 21 November 2013. 120+ attending.

 

Workshop, “Keys to Success in World Schools Debating,” 15 November 2013, Houston Urban Debate League, Houston, TX. 120 students.

 

Presentation, “Value of Debate & Around the World with Debate,” 15 November 2013, Houston Urban Debate League, Houston, TX. 450 students.

 

Instruction Coordinator & Chief Adjudicator, Great Lakes Open, 13-15 September, 2013, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI.

 

Guest, West Coast Radio, 10 September 2013, The Gambia, Africa.

 

Program Coordinator, Southern Debate Institute, 29 August-1 September 20013, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS.

 

Curriculum Director, Beihang World Debate Academy, 9-16 August, Beihang University, Beijing, China.

 

“Introduction to debating in the world format,” Cameroon Debate Academy, 21 July 2013, Catholic University of Cameroon, Bamenda, Cameroon. 21 July 2013.

 

“Making your point – Points of information as a strategic tool in a debate,” Cameroon Debate Academy, Catholic University of Cameroon, Bamenda, Cameroon. 24 July 2013.

 

“The World of Debating and Africa,” Cameroon Debate Academy, Catholic University of Cameroon, Bamenda, Cameroon. 21 July 2013.

 

“Points of information in World Schools debating,” World Schools Debate Academy, Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, July 2013.

 

”Basic Argumentation,” World Schools Debate Academy, Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, July 2013.

 

“Training programs for your debaters,” World Schools Debate Academy, Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, July 2013.

 

“Ecophilosophies in debating,” World Schools Debate Academy, Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, July 2013.

 

“Recruiting and retaining debaters,” World Schools Debate Academy, Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, July 2013.

 

“Note taking for World Schools debaters,” World Schools Debate Academy, Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, July 2013.

 

Debater, “Extradite Snowden,” Public Debate, World Schools Debate Academy, Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, July 2013,

 

“Web resources for WSDC debating,” National Forensic League National Speech and Debate Championship, Birmingham, Alabama, 19 June 2013.

 

Director, World Schools International Round Robin Tournament, National Forensic League Speech & Debate National Championship, Birmingham, AL, June 19-21 2013.. Teams brought from Singapore, Slovenia, Mexico, Canada, USA & Houston, to demonstrate this debate format for 6000+ attending the tournament.

 

Moderator, “Economists Debate Economic Growth & Ecology,” Public Debate, UVM, 24 April 2013.

 

“Strategic, Critical Communication and Persuasion,” Breakthrough Leaders Program for Sustainable Food Systems, University of Vermont, 26 June 2013.

 

“Discovering Knowledge and the World through Rhetoric,” Department of Rhetoric & Communication, School of Foreign Languages, Beihang University, Beijing, China, 18 April 2013.

 

“Public Speaking as 21st Century Success Skill,” Department of Rhetoric & Communication, School of Foreign Languages, Beihang University, Beijing, China, 19 April 2013.

 

Debating Workshop, Department of Rhetoric & Communication, School of Foreign Languages, Beihang University, Beijing, China, 20-21 April 2013.

 

“Thrive – Choices for Young People,” Youth in Action Thailand, March, 2013.

 

“Debate and Argumentation as English Language Teaching Tools,” Conference on Debate in English Language Teaching, Bangkok, Thailand, 30 March 2013. Sponsored by Chulalongkorn University, EU Youth in Action Program and Rajapruek Institute Foundation.

 

Panel Discussion, “Integrating Debate into English Language Teaching,” Conference on Debate in English Language Teaching, Bangkok, Thailand, 30 March 2013. Sponsored by Chulalongkorn University, EU Youth in Action Program and Rajapruek Institute Foundation.

 

Invited Lecture, “Debating – Providing 21st Century Success Skills,” Austro-Hungarian Debate Week, Corvinus University, Budapest, Hungary, 3-6 March 2013.

 

Chief Adjudicator, Budapest Open, Budapest, Hungary, 1-3 March 2013. 52 teams from 35 countries in attendance. Creating motions for debates, setting panels, supervising competition.

 

Program Director, Thinking and Speaking a Better World: 4th International Conference on Argumentation, Rhetoric, Debate and the Pedagogy of Empowerment, 11-13 January 2013, Doha, Qatar. Over 150 scholars from around the world. Sponsored by Qatar Foundation, International Society for the Study of Argumentation, International Center for the Advancement of Political Communication & Argumentation, and the World Debate Institute.

 

Workshop, “Ecological Philosophies,” Environment: Discuss, Understand, Change, 8-10 December 2012, Slovenia. Program for China, Lithuania, Thailand and Slovenia students and teachers.

 

Workshop, “Debate training in Club & Classroom,” Environment: Discuss, Understand, Change, 8-10 December 2012, Slovenia. Program for China, Lithuania, Thailand and Slovenia students and teachers.

 

Academic Director, International Debate Academy, tenth annual program, Kranjska Gora & Ljubljana, Slovenia. 140+ university students from 28 countries. Co-sponsored by ZIP & World Debate Institute.

 

Workshop, “Debate in Classroom & Life,” Clapton Girls Academy, London, UK, 13-14 November 2012. Sponsored by London Debate Challenge.

 

Workshop, Upper Midwest Debate Academy, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 14-16 September 2012.

 

Workshop, Houston Debates the World, Houston Urban Debate League, Houston, Texas 8-9 September 2012. Introducing international debating in Houston. 300+ students.

 

Director, North America Debate Academy, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 19-24 August 2012. Students from all over USA & other countries.

 

Chief Adjudicator, ARGO Open, World Schools Debating Tournament, Ploiesti, Romania, 24-29 July 2012. Over 100 students from 8 countries.

 

Director, Cameroon Debate Academy, Catholic University of Cameroon, Bamenda, Cameroon 14-22 July 2012. 100 students, 20 teachers.

 

Senior Faculty, World Schools Debate Academy, Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, 29 June-7 July 2012. Over 120 students from 18 countries.

 

Faculty, Advocating for the Environment, Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia, June 18-22 2012.

 

Invited Lecture, “Giving Sermons that Change People,” Saperstein Student Sermon Contest, Cornell University, 29 April 2012.

 

Invited Paper with David Register, “Using Debate to Teach Public Speaking: empirical findings,” World Debate Forum, Manila, Philippines, 6 January 2012.

 

Lecture, “Debate as 21st Century Success Skill,” open public lecture, Faculty of Law, University of Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia, 21 December 2011.

 

Lecture, “American Presidents and Argument Fallacies,” open public lecture, Faculty of the Arts, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 20 December 2011.

 

Lecture, “Debate as 21st Century Success Skill,” open public lecture, Faculty of Mathematics, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 20 December 2011.

 

Lecture, “American Presidents and Argument Fallacies,” open public lecture, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 19 December 2011.

 

Debating Workshop, Slovenia National Schools Team, held in Ljubljana, 17-18 December 2011; preparation for World Schools Debating Championship, Capetown, South Africa 2012.

 

Lecture, “Finding the Rhetoric in Reggae Music,” open public lecture, Faculty of the Arts, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 15 December 2011.

 

Workshop, “Exercise your mind,” Faculty of Mathematics, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 1 September 2011.

 

Director of Instruction, Ninth International Debate Academy Slovenia, 18-27 November 2011. 140 university students from 31 countries attended this intense instructional program.

 

Presiding Judge, Mock Trial, online with high schools students from Iran, Guatemala, Texas and New Jersey, 1 November 2011.

 

Guest Faculty, “Critical Debating Skills,” sponsored workshop at Piedmont College, Georgia, 14-16 October 2011.

 

Director, East Debate Institute, University of Vermont, 21-26 August 2011. Attended by university students from USA and four countries.

 

Keynote Speaker, Former Yugoslavia Debate Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia, July 10-13 2011. Exploration of potential for multiethnic debating explored. Attended by students and teachers from all former Yugoslavia countries. Sponsored by European Union.

 

Director of Instruction, World Schools Debate Academy, July 1-9 2011, Kranjska Gora, Slovenia. Attended by 130+ students from more nineteen countries.

 

Convener, United States Universities Debating Championship, University of Vermont, 1-2-3 April 2011. National debating championship of USA, attended by over 200 teams.

 

Online Lecture, “Introduction to Internet Debating,” delivered for participants in European Union grant “Youth in Action: Listen to Us,” 17 March 2011.

 

“Training Regimens and Models for Intensive Debate Training,” World Debate Forum, Gaborone, Botswana, 6 January 2011. Sponsored by World Universities Debating Championship and Open Society Fund.

 

“Using empirical persuasion findings in improving public speaking effectiveness,” lecture and exercises, International School Bezigrad, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 16 December 2010. Sponsored by ZIP Slovenia.

 

“Improving argument quality,” lecture and exercises, Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, 14 December 2010. Sponsored by Faculty of Law and ZIP Slovenia.

 

Director of Instruction, 8th International Debate Academy, Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, November 20-28 2010. Attended by 150 people from over 24 countries. Sponsored by University of Vermont World Debate Institute, ZIP National Debate Program of Slovenia and Bickel & Brewer LLC.

 

“Debate: Critical method for the 21st Century,” speech at University of Padua, Italy at conference entitled “Argomentare le proprie ragioni: organizzare, condurre e valutare un dibattito,” 18 November 2010.

 

“Training model: Debate Academy,” Third International Conference on Argumentation, Rhetoric, Debate and the Pedagogy of Empowerment, Maribor, Slovenia, 22-24 October 2010.

 

“Debate as a praxis for global citizenship,” with Anja Šerc, Third International Conference on Argumentation, Rhetoric, Debate and the Pedagogy of Empowerment, Maribor, Slovenia, 22-24 October 2010.

 

“Power pairing at the World Schools Debating Championships,” Third International Conference on Argumentation, Rhetoric, Debate and the Pedagogy of Empowerment, Maribor, Slovenia, 22-24 October 2010.

 

Chair, Panel discussion, Cultural Variation and Debate, Third International Conference on Argumentation, Rhetoric, Debate and the Pedagogy of Empowerment, Maribor, Slovenia, 22-24 October 2010. Panelists included: Abdul Gabbar Al – Sharif (Oman), Abdel Latiff Selami (Morocco), Debbie Newman (UK), Arlan A. Narvaez R. (Venezuela), Masako Suzuki Takahashi (Japan), David Williams (USA).

 

Workshop, “Debating in an International Context,” September 26-27 2010, Tampere, Finland. Sponsored by LAAKEA (Finland Language Centers Quality Project). For university students.

 

Workshop, “Debate as a method of English language instruction,” September 22-25 2010, Tampere, Finland. Sponsored by LAAKEA (Finland Language Centers Quality Project). For language center teachers from throughout Finland.

 

Lead Instructor, East Debate Institute, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 22-27 August 2010. Open workshop for university students.

 

Lead Instructor, Debating Workshop, US-Sino Pathways Program, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 16-19 August 2010. For 28 incoming undergraduate students from China.

 

Guest Faculty Program, US State Department, Faculty of Law and Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Belgrade, Serbia, 8-14 August 2010. Lead Instructor at Serbia Debate Camp sponsored by Organization for Security & Cooperation in Europe. 70 university students, 10 faculty members.

 

Consultant, Vermont Gubernatorial Debates, WCAX-TV, July, 2010. Design debate format for broadcast.

 

Director of Instruction, World Schools Debating Academy, Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, 5-11 July 2010. 80 students from 10 countries. Sponsored by USA Embassy, Za in Proti Slovenia and World Debate Institute University of Vermont.

 

Guest Speaker, Former Yugoslavia Debate Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia 2-4 July 2010. Exploration of potential for multiethnic debating explored. Attended by students and teachers from six countries. Sponsored by European Union.

 

Invited Participant, Arabic Language Debate Initiative Planning Sessions, Doha, Qatar, 12-13 March 2010. Sponsored by QatarDebate, brought eight international experts together to plan for new program.

 

Invited Guest Judge, World Schools Debating Championship, 8-19 February 2010, Doha, Qatar. Trip sponsored by QatarDebate and Qatar Foundation.

 

Guest Faculty, “Academic Debate,” 22-25 January 2010, Fukuoka University, Kyushu, Japan. Sponsored by Faculty of Languages and Cultures.

 

Workshop, “The Art of Rebuttal,” World Universities Debating Championship, 28 December 2009, Antalya, Turkey. Sponsored by Vehbi Koc Foundation. Attended by 120.

 

Director of Instruction, Iraq Debate Academy, 12-18 December 2009. One-week debating workshop for over 80 attendees from all parts of Iraq. Held in Duhok, Iraq at Duhok University. Sponsored by Iraq Debate, Governor of Duhok and World Debate Institute at the University of Vermont.

 

Lecture, “Public speaking: key to success,” at Faculty of Public Administration, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia 30 November 2009. Attended by 50 people.

 

Workshop, “Debating in the University Classroom,” 30 November 2009. Sponsored by Faculty of Public Administration, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Attended by 24 university professors.

 

Director of Instruction, 7th International Debate Academy, Ormoz, Slovenia, November 20-27 2009. Attended by 120 people from over 28 countries. Sponsored by University of Vermont World Debate Institute, ZIP National Debate Program of Slovenia and Bickel & Brewer LLC.

 

Lecture, “Debate across the curriculum,” Ormoz, Slovenia, 19 November 2009, workshop for Slovenia schoolteachers. Sponsored by ZIP National Debate Program of Slovenia.

 

Director of Instruction, Qatar Debate Academy, 29 October-8 November 2009. One-week debating workshop for 240 attendees from fourteen countries. Sponsored by QatarDebate and Qatar Foundation. Held in Doha, Qatar. Program is designed to spark debating in Southwest Asian nations.

 

Director of Instruction, East Debate Institute, August 2009. One-week workshop in the WUDC debate format held at the University of Vermont.

 

Invited Speaker, “Virtual debate: using new media to promote debating,” invited speaker, National Federation of High Schools annual meeting, August 6 2009, Grand Island, New York. Invited by the chairs of the fifty state committees to make this presentation.

 

Director of Instruction, Serbia Summer Debate Camp, July 15-22 2009, Divcibare, Serbia. Attended by 70 debaters, sponsored by USA Embassy and Open Communication Serbia.

 

Guest Faculty Program, US State Department, Faculty of Law and Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Belgrade, Serbia, July 2009.

 

Director of Instruction, World Schools Debate Academy, Zrece, Slovenia, WSDC format, July 5-12 2009.

 

Director of Instruction, Slovenia Debate Summer School, Rogla, Slovenia, WSDC format. June 28-July 4 2009.

 

Director of Instruction, Summer Debate Camp, Piedmont College, Demorest, Georgia, June 23-27 2009.

 

Webcast, National Forensic League National Speech and Debate Tournament, June, 2009, Birmingham, Alabama. Webcast of final rounds and 2009 awards presentation.

 

Webcast, National Public Policy Forum Finals, New York University, 18 April 2009. Webcast of national finals.

 

Advanced University Debater Workshop, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand. 29 January 2009.

 

Student Debater Workshop, Commissioner of Higher Education, Thailand, 27 January 2009. Bangkok, Thailand.

 

Teacher Workshop, Debating in the English Classroom, Commissioner of Higher Education, Thailand, 27 January 2009.

 

Workshop, Slovenia World Schools Debate Team, 24-25 December 2008, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Sponsored by ZIP, national debate organization of Slovenia.

 

Exhibition Debate, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, 22 December 2008.

 

Workshop, International Debate Academy, Ormoz & Maribor, Slovenia, 23-30 November 2008. Director of Instruction for 70 students from 15 countries.

 

Workshop, “Advanced skill set for debaters,” Vina del Mar, Chile, 24 October 2008. Sponsored by Universidad Andres Bello. Attended by 110+ teachers and students.

 

Workshop, “Advanced skill set for debaters,” Concepcion, Chile, 23 October 2008. Sponsored by Universidad Andres Bello. Attended by 280+ teachers and students.

 

Workshop, Debating across the curriculum,” Concepcion, Chile, 22 October 2008. Sponsored by Universidad Andres Bello. Attended by 220 teachers and students.

 

Chair, Grand Final Debate, Chilean Interscholastic Debating Championship, Universidad Andres Bello, Santiago, Chile, 21 October 2008. Conclusion of a competition involving 145+ schools.

 

Presentation, “Advanced skill set for debaters,” Santiago, Chile, 20 October 2008. Sponsored by Universidad Andres Bello. Attended by 200+ debaters and debate trainers.

 

Presentation, “Venezuela in the global debating community,” Caracas, Venezuela, 19 October 2008. Sponsored by Instituto Venezolano de Debates. Speech at conclusion of the first university-debating tournament in Venezuela.

 

Workshop, Debate as a classroom method, Universidad Simon Bolivar, Caracas, Venezuela, 16 October 2008. Attended by 80+ teachers.

 

Presentation, From Soundbites to Substance: Presidential Campaign Rhetoric, University of Vermont, 3 October 2008.

 

Director of Tabulation, All Asians Debating Championship, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 7-13 May 2008

 

Workshop, “International debate manner,” for high school students, North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 13 May 2008.

 

Workshops, “Judge Training,” All Asians Debating Championship, North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 3-4 and 5-6 May 2008.

 

Presentation, “Global Debate: the story of a debate blog,” Second International Conference on Argumentation, Rhetoric, Debate and the Pedagogy of Empowerment, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 11-13 April 2008.

 

Presentation, “Middle Age Debate Transition: how one coach changed horses in mid career,” Second International Conference on Argumentation, Rhetoric, Debate and the Pedagogy of Empowerment, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 11-13 April 2008.

 

Presentation, “Teaching teachers how to use debate in the classroom,” Second International Conference on Argumentation, Rhetoric, Debate and the Pedagogy of Empowerment, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 11-13 April 2008.

 

Workshop, “Tabulating a debate tournament using TRPC,” Second International Conference on Argumentation, Rhetoric, Debate and the Pedagogy of Empowerment, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 11-13 April 2008.

 

Presentation, “NPPF: Combining writing with oral debate,” Second International Conference on Argumentation, Rhetoric, Debate and the Pedagogy of Empowerment, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 11-13 April 2008.

 

Workshop, “Critical thinking and negotiation in conversation,” all-day workshop for Continuing Education, University of Vermont, 11 February 2008.

 

Workshop, “Debate for school students: advanced training,” Sponsored by CIMB Bank, Malaysia, 15 December 2007. Assisted by Iqbal Hafiedz, Malaysia national debate trainer. 70 students.

 

Director of Training, Fifth International Debate Academy, Slovenia, 17-25 November 2007. Attended by university students from 19 different countries.

 

Workshop, “Variety in debate formats: variables and selection,” Piedmont College, Georgia, 12-13 October 2007. Part of a consulting arrangement with Piedmont College.

 

Instructor, Persuasion Theory, Summer School of Business Communication, Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia, 2-6 July 2007.

 

Instructor, Debating, Summer Course, Za in Proti – Institute for a Culture of Dialogue, Tollmin, Slovenia, June 24-30 2007.

 

Public Speaking Workshop, Methodist Girls School, Singapore, 20 March 2007. 200 students participated.

 

Exhibition Debate, “Ban cosmetic surgery,” Temasek Secondary School, 20 March 2007. I debated against students and with colleagues from Society for Associated Intertertiary Debaters (Singapore).

 

Exhibition Debate, “Negotiating with terrorists,” Raffles Institute, Singapore, 21 March 2007 . I debated against the Singapore National Team and with colleagues from Society for Associated Intertertiary Debaters (Singapore).

 

Exhibition Debate, “Single gender schools,” Chestnut Drive School, Singapore, 21 March 2007. I debated against students and with colleagues from Society for Associated Intertertiary Debaters (Singapore).

 

Evening Workshop, “Debate and the under-tens,” 21 March 2007, sponsored by Society for Associated Intertertiary Debaters (Singapore).

 

Head Trainer, Debate across the curriculum teacher workshop, Singapore, 12-13 March 2007. Two-day workshop organized by the Singapore Ministry of Education and the Society of Associated Intertertiary Debaters. Teachers from 70 schools attended.

 

Workshop, Debate across the curriculum, for teachers and administrators, Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas school systems, 2-3 February 2007. Sponsored by DEBATE-Kansas City and both school systems.

 

Host, Robert Huber Debates, tournament held at University of Vermont for colleges and universities throughout New England, 27-28 January 2007. 100+ attending.

 

Public Lecture, “Debate across the curriculum,” at Cafe DaSein, Athens, Greece, 9 January 2007. Attended by teachers, debate trainers and community action organizers.

 

Debate Workshop, Debating and education for the 21st Century, Moraitis School Athens, Greece, January 8-9, 2007. Attended by over 180 students.

 

Lecture, “Motivational factors in persuasion,” Faculty of Humanistic Studies, University of Primorska, Slovenia, 3 January 2007. Attended by 20 people.

 

Workshop, Competitive University Debating in the British Format, Faculty of Organizational Sciences, Belgrade, Serbia, 22-24 December 2006. 30 students.

 

Lecture, “Subliminal persuasion in media messages,” Media & Society Seminar, Faculty of Humanistic Studies, University of Primorska, Slovenia, 12 December 2006.

 

Teacher Workshop, Debate in the Tournament and the Classroom, Lessing Gymnazium, Winnenden, Germany, 2 December 2006. 60 students.

 

Workshop, Argumentation and debate strategy, Lessing Gymnazium, Winnenden, Germany, 2 December 2006. 60 students.

 

Teacher Workshop, Getting debaters from “interested to debating” to actually debating. Karls Gymnazium, Stuttgart, Germany, 1 December 2006. 13 teachers.

 

Chair, Final Round, European Open Schools Debate Championship, Canada vs. Germany, Stuttgart, Germany, 1 December 2006. 13 countries attending.

 

Keynote Speech, Debate Across the Curriculum: the next phase, International Conference on Argumentation, Rhetoric, Debate and the Pedagogy of Empowerment, November 24-26 2006, Koper, Slovenia.

 

Presentation, Videoblog Debating: the next phase, International Conference on Argumentation, Rhetoric, Debate and the Pedagogy of Empowerment, November 24-26 2006, Koper, Slovenia.

 

Director of Instruction, International Debate Academy, Ormoz, Slovenia, November 2006. Seven-day program for university students. Sponsored by World Debate Institute, Za in Proti, USA Embassy Slovenia and Council of Europe. 60 students from 16 countries.

 

Workshop, Second teams in British Parliamentary Debating, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, 13 November 2006.

 

Workshop, Communication theory and practice for scientists, Institut Jozef Stefan, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 9 November 2006. Workshop for twenty scholars at the national science research center.

 

Workshop, Public Communication and Debate, International University Bremen, Germany, 3-5 November 2006. Three three-hour workshops on public speaking, points of information, argumentation, and strategy. Attended by 65 people from 10 German universities.

 

Workshop, British Parliamentary Debating, Stockholm School of Economics Riga, Latvia, October 31-November 1 2006. Two four-hour workshops covering public speaking, case construction, refutation and points of information.

 

Workshop, Judging and Tournament Administration, Gimnazija Bezigrad, Ljubljana, Slovenia October 24 2006.

 

Workshop, British Parliamentary Debate - the first two teams, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia October 23 2006.

 

Workshop, Argumentation basics, Gimnazija Ledina, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 23 October 2006.

 

Workshop, Argument Building, Slovenia’s World Schools Debating Team, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 22 October 2006.

 

Pairing and Tabulation, Gimnazija Vic, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 135 students and 40 judges, 21 October 2006.

 

Moderator, Serbia vs. Slovenia Debate, Faculty of Law, Ljubljana, Slovenia 20 October 2006.

 

Workshop, Critical Argument Theory, Gimnazija Bezigrad, Ljubljana, Slovenia 19 October 2006.

 

Pairing and Tabulation, International Schools Debate Tournament, Ljutomer, Slovenia, six countries (Slovenia, USA, Croatia, Hungary, Germany and Rumania) competed, 13-14 October 2006.

 

Workshop, Points of Information & Public Speaking, Ljutomer, Slovenia, 12-13 October 2006.

 

Workshop, Challenges of public advocacy, Gimnazija Vic, 10 October 2006.

Workshop, Public Speaking, Gimnazija Ledina, Ljubljana, Slovenia 9 October 2006.

 

Workshop, Debate and Citizen Skills, Gimnazija Piran, Slovenia 5 October 2006. 100 students.

 

Teacher Workshop, Starting and Growing Debate Programs, Budva, Montenegro, attended by 18 teachers, 29-31 September 2006. Sponsored by LOGOS Montenegro.

 

Teacher Workshop, Debate and the Curriculum, Gimnazija Novo Mesto, Novo Mesto, Slovenia, attended by 20 teachers, 22-24 September 2006.

 

Workshop, Public Speaking, Gimnazija Bezigrad, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 19 September 2006.

 

Workshop, Communication Skills for the Non-Profit Sector, Metelkova, Ljubljana, Slovenia 14-16 September 2006. Sponsored by Ljubljana Office of Youth.

 

Faculty, World Debate Institute-Asia, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, August 14-27 2006.

 

Curriculum Design, Citizen Debating Workshop. Caracas, Venezuela, February 27-March 3 2006. Sponsored by Konrad Adenauer Institute, Germany.

 

Director of Instruction, International Debate Academy, Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia, November 19-27, 2005. Seventy-five university students from twenty countries. Sponsored by World Debate Institute, Za in Proti, USA Embassy and Council of Europe.

 

Program Coordinator, International Debate Education Association Conference, Tallinn, Estonia, November 6-8. 2005. Responsible for creating the program, adjudicating the papers and sessions submitted, and publishing the results. Attendees from over thirty-five countries.

 

Workshop for Teachers, Asian Debate Institute, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, August 14-27, 2005.

 

Workshop, “Debating as a Curricular Tool,” three day workshop for subject area experts in Slovenia, April 2005. Sponsored by the National Institute of Education of the Republic of Slovenia.

 

Director of Instruction, International Debate Academy, Ormoz, Slovenia, November 19-27, 2004. Sixty-five university students from thirteen countries. Sponsored by World Debate Institute, Za in Proti, USA Embassy and Council of Europe.

 

“Debate across the curriculum: whole class formats,” invited lecture in Ljutomer, Slovenia, t0 25 teachers who use debate across the curriculum, 24 November 2004. Sponsored by the National Institute of Education of the Republic of Slovenia.

 

“Flashpoint: revenge on empty television,” International Debate Education Association Conference, Debate and Argumentation: Opening Minds, Borders, and Societies, Istanbul, Turkey, 7 November 2004.

 

“Debate as a way of teaching empathy,” International Debate Education Association Conference, Debate and Argumentation: Opening Minds, Borders, and Societies, Istanbul, Turkey, 7 November 2004.

 

“Comparing debate formats,” respondent to panel, International Debate Education Association Conference, Debate and Argumentation: Opening Minds, Borders, and Societies, Istanbul, Turkey, 7 November 2004.

 

“Bringing debate back to Vermont schools,” workshop at Vermont National Education Association Conference, October 21, 2004.

 

“Debate across the curriculum: active learning for Slovenian schools,” lecture presented by invitation at the National Institute for Education of the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana, July 5 2004. They have asked to translate and publish this lecture.

 

Director of Instruction, Slovenian National Debate Camp, Slovenia, June 26-July 5, 2004.

 

Guest Lecturer, Claremont Colleges National Debate Institute, June 20-23, 2004.

 

Chair, National Urban Debate League Ideafest, Chicago, June 3-5, 2003. National conference of the Urban Debate Leagues sponsored by the Open Society Institute.

 

“Folk tales for academics,” Literary Orations, sponsored by UVM Gold Key Honor Society, Fleming Museum, March 1, 2004.

 

“Debate as a curricular option: many paths,” Sino-American Seminar on Educational Leadership, Hohhot, China, April 2004.

 

Director, World Debate Institute - Europe, Ljubljana, Slovenia. November 21-December 1 2003. Sponsored by Za in Proti NGO and Europe 2020 think tank. One-week intensive debate workshop for 55 university students.

 

Respondent, “Argumentation and advocacy in contemporary politics” panel (panelists are scholars from Japan, Hungary, Kazakhstan and Moldova), International Debate Education Association Conference, Debate and Argumentation: Opening Minds, Borders, and Societies, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 18 October 2003.

 

Director of Instruction, university student section, Slovenian National Debate Camp, Areh, Slovenia, June 25-July 7, 2003.

 

Chair, Ideafest, National Association of Urban Debate Leagues annual meeting. June 1-3, 2003, Open Society Institute, New York City.

 

“Debate in the Classroom,” lecture web cast to Eastern European teachers, March 19, 2003.

 

“Debate across the curriculum,” workshop for University of Vermont faculty, Center for Teaching and Learning, March 5, 2003. Also web cast globally as a streaming video.

 

“Proposition analysis and debate strategy,” Workshop for high school debaters, Ljutomer, Slovenia, January 18, 2003. Sponsored by Slovenia National Debate Program and Za in Proti (NGO).

 

“Debate across the curriculum,” Workshop for teachers, Ljutomer, Slovenia, January 17, 2003. Sponsored by Slovenia National Debate Program and Za in Proti (NGO).

 

“Plan debate – both sides now,” Workshop for university debaters, University of Maribor, Slovenia, January 17, 2003. Sponsored by Slovenia National Debate Program and Za in Proti (NGO).

 

“The American mind in the age of terrorism,” Lecture, University of Maribor, Slovenia, January 16, 2003. Sponsored by Slovenia National Debate Program and Za in Proti (NGO).

 

“Debate opportunities in the information age,” Workshop for high school debaters, Prva Gimnazija Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia, January 16, 2003. Sponsored by Slovenia National Debate Program and Za in Proti (NGO).

 

“Civil liberties and freedom of expression in the era of terrorism,” Lecture to philosophy department, University of Maribor, Slovenia, January 16, 2003. Sponsored by Slovenia National Debate Program and Za in Proti (NGO).

 

“Proposition analysis and debate strategy,” Workshop for high school debaters, Gimnazija Novo Mesto, Novo Mesto, and in Trbovelje, Slovenia, January 15, 2003. Sponsored by Slovenia National Debate Program and Za in Proti (NGO).

 

“Argument capture and comparison,” Workshop for university debaters, Belgrade, Serbia, January 14, 2003. Sponsored by the Faculty of Law and the Yugoslav University Debate Network.

 

“Mastery: lessons for experienced debaters,” Workshop for university debaters, Instituto Chileano Norteamericano Cultural, Santiago, Chile, November 27, 2002. Sponsored by Corporacion Cultural de lo Barnechea, Chile.

 

“Adjudication of competitive academic debates,” Workshop for citizen debate judges, Instituto Chileano Norteamericano Cultural, Santiago, Chile, November 27, 2002. Sponsored by Corporacion Cultural de lo Barnechea, Chile.

 

“Debate across the curriculum,” Workshop for secondary school teachers, Universidad Diego Portales, Santiago, Chile, November 26, 2002. Sponsored by Universidad Diego Portales.

 

“Moving from a debate topic to an actual debate,” Workshop for secondary school students, Universidad Diego Portales, Santiago, Chile, November 26, 2002. Sponsored by Universidad Diego Portales.

 

“Debate across the curriculum,” Workshop for Vermont secondary school teachers, Montpelier High School, October 23, 2002. Sponsored by Vermont Debate and Forensic League.

 

“Debate across the curriculum: model of a workshop for teachers,” International Debate Education Association Conference, Debate and Argumentation: Opening Minds, Borders, and Societies, Krakow, Poland, October 6, 2002.

 

“Editorial policies and prospects of the journal Controversia,” International Debate Education Association Conference, Debate and Argumentation: Opening Minds, Borders, and Societies, Krakow, Poland, October 5, 2002.

 

“Consortium for a debating planet,” Global Debate Leadership Summit, sponsored by the International Debate Education Association, Krakow, Poland, October 4, 2002.

 

“Debate’s new emphasis on empowerment,” Keynote speech, Pan-American Debate Championship awards banquet, New York City, September 27, 2002.

 

Interviewed by Lesley Stahl of CBS News for a 60 Minutes story on the urban debate league movement, New York City, NY. September 27, 2002.

 

“The Stone that the Builder refused: the unique Jamaican voice,” lecture at Fleming Museum to open their exhibit Soon Come: The Art of Contemporary Jamaica, September 26, 2002.

 

Chair, National Urban Debate League Ideafest, New York City, May 21-23, 2002. National conference of the Urban Debate Leagues sponsored by the Open Society Institute.

 

“Urban Debates Leagues and other Organizations,” solicited white paper at National Urban Debate League Ideafest, New York City, May, 2002.

 

“El Debate y su Formato: Consejo para Equipos de Debate Internacional,” lecture in Spanish, Segundo Torneo Hispanoamericano de Debate, Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico, May 8, 2002.

 

“Debate and PC Speech,” Free Speech in a PC World, panel discussion, University of Vermont, April 29, 2002.

 

Debate Coaching Workshop, for teachers in the Providence (RI) Urban Debate League, Providence, RI, sponsored by Brown University, March 9, 2002.

 

“Using debate to teach about China in Vermont schools,” workshop for high school teachers, Brattleboro, sponsored by UVM Asian Studies Outreach Program, March 6, 2002.

 

“Debate has gone global,” January 25, 2002, welcoming speech, Barkley Forum for High Schools, Emory University, Atlanta, high school debate tournament attended by over 1800 students.

 

Workshop on Debating for Elementary School Students, including 32 students participating in debates about Single Faith Schools, Sir William Burrough School, UK, October 18, 2001. Lecture tour sponsored by the English Speaking Union, London.

 

"New Debaters: the urban debate experience in America," Dartmouth House, English Speaking Union, London, UK, October 17, 2001. Lecture tour sponsored by the English Speaking Union, London.

 

Workshop on Public Speaking for New Debaters, Cambridge Debating Union, Cambridge University, UK, October 15, 2001. Lecture tour sponsored by the English Speaking Union, London.

 

Advanced Debate Workshop, Oxford Debate Union, Oxford University, UK, October 14, 2001. Lecture tour sponsored by the English Speaking Union, London.

 

"Debate and Tolerance," Chair of Panel, International Debate Education Association Conference, Debate and Argumentation: Opening Minds, Borders, and Societies, Prague, Czech Republic, October 14, 2001.

 

"Essential paradox: grounds for debate," International Debate Education Association Conference, Debate and Argumentation: Opening Minds, Borders, and Societies, Prague, Czech Republic, October 13, 2001.

 

"Debate should be required in the secondary school curriculum," Public Debate, International Debate Education Association Conference, Debate and Argumentation: Opening Minds, Borders, and Societies, Prague, Czech Republic, October 12, 2001.

 

Chair, Ideafest 2001: National Planning Conference of the Urban Debate Leagues, Open Society Institute, June 3-5, 2001, New York City.

 

“Public debating: empowerment for the future,” lecture at Ideafest 2001: National Planning Conference of the Urban Debate Leagues, Open Society Institute, June 3-5, 2001, New York City.

 

“Debate as educational method in a variety of secondary school courses,” lecture at Ideafest 2001: National Planning Conference of the Urban Debate Leagues, Open Society Institute, June 3-5, 2001, New York City.

 

"Debate, democracy, and tolerance," keynote speech at Primer Torneo Hispanoamericano de Debate: La Tolerancia, May 7, 2001, Universidad Diego Portales, Sociedad de Debate, Santiago, Chile. Sponsored by American Express and Government of Chile.

 

"Introducing students to debate activities," lecture to high school teachers, May 8, 2001, Universidad Diego Portales, Sociedad de Debate, Santiago, Chile. Sponsored by American Express and Government of Chile.

 

“Judge training workshop," at Primer Torneo Hispanoamericano de Debate Competitivo: La Tolerancia, May 9, 2001, Universidad Diego Portales, Sociedad de Debate, Santiago, Chile. Sponsored by American Express and Government of Chile.

 

"Bringing debate into your classroom and your career," lecture at the National Urban Debate League Conference, April 28, 2001, Emory University, Atlanta, GA. Sponsored by the Open Society Institute.

 

"Debating the 2001-2002 national high school topic – weapons of mass destruction," lecture at the National Urban Debate League Conference, April 28, 2001, Emory University, Atlanta, GA. Sponsored by the Open Society Institute.

 

"Debating and learning: using debate activities to accelerate educational achievement," April, 2001, lecture at Inner Mongolia Normal University, Hohhot, People's Republic of China. Sponsored by School of Education and School of Foreign Languages.

 

"Debate as a tool for critical thinking and creativity," lecture at Sino-American Seminar on Educational Leadership, April 2001, Qufu Teachers' University, Qufu, People's Republic of China.

 

"Say it, play it: debate as a critical skill for success," lecture to students and teachers, March 31, 2001, Weissman Center for Leadership, Mount Holyoke College, MA. Keynote speech for beginning of DEAL (Debate, Empowerment and Leadership) Program, a partnership between Weissman Center, Mt. Holyoke College and Springfield, MA schools.

 

"Strategic debate coaching," lecture to debate coaches at Brown University, Providence Urban Debate League Leadership Workshop, January 27, 2001.

 

"Developing, researching, and producing affirmative cases for debate," lecture to students at Brown University, Providence Urban Debate League Leadership Workshop, January 27, 2001.

 

"Creating a debate culture," Lecture, Prime Minister's Office, Republic of Korea, December 21, 2000.

 

"Debate in the global information age," Keynote Speech, First Korean National Collegiate Debate Championship, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, December 19, 2000.

 

"Debate in Asia: past and future," Guest Lecture, College of Journalism and Communication Studies, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, December 18, 2000.

 

Chair and Respondent, "Tyranny of Secondary Sources," panel at International Debate Education Association Conference 2000 (Debate and Argumentation: Opening Minds, Borders, and Societies), Budapest Hungary, October 6-8, 2000.

 

"Internet Debating: the USA Perspective," at International Debate Education Association Conference 2000 (Debate and Argumentation: Opening Minds, Borders, and Societies), Budapest Hungary, October 6-8, 2000.

 

Web cast, Final round events from National Forensic League national tournament, Portland, OR, June 2000, via UVM's streaming video capability.

 

Chair, National Urban Debate Ideafest, sponsored by Open Society Institute and Soros Foundation, May, 2000, NYC. Over 50 educators from all over America came to NYC to discuss the future of OSI's major initiative to promote Urban Debate Leagues in cities nationally.

 

World's first international distance debate, UVM vs. English-Speaking Union (London, UK), March 14, 2000. Viewed by over 8000 computers globally via UVM's streaming video capability and cooperation with LiveTX.com in Europe. Sponsored by Andersen Consulting, Burson-Marsteller, Apple, and PeoplesForum.com. Article in CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION, March 31, 2000, p. A51.

 

World's first web cast of a competitive tournament debate, Final Round (Michigan State vs. West Georgia), Cross Examination Debate Association national tournament, March 2000, from Overland Park, KS, via UVM's streaming video capability.

 

Web cast, Final Round (Emory vs. Michigan State), National Debate Tournament, March 2000, from Kansas City, MO, via UVM's streaming video capability.

 

World's first Internet distance debate, UVM vs. Cornell University, December 23, 1999. Viewed by people globally via UVM's streaming video capability.

 

Visiting Faculty and lecturer, Emory University National Debate Institute, June-July, 1999, Atlanta, GA.

 

Lecture Series, Urban Debate League Workshop, Manhattan Community College, NYC, August 1999. Topics included: "Strategic Coaching," and "Education Reform in America: Historical and Current."

 

Chair, "The College Debate Experience," panel at National Urban Debate League Development Conference, University of Missouri at Kansas City, March, 2000.

 

Chair, National Urban Debate Ideafest, sponsored by Open Society Institute and Soros Foundation, May, 1999, NYC. Over 50 educators from all over America came to NYC to discuss the future of OSI's major initiative to promote Urban Debate Leagues in cities nationally.

 

Urban Debate League Basic Instructional Series, (Open Society Institute: NYC), 1999. 13 VHS tape series of basic instruction for debaters and coaches in national 13 city Urban Debate League program.

 

Tournament Director, CEDA National Tournament (150+ teams), University of Rochester, March 1998.

 

Commentator, National Public Radio, “The World,” April & December 1998. Utilized for expertise in reggae music.

 

Faculty, Emory National Debate Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, June-July, 1998.

 

Chair, National Urban Debate Ideafest, Open Society Institute and Soros Foundation, May 13, 1998, New York, NY. Fifty educators from all over America attended to plan expansion of OSI’s multi-million dollar urban debate initiative.

 

Visiting Lecturer, Rhetoric Program, Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade, former Yugoslavia, April-May, 1998. Lectures included, “New Models for Persuasion in the Global Village,” “Argumentation Between World Views,” and “Creating a ‘Debating Culture’ in Higher Education.”

 

“Debate Partnerships with the former Yugoslavia,” paper at National Communication Association convention, Chicago, IL, November 1997.

 

Guest Faculty, Soros Foundation Yugoslavia Summer Debate Camp, Jabuka, Yugoslavia, June 1997.

 

Chair, “Critique as a New Argument Form,” panel at National Communication Association convention, Chicago, IL, November 1997.

 

Faculty, Emory National Debate Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, June-July, 1997.

 

Conference Chair & Organizer, “Making the Vision Real,” Cross Examination Debate Association Development Conference, Chicago, IL, June 1997.

 

“Creating Supportive Environments for New Debaters,” First Diversity Recruitment and Retention in Debate Ideafest, Emory University, Atlanta GA, June 10, 1997. Proceedings edited by Gordon Mitchell.

 

"Tales of the electronic watering hole: Debate Central on the Internet," Speech Communication Association national convention, November 1996.

 

"Gaming as a uniting paradigm for different debate formats," paper presented at Speech Communication Association national convention (San Antonio, Texas), November 1995.

 

"A thousand flowers blooming: format merger in contemporary academic debate," paper presented at Speech Communication Association national convention (San Antonio, Texas), November 1995.

 

Respondent, "Argument burdens in the frame game," panel at Speech Communication Association national convention (San Antonio, Texas), November 1995.

 

“Debate Central on the Internet,” National Town Hall Meeting, Speech Communication Association Convention, New Orleans, November 1994.

 

“Making powerful tools more convivial: debate tournament team pairing practices and the TRM program,” Speech Communication Association Convention, New Orleans, November 1994.

 

“Curing misconceptions and creating common ground: CEDA outreach to America’s high schools,” Speech Communication Association Convention, New Orleans, November 1994.

 

"Expanding rural high school debate: a New England perspective," National Forensic League's Future of Forensics Conference, Denver, August 14, 1992.

 

"Encounter Groups in the 1980s," Speech Communication Association National Convention, Chicago, 1984.

"Fantasy as Reality: Fiat Power in Academic Debate," Central States Speech Association Convention, Milwaukee, 1982.

"Gaming as a Form of Human Communication," World Future Society World Assembly, Washington, D.C., 1982.

"Science Fiction Readership," Western Science Fiction Association Convention, Long Beach, CA, 1969.

 

 

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