Facilitating Productive Debates as a Method of Deeper Learning

UTSA Libraries - Teaching and Learning Center

Thu October 17

9:30 - 11:00am  |  HEB University Center 1.102  |  Bexar Room

Western civilization was crafted in critical debate.  How can instructors employ the language of debate as a means of inviting students to practice critical thinking while encouraging best practices in teamwork and oral communication?  How can you better structure healthy debate to encourage better thinking, communication skills, and teamwork?  Encourage deeper engagement with your content as students develop the communication, teamwork, and debate tools needed for civic engagement.

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RYAN MCPHERSON

Lecturer in the Department of Communication, UTSA

A graduate of Texas State University, Ryan McPherson teaches several courses for the Department of Communication at UTSA, including Organizational Communication, Rhetorical Communication, Persuasion, Language and Communication Theory, Foundations, and Business Communications.

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