Debate Evaluation Forms

Teams

Pro Con
Jason Logan
Josh Luke

Argument

Affirmative Statement The death penalty should be used as a punishment in the US under certain circumstances
Negative Statement The death penalty should never be used as a punishment in the US

Debate Format
Activity Time
Pro side Argument 10
Con side Argument 10
Team Rebuttal Conference 10
Pro Rebuttal 4
Con Rebuttal 4
Pro Summation 2
Con Summation 2

Form
  • Visual (distracting movements, posture, eye contact, audio-visuals, etc.)
  • Auditory (distracting use of voice, speed of delivery, etc.)
  • Creativity in presenting defense.
  • Use of handouts and/or PowerPoint Slides
  • Keeps to time limits.
Clarity
  • Stating ideas clearly.
  • Well organized presentation.
Arguments for Position
  • Connection of premises to conclusion.
  • Likely truth of premises.
Objections to Opponents’ Arguments
  • Care with which the opponents’ arguments are undermined.
  • Vigor in undermining the opponents’ position.
Sources
  • Appropriate use of references (articles, texts, etc.)
  • Number of references

Assessment Team well
done
15
little
deficiency
13
some
deficiency
11
average
deficiency
9
significant
deficiency
7
comment
Form Pro X         Fairly well done, though supporting points seemed fairly minimal
  Con X         Pretty good, perhaps gcould be a little tighter
Clarity Pro   X       Pretty good, though a few points were hard to follow
  Con X          
Arguments for Position Pro   X       Need more complete Biblical support
  Con X          
Objections to Opponents' Arguments Pro X         Good point for point rebuttal, though some of your contersclaims were weakly justified.
  Con X          
Sources Pro X          
  Con            
Pro Total   71          
Con Total   75          
Topic revision: r3 - 2014-04-02 - JimSkon
 
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