- A 1600 word tutorial paper and a tutorial presentation which judges what is at issue, weighs the evidence, and argues which case is strongest. Assessment will factor in presentation skills and the quality of the written argument. Due Weeks 2-12: 11 debates will take place in lecture classes, students address one debate for their tutorial paper and presentation; the presentation occurs during the tutorial on the week of the debate, and the paper is due at the end of that week. (40%)
- Three 800 word tutorial papers, each providing an argued adjudication of a debate. Due Weeks 2-12: students adjudicate 3 debates; each 800 word paper is due by the end of the week in which the relevant debate occurs. NOTE: students must submit at least one paper within the first 6 weeks of semester. (60%)
Students must attend a minimum of 75% of tutorials in order to pass this subject. Regular participation in tutorials is required
All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.
Note: Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day. After five working days late assessment will not be marked. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked.
Last updated: 20 February 2021