Thursday, November 29, 2007


Types of Debate:
-Parents debate over if their child can go to a party. The debate can occur with parents and their child. The purpose is to bring out each parents concerns. It helps the parents feel more comfortable. The debate is un structured. This makes the desicon making processes faster, but more frustrating.
-Political Debates on the dealth penalty. The debate can happen on tv or in a office. The purpose is to hear two people's opinions on what they think. It trys to solve issues and decide what is right and wront. The debate is structured because its a bigger debate and normally have someone who moderates the debate.
-Friends fighting over where they want to go for dinner. The debate can occur with everyone and their friends. The purpose is to figure out where they're going to go for dinner. It helps plan their night and what they're going to do. Its unstructured. It helps resolve the problem of where to go for dinner.
-Parents and child debate over going to a movie on a school night. The debate can occur at the last second or in short notice. THe purpose is to decide if the kid can go to the movie. It can inform the parents about whats going on. Ist unstructured. It helps give the parents more informaton on the situation.
-Kid and Teacher debating over a grade given to the student. The debate can occur with students and teachers. The purpose is for the student to state their opinion on what they think about their grade. It may help the student prove to the teacher that they deserved a better grade. Its unstructured. This could improve the decison process or hurt it. The teacher could be mad and lower their grade.

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