Introduction to Policy Debate with Blue Book

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Unit I: Structure of Policy Debate

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Unit II: Strategy of Policy Debate

Lesson 4: Elements of an Affirmative Case

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Lesson 5: Stock Issues and Other Elements of Debate

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Lesson 6: Research

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Unit III: Models of Policy Debate

Lesson 7: Domestic Surveillance

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Lesson 8: Federal Court Reform

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Lesson 9: Trade With China

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Unit IV: Ready for Competition

Lesson 10: Your Policy Debate League

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Lesson 11: Understanding the Status Quo

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Lesson 12: Spotlight Cases

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Bonus Videos

Bonus Lesson #1: Cross-examination with Vance Trefethen

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Bonus Lesson #2: Teaching Blue Book

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