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25 October 2012

Using Debates to Teach Rhetoric

What's a better way to identify and discuss rhetorical strategies than to use presidential debates?! Utilizing the debates and speeches also introduces the American political process to students who (may) have little experience or knowledge of the democratic process. 

Here's a link to the 3rd and final presidential debate between President Obama and Govenor Romney. 

Any suggestions for using video in the classroom? I would love to hear about new ways to teach rhetoric, especially using current events.