[eDebate] The Speaker Point Scale Revolution
Thu Oct 25 16:53:17 CDT 2007
I was interested in getting colleagues' feedback on how folks are planning on adapting to the new point scale systems tournaments are experimenting with (Wake's 50 point scale & USC's addition of 1/4 point increments). What would a 27 quality speech be on a 50 point scale? What would merit a 1/4 point bump up or down?
I'm just interested in seeing folks' thoughts on the conversation before November. If we can successfully change to a scale that better reflects critics' impressions of debates and militates against point inflation, I don't think it's a bad idea to get folks' input.
Veronica M. Guevara
Weber State University
Department of Communications
1605 University Circle
Ogden, UT 84408
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