[eDebate] Intl Debate Academy 2008

Alfred Snider alfred.snider
Thu Jun 19 18:14:50 CDT 2008


INTERNATIONAL DEBATE ACADEMY SLOVENIA 2008

THE BEST IN WUDC/BP DEBATE INSTRUCTION
23-30 NOVEMBER 2008

MANY WAYS TO PARTICIPATE:
? Full program for university students ? instruction, tournament.
? Tournament for university students ? tournament in Maribor.
? Full program for trainers, teachers, coaches, club leaders, judges at 
any level in any debate format.

SPECIFIC DATES:
? Arrive in Ormoz, Slovenia November 23 2008
? Instruction in Ormoz November 24-28 2008
? Transfer to Maribor afternoon 28 November 2008
? Tournament in Maribor evening 28-30 November 2008

FACULTY

? Loke Wing Fatt, Singapore: Legendary debate trainer, WUDC breaking 
judge, honorary professorship North-Eastern University China, SAID 
Singapore, 4th IDAS.
? Jens Fischer, Germany: Berlin Debating Union, Chief Adjudicator at 
Europeans, 3rd IDAS. Invited.
? Sam Greenland, UK/Hong Kong/Australia: WUDC semifinalist for Sydney, 
Hong Kong world schools coach, 3rd IDAS.
? Neil Harvey-Smith, UK: President Worlds Council, Chief Adjudicator 
Europeans 2008, US Universities 2009, WUDC finalist, 2nd IDAS.
? Steve Llano, USA: Professor at St. John?s University NY, NE USA 
Director of the Year, USA National Champion coach, 3rd IDAS.
? Branka Marusic, Croatia: President Europeans Council, IDAS Finalist, 
2nd IDAS.
? Rhydian Morgan, UK: Chief Adjudicator and Finals judge at numerous 
tournaments, Welsh Debating Federation, World Debate Institute faculty 
2008, 2nd IDAS.
? Uve Poom, Estonia: Europeans EFL Champion, IDAS Finalist, Euros 2008 
organizer, 2nd IDAS. Invited.
? Alfred Snider, USA: Professor at University of Vermont, Director World 
Debate Institute, USA Coach of the Year, six recent debate textbooks, 
6th IDAS.
? Bojana Skrt, Slovenia: Director ZIP, twice WSDC EFL Champion coach, 
6th IDAS.

Curriculum:
Students: Each Instruction day features a main lecture, exercise and 
drill sessions, and two complete critiqued practice debates. Many 
elective classes offered. Many training preparation sessions offered. 
Judge evaluation and training offered.
Trainers: Special track created based on the needs of attending 
trainers. All welcome.

Tournament:
Sponsored by IDAS, ZIP and hosted by Debate Club University of Maribor 
Faculty of Law. Six preliminary rounds and semifinals in the WUDC 
format. No team caps as of now. Faculty will serve as adjudication core 
and administration for the tournament.

Accommodations:
Rooms and full meals provided in Ormoz and Maribor. Social activities 
organized each evening.

Fees:
Includes all meals, double rooms, instructional materials, 
transportation from Ormoz to Maribor, and social activities.
200 Euros for full program, 50 Euros for tournament.

Scholarships:
We hope to offer substantial scholarships to needy applicants. We are in 
negotiations with sponsors now and hope to be able to offer substantial 
scholarship assistance. Get a scholarship form at the website.

Applications and information available:
APPLICATION DEADLINE 30 OCTOBER 2008
SOON AT THE WEBSITE http://debate.uvm.edu/idas.html
Questions? Ask Bojana Skrt, bojana.skrt at siol.net

Peter Mesarec, Assistant Director
Helena Felc, Social Director
Zlata Subinski, Tournament Host

Website: http://debate.uvm.edu/idas.html
Blogsite: http://internationaldebateacademy.blogspot.com/
More about ZIP: http://www.ljudmila.org/debata

We look forward to working with you at IDAS 2008!

-Bojana & Tuna

-- 
Alfred C. Snider aka Tuna
Edwin Lawrence Professor of Forensics
University of Vermont
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