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Evidence cards and research lecture

Evidence Cards and Research Lecture

Revised by Mark Veeder

Originally By Andres Gannon


Section 1 importance of research

Section 1 – Importance of Research

I cut my first card!!


Good debaters

Good Debaters

  • Can persuasively convince the judge their argument is better than their opponents argument

    • Delivery

    • Content

      Researching is about producing the best possible content you can for a debate


Why research

Why Research?

  • Research wins debates

  • Research is fun!

  • Research gets creative

Just one more card mom, promise!


Section 2 how to research

Section 2 – How to Research


What to research

What to Research

  • Research should produce arguments that you can read in a debate

  • What form do these argument take?

  • How do I organize arguments?

  • What am I looking for?

  • How do I get from a google search to a completed file?


Basic research tips

Basic Research Tips

  • No scientific formula for how to research

  • Start with broad searches to investigate where the literature is going


Intermediate research tips

Intermediate Research Tips

  • “Digital Privacy”

  • Picking the Right Language

  • Following the Lit

  • Footnotes!


Ultra advanced research tip

Ultra-Advanced Research Tip


How not to research

How Not to Research

  • “Digial Privacy” and “nuclear war”

  • Ignoring opposing evidence

  • Million cards, one argument

  • Debate search terms (key, solves, etc)

  • Truth

  • ½ a file

Maybe this aff doesn’t cause nuclear war…


Section 3 marks super secret guide to the internets

Section 3 – Marks Super Secret Guide to the Internets


Internets shortcuts

Internets Shortcuts

  • New tab – Ctrl+T

  • New window – Ctrl+N

  • Open in new window - Middle click/Ctrl+Click

  • Move to next window - Ctrl+Tab

  • Move to last window - Ctrl+Shift+Tab

  • Close tab - Ctrl+W

  • Select URL - F6 (Command-L)


Google tricks

Google Tricks

  • Exact phrase search - “X and Y”

  • Exclude a word - -query

  • Synonyms - ~query

  • Website restriction – site:google.com

  • Wildcard – “a * saved is a * earned”

  • Around – query AROUND (4) query

  • Filetype – filetype:pdf


Processing fast hands

Processing fast hands

  • Copy - Ctrl-C (Command-C)

  • Paste - Ctrl-V (Command-V)

  • Cut - Ctrl-X (Command-X)

  • Undo - Ctrl-Z (Command-Z)

  • Redo - Ctrl-Y (Command-Y)

  • Select all - Ctrl-A (Command-A)

  • Switch windows – Alt+Tab (4-finger swipe/F3)

  • Select paragraph - Ctrl+Shift+Arrow Up/Down

  • Select word - Ctrl+Shift+ArrowLeft/Right


Sources

Sources

  • News and Time Sensitive

    • Google Date

    • lexis

    • EbscoHost

    • Factiva

  • Philosophy Based

    • Project Muse

    • Religion and Philosophy Collection

  • Qualified/International

    • Google Scholar

    • SagePub

    • ProjectMuse

    • IngentaConnect


Section 4 processing

Section 4 - Processing


What is processing

What is processing?

  • The final product of research

  • What you aim to arrive at when you take articles from the internet and convert them into evidence cards


Things to have when processing

Things to Have When Processing

  • Tag

  • Cite

  • Card


What is a tag

What is a Tag?

  • Short summary of the argument your card makes

  • Why have a tag?

    • Convey your argument

    • Flowability

  • What should be included in a tag?

    • Claim – argument the card makes

    • Warrant – why that argument is true


Good tag bad tag

Good tag, bad tag!

  • Solves oil dependence

  • The aff is the apotheosis of the capitalist death machine which threatens to be, for the first time in the age of humanity, that which brings upon us our imminent doom in the fiery splash of the decadence of greed and filth

  • Warming is real and anthropogenic – models and scientific consensus are on our side


What is a cite

What is a Cite?

  • Why have a cite?

  • What to include in a cite?

    • Author name

    • Author qualifications

    • Date published

    • Article name

    • Source (Newspaper, Journal name, etc)

    • URL/Database found


Good cite

Good cite!

Brin, David. Doctor of Philosophy in space science, 2010 fellow at the Institute of Ethics.1998. The Transparent Society.“Chapter One: The Challenge of an Open Society” http://www.davidbrin.com/transparentsociety1.html


What is a card

What is a card?

  • What to do:

    • Don’t skip paragraphs

    • Don’t cut off paragraphs

    • Don’t change text

    • Underline well!

    • You don’t have to include the entire article


Steps to cutting cards

Steps to cutting cards

  • Open the debate template, Verbatim

  • Paste the article into Verbatim (F2)

  • Underline the article (F9 and F10)

  • Make the article pretty (F3 and Ctrl+8)

  • Write a tag (F7)

  • Write a cite (F8 for the author name and date)

  • Highlight the card (F11)


Section 5 template

Section 5- Template


Verbatim

Verbatim

paperlessdebate.com

Requirements

PC – Office 2010

Mac – Office 2011


Word ribbon

Word Ribbon


Google tricks1

Google Tricks

  • Exact phrase search - “X and Y”

  • Exclude a word - -query

  • Synonyms - ~query

  • Website restriction – site:google.com

  • Wildcard – “a * saved is a * earned”

  • Around – query AROUND (4) query

  • Filetype – filetype:pdf


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