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Kickasss
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Soadratm
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what are your views on tuition? Does it does more harm than good

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Soadratm
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 8/17/2014 Category: Education
Updated: 3 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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Kickasss

Pro

Indeed i agree that tuition does more harm than good.Generally students who need tuition are those who are weaker in a certain subjects.if you pay attention in class and do weekly revision on your own i dont see why there is a reason for you to attend tuition classes.Consequently,students will not listen in class and have no motivation to study and think that they can rely on their tuition classes to clear their doubts and questions
Soadratm

Con

I accept this debate and please excuse my spelling since this is the first debate I am writing on my iPad. Dam autocorrect.
Tuition is a very powerful tool for those who require additional assistance in their academic stages of life but also supplies challenging material for those who require harder work. Let's face it, a normal public school does not have the capabilities to attend to every child's individual needs. You may believe that school is more the enough but some students cannot cope with the academic stress that school provides. In a class of fifty people, it is incredibly hard to get all you answered addressed especially if others in your class are also struggling. Some people just require extra help, what's wrong with them getting a tutor to supply this help ? Also, tutors offer the chance to individualise your learning. If you want to experiment with first year university work then go ahead, if,you want to revisit some earlier concepts you can. You can't do that with normal schooling. Furthermore, tuition allows for this who want to accelerate to work ahead. I am incredibly bored with my school's English so i ask my tutor to challenge me with different writing styles I have never even heard of before.

Your argument that students will really on tuition classes does not elaborate on how it is bad for them to learn more from the tutor then the school. If they have learnt the work before, they will obviously become bored with the schools work as it is too easy, it is then the schools responsibility to supply them with harder material.
Debate Round No. 1
Kickasss

Pro

Ever heard the saying "the best are the ones who are self made" If the student goes for tuition, there is no time for self study and it is as if the student is being spoon fed through education.This can lead to deprivation of the chance for the student to be a self made independent person.The student will become dependent for the education because of tuition.Moreover,this again is against the whole aim of educating a student.Also it is a waste of time because the student learns almost the same things that are being taught in school.This can maybe lead to reinforced learning according to some people but the truth is that the student is simply wasting their time and that time can actually be put better use by the student.Finally, as the students goes for tuition,and then comes home to complete their other work there would then be not enough time to rest or relax.the student has to get up in the morning for school.Dont you find it that by putting the student through this routine can lead to them being overworked and eventually not able to achieve much because of mental tiredness.
Soadratm

Con

Personally, the initiative to get a tutor by a student is a sign of being self made. Getting a tutor is a sign of being serious about your academia and shows you are ready to broaden your educational resources. Your argument really depends on using tutors in excess and as we all know, nothing is good in excess. This is usually not the case with tutors as they can be economically draining on a family. Usually, a tutor will meet up once a week if not at the most twice a week. This leaves plenty of time for the student to study. Also, your argument about students being dependent on students should be elaborated on but I still believe that is looking at tutors in excess.

All of your arguments depend on using them in excess whilst most people won't do that due to economic restraints. Tutors provide an individualised learning program for students to expand beyond the educational limits they have on them by our modern education system. You can revise the basics or skip ahead due to your own interest. It is the most efficient way of educating a generation as it deals with everyone's needs rather then clumping them in by class system.
Debate Round No. 2
Kickasss

Pro

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Soadratm

Con

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Debate Round No. 3
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Vote Placed by bladerunner060 3 years ago
bladerunner060
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Reasons for voting decision: The burden was on Pro to show that there was more harm than good from tutoring. While Pro speculated many things, I don't see any evidence for his position. As such, arguments to Con.