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tejretics
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2/28/2016 9:14:08 AM
Posted: 9 months ago
How do you format a debate round once you've finished typing up your argument?

What do you find to be the most effective formatting (e.g. headers, structure, font use)? To what extent does formatting affect the strength of argument?
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2/28/2016 1:30:57 PM
Posted: 9 months ago
At 2/28/2016 9:14:08 AM, tejretics wrote:
How do you format a debate round once you've finished typing up your argument?

I just put headings as to what the contentions are and I bold and underline them. It isn't really that complicated.

What do you find to be the most effective formatting (e.g. headers, structure, font use)?

I just keep the usual font and size and just underline and bold headings.

To what extent does formatting affect the strength of argument?

I don't really think that it should. It certainly doesn't affect anything when I vote although some fonts and formatting styles certainly look more professional than others. I particularly like how Donald.Keller types out his arguments because they are well organized and easy to read.
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