Type: Seminar

Debate and Academic Achievement in Urban Public School Settings


Briana Mezuk, Associate Professor School of Public Health

Date & time

Jan 24, 2018, 8:30-10:00 am EST

Abstract: Urban Debate Leagues (UDLs) provide students in over 20 cities around the US the opportunity to participate in competitive policy debate, an extracurricular activity that is hypothesized to improve academic engagement and performance through its emphasis on critical engagement with non-fiction texts.

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