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Deliberating debate's digital futures

Woods, Carly and Brigham, Matthew and Heavner, Brent and Konishi, Takuzo and Rief, John and Saindon, Brent and Mitchell, Gordon R (2006) Deliberating debate's digital futures. Contemporary Argumentation & Debate, 27. 81 - 105. ISSN 1088-498X

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The article focuses on the need to create a system that facilitates collective discussion and decision making on the issue of information technology integration with debates. The process of integrating technology via collective discussion is exemplified by citing how the Amish community responds to innovations in digital communciation technology. This paper looks at the technical issues surrounding the implementation of the Digital Debate Archive (DDA), an online database that houses data pertaining to debate tournaments, and suggests ways to promote effective decision making regarding its usage.


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Item Type: Article
Status: Published
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Woods, Carly
Brigham, Matthew
Heavner, Brent
Konishi, Takuzo
Rief, John
Saindon, Brent
Mitchell, Gordon Rgordonm@pitt.eduGORDONM
Centers: University Centers > University Center for International Studies (UCIS)
Date: 2006
Date Type: Publication
Access Restriction: No restriction; Release the ETD for access worldwide immediately.
Journal or Publication Title: Contemporary Argumentation & Debate
Volume: 27
Page Range: 81 - 105
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Schools and Programs: Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences > Communication: Rhetoric and Communication
School of Medicine > Clinical and Translational Science
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 1088-498X
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Article Type: Research Article
Date Deposited: 29 Oct 2012 15:39
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2022 16:26


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