United Nations Agenda 21

Resource: Learning Team Debate Paper Outline

Based on your Week Five collaborative learning team discussion:

Write a 1,750- to 2,100-word debate paper in which the team creates a debate of a current event or other controversial topic and provides an analysis of arguments presented for both sides. Complete the following in the paper:

  • Introduction: Introduce the issue that is the subject of the debate
  • Body
    • Include a minimum of two but no more than four arguments for the pro and con sides of the debate.
    • Evaluate any potential ethical, moral, or legal issues.
    • Cite specific career competencies that are helpful or can be used in debate.
  • Conclusion
    • Identify the team’s determination of the more persuasive argument.
    • Reflect on the arguments presented and reveal the team’s consensus.
    • Base the conclusion solely on the pro and con arguments.
    • Include a rebuttal of weaker arguments.
    • Explain why the selected arguments were more persuasive.

Format the paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Cite at least three sources.