Critical Issues in Debate: A Conversation with Dr. Michael Hester

Mike Hester is the director of the University of West Georgia debate team and is one of the most successful coaches in the country. Our conversation covers the 2011-2012 High School Policy Debate Topic, our upcoming lab we will be leading this summer at the GDI, the outrounds at the 2011 NDT, Hester’s pro debate rounds as a member of the Edebate AllStars, and the beauty of the activity.

download for portable media devices with this link dr mike hester and scott odekirk on ciid 4-15-2011

you can see the NDT semi final round that we discuss here

you can check out the NDT final round we discuss here 

you can see Hester using conspiracy theory in a pro debate here

you can register for the Hester/Odekirk lab here make sure to indicate in your lab request that you heard about the lab on this podcast

2 Responses to “Critical Issues in Debate: A Conversation with Dr. Michael Hester”

  1. Yeah GDI!

  2. Eric Lanning Says:

    This was a great podcast! Even though I was physically present in Dallas for most of these debates, hearing the Hester/Odekirk play by play was awesome. Keep up the good work!

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