Nicholas show debate invites everyone interested to this year’s Nicholas show debate with free gingerbread, drinks, Christmas cookies and mulled wine the 6 December at 18:15 at the University of Dusseldorf the debating club of the University of Dusseldorf on Monday. The debate in the lecture hall building 2C will be held 22.01 At the event, established for years, members of the debating club to a given topic arguing as always. In recent years the requests have been “abolishes Christmas! in this context Against Commerce and forced holidays”and”brain doping for all! The science needs still smarter heads”debate. “This time the theme is: tired of strolling students are simply too lazy?” Participants of the Nicholas debate are the Chairman of AStA, Yasemin Abanilla, the Deputy Chairman of the student Parliament, Nicolas Garz, and Prof. Dr.
Jochen Musch of the Institute of experimental psychology. Is the show debate – such as the weekly debates of the Club – in accordance with a set Held speech format, which ensures a fluid and fair debate history. Two teams of three participants join in a so-called open parliamentary debate. Each speaker has seven minutes to convince the other side, or at least the audience from his position. The first speaker of the “Government” will start and denounce the mere strolling as the cause of student complaints about excessive demands in his speech. Background is the result of a recently published study (student workload between the subjective feeling of stress and actual learning curve”), whereby most students only little more than 20 hours per week invest in her studies. Then, seven minutes are the first speaker of the “opposition”team to formulate the opposite position and to defend the students against the accusation. Then have the second speaker of the Government and then the second speaker of the opposition opportunity to deepen and continue rendering the points on their side. Finally, the final speaker once again summarise the arguments of their group and set a final plea to the audience, that is then about which group has better represented their page. The debating club of the Heinrich-Heine-University of Dusseldorf (www.debate.de;) meets every Tuesday at 19:00 in the room 23.02.00.63 (Ernst August Dolle auditorium). Interested parties are cordially invited to stop by.