[:en]Debating Skills Empower Students in the Globalized World:[:ja]ディベート −世界で議論できる人材を養成する−[:]

[:en]Debate is a communication process of making a better decision. Its nature is not conflict but cooperation among participants to find a best possible solution and defend it through sound arguments and criticism. Such a process is broadly conceived as Argumentation (a process of inquiry and advocacy). Academic debate (or educational debate) is an effective method of learning argumentation skills. Debate training includes analyzing a controversy,  finding a solution, delivering it to the audience, and responding to criticism.