Tools Used To Present Online Debates
An online debate tool runs interference for the act of debating by helping to dominate the framework of discussion and argumentation. This characterizes it from general purpose communication tools such as wikis and forums. Other online debate tools offer graphical representations of arguments, but this is not a requirement.
Here is a list of some debate tools you can use to present online debates:.
Argunet enables you to create argument maps of complex debates online or offline, on your own or in a team. You can collaboratively edit argument maps.
A simple canvas for creating a tree diagram of a debate.
It is easy to use. It lets you make the tree diagram.
A specialized form of note taking called “flowing” within the policy/CEDA/NDT debate community.
This technique has been proven by many people to work well. It requires specific format for a debate.
Scott Aaronson’s worldview manager
This is arranged to point out hidden contradictions or tensions between one’s beliefs, by using programmed in implications to present inferential chains that demonstrate a contradiction.
Canonizer.com is a system from wiki with added camp and survey competencies. This system provides an accurate way to measure scientific and moral expert consent. It was created for collaborative development of concise descriptions of many competing scientific or moral theories and of the best arguments. Online audience can unite with the camps representing such and provide a quantitative survey or measure of consensus compared to others. Proposed developments to supported camps undergo a review mode. Any supporters of a camp can argue against to any proposed development during this time. If it endures a week with no objection, it goes live, guaranteeing unanimous agreement to such developments to the petition by current signers. If there is an object, the camp can be forked or the info can be included in a sporting sub camp.
The canonization system enables the audiences to select any algorithm they wish on the sidebar to find the best stuff’. The general idea is to debate things in the forums and summarize everyone’s current state of the art view in the camp statements.
Explore-ideas.com is a graph structure forum where users start with a topic and follow debates they agree with, creating a personalized topic.
This is a simple platform to start a debate on any topic. It is mainly focused at general user’s participation.
This is a tool for “making sense of both sides of the argument”. it is anticipated at for-and-against debates. With this it is then possible to link each argument to a counter-argument or add new arguments of your own.This is created to make it easy to pick out each side’s arguments, and follow those through to counter arguments. It could also often linked to evidence or blog posts which expand on the argument in more detail.
It is interesting to see how all these sites are used, maybe abused and how they are established in response. These are fantastic design solutions to an ongoing journalism problem.