Transforming Classrooms with Insights from Presidential and Vice-Presidential Candidates’ Debates

Description

In this op-ed "Transforming Classrooms with Insights from Presidential and Vice-Presidential Candidates’ Debates," a novel educational approach is proposed that integrates the analysis of political debates into classroom pedagogy. This method aims to enhance students' communication skills and critical thinking by dissecting the strategies and rhetoric used in the upcoming 2024 Indonesian presidential and vice-presidential debates. Highlighting the debates' role in fostering persuasive communication and effective argumentation, this op-ed underscores the importance of using these real-world events as dynamic learning tools. It encourages educators to leverage these debates not only to engage students in current political discourse but also to equip them with the necessary skills to confidently navigate and contribute to complex discussions, thus preparing them for the challenges of the 21st century.

Subject

Critical thinking & communication skills

Period31 Jan 2024

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  • TitleTransforming Classrooms with Insights from Presidential and Vice-Presidential Candidates’ Debates
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletTheJakartaPost
    Media typePrint
    Duration/Length/Size733 words
    Country/TerritoryIndonesia
    Date31/01/24
    DescriptionIn this op-ed "Transforming Classrooms with Insights from Presidential and Vice-Presidential Candidates’ Debates," a novel educational approach is proposed that integrates the analysis of political debates into classroom pedagogy. This method aims to enhance students' communication skills and critical thinking by dissecting the strategies and rhetoric used in the upcoming 2024 Indonesian presidential and vice-presidential debates. Highlighting the debates' role in fostering persuasive communication and effective argumentation, this op-ed underscores the importance of using these real-world events as dynamic learning tools. It encourages educators to leverage these debates not only to engage students in current political discourse but also to equip them with the necessary skills to confidently navigate and contribute to complex discussions, thus preparing them for the challenges of the 21st century.
    Producer/AuthorSitti Patahuddin
    PersonsSitti Patahuddin