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Research Skills 101

Skilled debate and skilled public discourse require specific research skills.

During this 5-week class, you will learn how to master Google scholar, find only the best sources, and wade through the massive amounts of data on any subject.

What will we cover in this class?

  • The true definition of research…most of us are doing it all wrong
  • How to research using OTHER tools than a search engine
  • Helpful tips for online search queries
  • How to refine a question and find that one card you need
  • The purpose and ethics of research
  • How research will benefit you in any future position

Learn to research like a nationally-ranked pro in this 5-week course with Ethos President Thaddeus Tague and Ethos sourcebook author Jadon Buzzard.


Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1:00 PM EST, Zoom Meeting Software.

More information:

  • 5-week course. Short, sweet, worth it. Classes start on Monday, April 14, 2020. Classes end on May 22, 2020. Some classes will meet multiple times a week; others only once. Stay tuned to hear more from your instructor(s).
  • $75 per student. Can’t beat that deal.
  • Virtual meetings, recorded in the cloud. Can’t make a meeting? We got you covered with recordings of each session.
  • An email from your instructor(s) with all the details specific to your class will be sent to you one week before your class starts. Stay tuned.

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Thaddeus Tague is the President of Ethos Debate and holds multiple national titles in various events from high school and college. He is the head of the Ethos Sourcebook Research Committee. He is also a proud new dad to Jameson Tague! Read more
Jadon Buzzard is a nationally-ranked debate alumnus and decorated college debater. He also conducts research for the Ethos sourcebooks. Read more