University of Edinburgh

SSC Course 2: Deaf Children at Primary School for Teaching Assistants

Presented on Tuesday 26 August 2014

Course evaluation summary

Number of Participants: 15
Number of Respondents: 14

Overall Assessment:

How would you rate the following: Excellent = 1; Poor = 5

Enhancement to your expertise


Content and supplementary material


How will you use what you have learned today?

Acoustics in classroom.
In classroom practice.
To enhance our pupils with hearing aids learning experiences.
Supporting children more effectively.
Go back and tell colleagues.
I will take the info and apply directly to the classroom in terms of the way in which I communicate with the child and how much I do for them.
I will definitely sign up to Soundboard. It was full of useful tips and resources.
I will use it with the class teacher and we will implement quite a few things to help the boy we work with. We will also use the web addresses, which are brilliant.
Better understanding. (2)
Encourage more complex vocabulary.
Classroom strategies for listening.
I will use strategies identified to support learning. Encourage children to use more complex vocabulary.

How would you rate the following: Excellent = 1; Poor = 5

Clarity of presentation


Pacing of course/event


What was best about the course/event?

Practical help. Clear explanation.
The way in which the course was presented.
Interesting subject delivered well.
Gaining knowledge of language. Interacting with others and learning their Tier I, II, III experiences with other children.
Content very interesting and specific. Very valuable.
All excellent from how technology works to resources to improve support.
Diana - she was so knowledgeable and enthusiastic and gave her email for questions.
Enjoyed all of it! (2)
Learning so much valuable information on how deaf children see and hear the world.
Learnt lots about hearing loss and the working of the ear.
I learned a lot about deafness and CIs.
Very informative.

What, if anything, could have been improved about the course?

Nothing, beautifully presented.
Slightly rushed at end but no problem.

How did you hear about this course?

SSC Courses Brochure (1)
Co-ordinator/Line Manager (11)
SSC eBulletin (1)
Colleague (1)

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