University of Edinburgh

SSC Course 7: Music and Cochlear Implants in the Early Years

Presented on Thursday, 15th September 2016

Course evaluation summary

Number of Participants: 10
Number of Respondents: 9

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?

In my own practice, also sharing with colleagues (multidisciplinary team) and parents.
Children with hearing impairment (HI) or cochlear implants (CIs).
Use some of the resources with my toddlers. Focus more on clapping/stamping rhythms.
Develop some of the materials we already have in place and explore how to use ideas from workshop.
Use music as a listening cue. Make use of the resources.
Will take ideas back to school. Look online at different resources and raise awareness to the benefits of music for pupils with HI.
Excellent ideas and resources to use with a particular child.
Increased use of music within sessions.
Use the practical ideas and resources in my setting.

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

Clarity of presentation


Pacing of course/event


What was best about the course/event?

Philosophy and science behind use of music to enhance listening/language skills. Also, resources - great to have practical exposure to these.
Practical sessions and science of CIs. Particularly enjoyed presentations by Jane.
Suggested resources and how they can be used.
Great ideas and suggestions.
The interactive resources in the afternoon.
Information sharing with other professionals and more knowledge about CIs.
Practical ideas and tips.
Practical session.

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

Nothing - very impressed with the whole course. Thank you.
Sound in room - Soundfield system?
Very good - wouldn't change anything.

How did you hear about this course?

Course Info Email from SSC: 4
Co-ordinator/Line Manager: 2
Colleague: 2
SSC Website: 1