University of Edinburgh
 

Ask the expert Professor Gordon Dutton

Presented on Tuesday 5 May 2009

Course evaluation summary

Number of Participants: 8
Number of Respondents: 8

Overall Assessment

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

Enhancement to your expertise

1.25

Content and supplementary material

1.5

How will you use what you have learned today?

General improvement of my own knowledge.
This will improve my knowledge of the conditions affecting the children I work with.
I will be able to pass on knowledge gained to colleagues and use it in my own work with VI children.
Answered many direct questions for some of the pupils on my caseload - will use them when I go back.
Hopefully work with my child to develop his abilities, using his vision.
Adjust/adapt assessment strategies. Further reading of literature discussed to develop my knowledge and understanding.
To inform practice, knowledge and understanding.

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

Clarity of presentation

1.25

Pacing of course/event

1.25

What was best about the course/event?

100% tailored to needs.
Professor Dutton and the way he is able to explain. It was good to have parents present.
The personalisation of the course.
Relevance of pupils I work with.
Able to ask any questions.
Being able to discuss particular issues relevant to own role and pick up ideas from others. Also be able to share strategies, confirm I'm doing the right strategies.
Informal and knowledgeable presentation.

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

Nothing.
More time!

Any other comments regarding the course?

Thank you.
Excellent opportunity. Small number attending but all the better for us!

Excellent = 1 Poor = 5

Convenience of venue

 

2

Quality of venue

1.63

 

Have you made use of the website? If yes:

FREQUENCY

 

HELPFUL

Weekly<

Monthly

Less Often

No Response

Yes

No

No Response

2

1

2

3

4

 

4

How did you hear about this course?

SSC Courses Brochure. (4)
Course Leaflet Mailshot. (1)
SSC Newsletter. (1)
Colleague. (1)
Other: Contact with presenter. (1)

What other CPD training would you like the SSC to provide?

Information relating to Braille use/policy for using. Deciding when to start teaching.
Anything on aids for visually impaired children.

Outcomes Assessment

Chartered Teacher Standard components:
VERY USEFUL = 1 NOT USEFUL = 5

your professional values and personal commitment

1.25

your professional knowledge and understanding

1

your professional and personal attributes

1.25