Introduction to the Talking in Time training software

Invitation

You are cordially invited to attend an introduction to the Talking in Time training software.

This has been developed as part of a project carried out by staff at the University of Sheffield and the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in collaboration with cochlear implant users from the South Yorkshire region. It is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council.

Event details

  • Time: Friday 27 February 2015, 10.30 a.m. – 3.30 p.m.
  • Place: Humanities Research Institute, Gell Street, University of Sheffield (map)
  • Refreshments: Light refreshments including a buffet lunch will be provided.
  • Cost: There is no charge for this event (or for the software). Additionally, financial assistance with travel may be available – please mention when registering.

Registration

To register, please select one of the following options:

The deadline for registration is 10am on Tuesday 24th February 2015.

Outline of the day

10.30 – Coffee and registration

11.00 – Morning activities

  • Talking in Time: what it is and who we are
  • Participating in conversations: issues for CI users
  • How conversations work: taking turns (or not!)
  • Q & A on participating in conversations

12.30  – Light lunch

1.00 – Afternoon activities

  • Developing software with the help of CI users: how we set about it
  • Our Focus Group of CI users: how we worked together
  • A tour of the “Talking in Time” software
  • Q & A on “Talking in time”
  • What next?

2.45 – Tea, cake, and a chance to try out the software

3.30 – Finish

Project team

  • Dr Harriet Crook
    Lead Clinical Scientist, Neurotology, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Ms Erica Bradley
    Speech and Language Therapist, Neurotology, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Professor Bill Wells
    Department of Human Communication Sciences, University of Sheffield
  • Professor Guy Brown
    Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield
  • Amy Beeston
    Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield
  • Dr Emina Kurtic
    Departments of Computer Science and Human Communication Sciences, University of Sheffield

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