Information and Assistive Technologies for the Instructors of Visually Impaired

Post Graduate Certificate in Information and Assistive Technologies for the Instructors of Visually Impaired PGCIATIVI

It provides an opportunity for educating and training the instructors of the visually impaired. The programme equips the learners in the use of modern and updated information and assistive technologies. Provides experience in acquiring skills & competencies. Certification will help in getting gainful employment in this emerging and challenging area.

Objectives:

  • To sensitize the learners in understanding people with visual impairment.
  • To orient the learners about assistive and informative technologies in general and for people with visual impairment in particular;
  • To equip the learners in the use of assistive and information technologies in teaching people with visual impairment;
  • To provide learners experience in acquiring skills and competencies in facilitating learning in people with visual impairment.

Eligibility:

i) Bachelor degree in Computer Science from a recognized university (BCA/BSc-Computer Science)

OR

ii) Bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognized university with a diploma/certificate in Computer Science

OR

iii) Bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognized university subject to the condition that PGCIATIVI will only be awarded after successfully completing the CIT programme from IGNOU.

Medium of Instruction: English

Duration: Minimum 6 months and Maximum 2 Years, offered in both January & July cycle of admissions.

Fee Structure: Rs 5,400/- for full programme

Programme Details:

Course Code Course Title Nature of Course Credits Download
MVEI 11 Understanding the Learner Integrated 4
MVEI 12 Assistive and Adaptive Technologies Integrated 4
MVEI 13 Software’s for Visually Impaired Integrated 4
MVEI 14 Communication Skills Integrated 4
Total 16

Practical: This programme has practical components.

 

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