PGCIATIVI : POST GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN INFORMATION AND ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGIES FOR THE INSTRUCTORS OF VISUALLY IMPAIRED

Programme Type CERTIFICATE
Mode Open Distance Learning
School School of Education
Duration 0 Year, 6 Months
Medium ENGLISH
Specialization Information and Assistive Technology
Description

It provides 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 the 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 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.

Fee Structure

Rs 5,400/- for full programme.

Programme Coordinator Prof. D. Venkateshwarlu, dvenkatesh@ignou.ac.in, Ph. : 011-29572962

Course Details


Course Code

Course Title

Nature of Course

Credits

 

 

 

 

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

Regional & Study Centre Details

Regional Centre Study Centre
MADURAI 2516P: SRI RAMAKRISHNA MISSION VIDYALAYA COLLEGE OF EDU. (2516P)
VARANASI 27109: KAMACHHA CAMPUS, BHU, VARANASI (27109)
ARMY-PUNE 5404: TRG BN-1, BOMBAY SAPPERS (5404)
ARMY-UDHAMPUR 5501: HRDC HQ NORTHERN COMMAND (5501)
DELHI 1 (MOHAN ESTATE (SOUTH DELHI)) 0743: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR BLINDS (743)