Python language is incredibly easy to use and learn for new beginners and newcomers. The python language is one of the most accessible programming languages available because it has simplified syntax and not complicated, which gives more emphasis on natural language.
Python language is the first choice for many programmers and students due to the main reason for python being in high demand in the development market. Students and developers always look forward to learning a language that is in high demand. Python is undoubtedly the hottest cake in the market now.
About the Course
Students are introduced to computer science and programming concepts using Python, one of the most popular languages for getting started with computer programming.Our training starts with instructor based teaching using Coursera/ University of Michigan curriculum and on completion earn Coursera / University of Michigan Certificates.Our Faculty members are senior professionals from IT industries sharing their rich practical experience alongside teaching.
After the introductory course, students move on to mentor based project activities, getting additional training on working on actual / live projects. Vision Aid also mentors interested students in advanced courses on Python and data science.Vision-Aid provides opportunities and encouragement to students to participate in Python coding competitions like Hackathon enabling the experience of working with industry professionals and University students and develop confidence and inspiration to work as a team.
Vision Aid has trained around 65 students in Python programming in the past two years.
To join our Python course, please watch out for our announcement which we do twice in a calendar year.
Course details for virtual class room model
Vision-Aid offers one-on-one teaching model as well as Class room model where a batch of 10 -12 students join the virtual class room.
- The class timings will be 2 hours duration during weekends.
- Guidance and monitoring on homework, assignments and practical assessments will be during weekdays.
- Students are required to submit all weekly homework assignments on time.
- Once admitted a student MUST commit to attending all classes regularly without exception. Any student who misses more than 2 classes without prior written permission from the program coordinator may be dropped from the course.
Prerequisites for applying for this course
- Desktop or laptop computer with reliable internet connectivity.
- Motivation and dedication.
- Discipline for focused learning and commitment to spend minimum of 10 hours per week.
- Commitment to pursue higher level courses in Python for at least two years to become job worthy for IT industries, for which Vision Aid will provide mentor ship
- Good communication skills.
Desirable Skills :-
- Exposure to programming concepts
- Familiarity with other computer languages like C, C++
- Applications duly filled and submitted will be shortlisted based on prerequisites and desirable factors.
- Shortlisted candidates will go through a screening test for logical reasoning and basic mathematics.
- Successful candidates from the screening test will be personally interviewed over the Zoom meeting app.
- Candidates who are selected after the interviews will be enrolled into the course.
Vision-Aid’s “Python Team” gearing up for new program launch
Ravi Rastogi is a board member of Vision Aid since 2016. He is involved in coordinating “teaching online programming course” for vision impaired students. Currently, Ravi is a Technical Staff at MIT-Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA. Prior to joining MIT-Lincoln Lab, he worked at Intel Corp. Ravi also served as the President of IITAGNE, Director of IAGB, Board Member of AVS-New England, and Core Team Member of 2016 PAN-IIT Conference.
Saheel graduated with a BTech and MS degrees in Computer Science degrees from IIT Madras and UC Davis, California, respectively. Currently Saheel is working at Microsoft from their Hyderabad campus. Apart from programming, Saheel enjoys listening to music, reading fiction, and going on drives with friends.
Shobha Sudhir has been teaching and mentoring visually impaired and at-risk individuals for many years. She is passionate about various causes. She is involved with many different non-profits serving a variety of different causes. Shobha has diverse experience. She has an M.S in computer science and an MBA. She has more than two decades of experience working as a scientist and an engineer in various industries.
Dr. Sonal Patel
Sonal is a life long learner on MOOCs. She believes in power of education that is available for everyone that truly empowers, when one is committed to learn to become a ‘better version’ of themself by taking control of their own learning.
Dr. Swaroop Vattam
Ujwala Phene is a volunteer Director of Vision-Aid. Ujwala works as a Director Product Management at a leading Financial firm. She holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from Mumbai University. Ujwala has been a volunteer at Vision-Aid since its inception. She also volunteers at Neighbors Who Care, a Waltham based non-profit that helps elderly people. Ujwala enjoys Yoga and taking long walks in her free time.