Roundtable with Joban Kosan Chairman and Executive Director Kazuhiko Saito and Class of 2014 Graduates :Reflecting the path to recovery and post-quake Tohoku

OpinionIndex

Every Japanese should learn finance now

Hiroshi Fujiki
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Area of Specialization:Monetary Economics

Hiroshi FujikiThirty years ago, Japanese workers could expect that the Japanese government and their workplace would take reasonable care of their retirement savings. They did not even feel like learning much about the details of the financial products to accumulate their retirement savings.  [ More ]

(Dec. 7)

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Education course

Get the Feeling of Traveling from Ukiyo-e

Manabu Tsuzuki
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Area of Specialization: Developmental Psychology

Tatsuya KitaiTravel programs are often shown on television. These programs feature leisure strolls through neighborhoods, travel through unfamiliar regions by transferring on different bus lines, trips to remote hot springs, and stays at luxurious Japanese inns. Some programs show beautiful scenery through the windows of trains and others feature interaction with local residents. Trips in both Japan and overseas are featured.  [ More ]

(Feb. 8)

Education course

Between Human Beings and Data—The Locus of Privacy

Hiroshi Miyashita
Associate Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Constitutional Law, Comparative Constitutional Law, Information Law

Tatsuya KitaiHuman beings create data every day.
How much data did you create today? Using an IC card at the train station you used, checking news on your smartphone while riding the train, exchanging emails with your coworkers, sending a message to your family, giving a Like to a photograph that your friend posted on SNS, searching the internet for information on a restaurant that you want to go to this weekend and a new product that you want to buy, checking location information when going to a new place, etc.  [ More ]

(Jan. 11)

EducationIndex

Do educators have pre-established knowledge?

Junichi Nakamoto
Specially Appointed Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Theory of School Education, Theory of Teacher Training, Theory of Social Studies Education

Junichi NakamotoIn school and college education, educators are always mulling over how to instruct learners effectively. I have given this title as an essential question toward educators, and many scholars have discussed it. As I train teachers in this university, I would like to focus on this question by going back to the basics. [ More ]

(Apr. 7)

PeopleIndex

Close Relationship Between Law and Real Estate

Masako Nagamori
Lawyer

Hiroshi IguchiAfter all is said and done, I have spent my entire career working in real estate, from the time that I got my first job after graduating university to my current age in my mid-50s. Currently, I work as an in-house lawyer in the legal department of Xymax Corporation. Our company conducts business in property management and other areas of real estate, as well as hotels and travel.  [ More ]

(Feb. 1)