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

“Free” as a Business Model

Toshiya Jitsuzumi
Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies, Chuo University

Tadashi OkamotoThe value of free content is high for consumers. There is a significant gap in demand between a service that is offered for one penny and a service that is offered for free. This is known as the "penny gap." Because of this, there are numerous services today that are offered for free. [ More ]

(May. 10)

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Education course

Considering the Issue of Falsification of Public Records
— from the Perspective of a Historical Researcher

Junichi Miyama
Associate Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Modern Japanese History and Archival Science

Junichi MiyamaRecently, news regarding the management of public records is frequently reported in newspapers, television programs, and Internet news. Some examples are the Moritomo Gakuen scandal, KAKE Educational Institution scandal and the cover-up of daily logs by Japan’s Self-Defense Force. These scandals are embarrassing incidents which reveal the low level of Japanese government and administration.  [ More ]

(May. 24)

Education course

Organic Chemistry Literature Museum – Organic Chemistry in Literature Works

Shinichi Fukuzawa
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Area of Specialization: Organic Synthetic Chemistry

Shinichi FukuzawaOrganic chemistry, owing to its difficult chemical structural formulas, may be an academic field that the public keeps distance from, even if they have some knowledge of chemistry. However, organic compounds are everywhere around people, ranging from dyes, perfumes, medicines to liquid crystals and organic EL, and are indispensable components of modern daily life.  [ More ]

(May. 17)

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

Coming into My Own as a Female Lawyer— Life as a Small-town Lawyer at the Kumagaya Branch

Aoi Namaizawa
Attorney
Instructor of Legal Practice, Chuo Law School

Aoi Namaizawa“I’m so glad that I chose you as my lawyer.”“I really appreciate all of your kindness.”Words which support me all come from my clients or defendants.  [ More ]

(Jun. 21)