The Centers for Information Media Studies were created to maintain Aichi
University’s information learning environment and to encourage computerization
in the University’s various fields of education and research. By taking
advantage of the Centers, University students gain information literacy,
becoming familiar with technologies that they can use in their learning
environment and gaining knowledge about information technologies that they will
be able to put to immediate use in today’s information-driven society.
Together, the three Centers—one at each campus—provide a total of approximately
1,200 computers for student use. All computers are connected to the University’s
LAN as well as to the Internet.
The Centers’ training labs and multimedia classrooms are used for a wide range
of purposes, including classroom instruction such as information processing
seminars; sending and receiving email; searching the Internet; writing reports
and theses; holding courses conducted by the Centers on basic applications such
as email, word processing, and spreadsheet software; and holding qualification
examination preparation courses conducted by the Extension Center.
Between them, the three Centers for Information Media Studies provide a
total of approximately 1,200 computers. All are connected to the
University’s LAN as well as to the Internet.
Student advisors are available at the Centers to help students with computer
and network problems, allowing even beginners to use computers with peace of
In addition to computers for email and Internet use, the Centers provide an
extensive selection of audiovisual technologies including video, CD, LD, and
DVD equipment. Students can use these media zones for relaxation as well as
Information processing courses
All faculties conduct information processing courses where instructors teach
everything from basic computer operation to advanced programming. Here
students gain the skills they’ll need in today’s information-driven society.
The Centers’ Multimedia classrooms are used for a wide range of purposes,
including classroom instruction such as information processing seminars;
sending and receiving email; searching the Internet; writing reports and
theses; and holding qualification examination preparation courses.
The Centers hold free-of-charge courses that teach students how to use key
word processor, spreadsheet, and presentation applications, providing skills
that will be useful not only as they make presentations and write reports
during their academic careers but also when they find employment after