Institute of Education and Research (IER), University of Rajshahi has a well furnished computer lab which provides computer using opportunities to 20 persons at a time. The computer lab was established in 2010 on the first floor of Syed Ismail Hossain Siraji Bhavan, room no. 206 (kha). It is facilitated with the university’s high speed landline internet connection and a wifi network. Students of IER are allowed to use the computers and internet connection sitting in this lab. The lab opens at 9.00 am and closes at 5.00 pm every day except Fridays, Saturdays and university holidays.
IER provides different computer related course to its Bachelor of Education (Hons) and Master of Education students, named Information and Communication Technology in Education. The courses contain basic ICT knowledge and skills for educational purposes.
Though these are introductory course, they acquaint students with the application of ICT in pedagogy such as multimedia presentations, internet browsing for educational information and web-based resources, computer aides learning software. The students also get familiar with personal and socio-ethical issues at local and global perspective of ICT in education and their applications.