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Microsoft Word Tutorial

The purpose of this tutorial is to cover some of the less familiar aspects of Microsoft Word, such as adjusting autocorrect options, creating tables, changing header and footer information, and applying security features to your documents (and much more). The tutorial should be useful to faculty, staff, and students within CHASS and should serve to expand participants' knowledge of and abilities with the software.

Microsoft PowerPoint Tutorial

The purpose of this tutorial is to cover most of the functionality of Microsoft Powerpoint, such as applying various design templates, including graphics and multimedia into the presentation, using slide animation, and much more. It should be useful to faculty and staff within CHASS and should serve to expand participants' knowledge of and abilities with the software.

Camstudio Tutorial

This tutorial is intended to assist with navigating Camstudio, and direct users to change appropriate settings to allow optimal recording performance.

Introduction to SPSS

The Introduction to SPSS tutorial is designed primarily as an introduction to the software for lab assistants and graduate students not already familiar with SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences), but may be useful to anyone who works with statistical analysis.

Introduction to PSPP

The purpose of this tutorial is to provide information on how to use the basic functions of PSPP, an open-source statistical analysis software program.

Creating Your Web Presence

The purpose of this tutorial is to provide you with an overview of the recommended options available at NCSU for creating and maintaining a web presence for course information and material, research information, publications, and other pertinent information.

CHASS Developed Software

CHASS IT maintains several applications available for use on CHASS websites. This page gives an overview of those applications, with links to FAQs for each application. Please send a message to chass_webdev@ncsu.edu with any questions.

News System

Allows members of the NCSU community to submit news articles that can then be displayed on CHASS websites

Calendar System

Allows members of the NCSU community to submit upcoming events that can then be displayed on CHASS websites

Faculty and Staff Application

Faculty and staff members can update various personal information and control how it is displayed on their websites.

Content Management System (CMS) - Most Recent Version

Site admins can update their websites from inside the browser.  This tutorial is for sites in the most recent version of the template (the same styles as the main CHASS site).

Content Management System (CMS) - Older Version

Site admins can update their websites from inside the browser.  This tutorial is for sites that are using the older version of the template.

Edit Page Info

Site admins can upload and change banner images, and also add META information each web page (required for the site to be 100% accessible

Campus Services

Voiceboard Under Moodle

The purpose of this tutorial is to provide a brief overview of how the Voiceboard type functionality in Moodle works.  This functionality replaces our previous Wimba service.