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About CAST:

Community Area Social Indicators Template (CAST) is an educational website to assist students of urban affairs and community development in learning how to create community social profiles using indicators, including those available in online databases such as the US Census... The website is the idea of Professor Robert J.S. Ross and implemented by staff members of the Clark University Information and Technology Services.

An Overview of CAST:

CAST Website is developed to assist students to create community profiles using Social Indicators. The exercises each use a Template for calculating or extracting data from primary sources. . The Website consists of a Homepage and N indicators pages. On the left of the website is the navigation bar containing Home, Help and Indicators. Home gives a brief view of CAST with general information about this site. Help serves as a more detailed page which will instruct students how to use the CAST website. The Indicators page will take students directly to the any of the indicators for exercises and calculation.

To see how to use this web site - Click on the Help button on the left side.


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