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Where to go …What you will find …
AboutBasic information about the course. Start here.
AdministriviaCourse information for registered students at NC State University that each student must read.
Business ModelsThe most frequently read web page on the site.
ContactHow to reach Professor Michael Rappa.
DigitalProfessor.orgA blog for college instructors and education professionals who use this site.
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The E-Commerce education program web site at NC State.
ForumA place to discuss topics related to the course.
HomeThe course home page. Bookmark it.
Jump to…  Introduction  Navigation  Design  Analytics  Models  Markets  Automata  Auctions  Channels  Trust  Security  Privacy  IP  Governance  Ethics  ——-  Cases  Lectures Navigation menu to jump to each subject module of the course.
Note to InstructorsInformation for college instructors and education professionals who use this site.
NoticesLastest news from the instructor.
Open CoursewareAbout the concept of “open courseware”, on which this site is based.
PodcastsAudio guides to the discussion topics produced in the MP3 format. The guides are available as podcasts for RSS subscription using an audio application such as iTunes.
Printer-friendlyThe current page without images (i.e., text only), provides a convenient way to print a page.
Review ExercisesOnline exercises for each topic module. Requires access to WebAssign.
RSSRSS is a family of XML file formats for web syndication (learn more). You can subcribe to the site feed using a RSS reader and automatically receive notices from the instructor.
ScheduleThe timetable for the course as it is taught each semester at NC State.
SearchSearch the site using a keyword or phrase query.
Study TipsHelpful advice for non-registered distance learners.
System RequirementsMinimum systems requirements for webcasted video lectures.
Terms of UseInformation about terms of use, copyright and permissions.
WebcastsGuest lectures that are videotaped and webcasted.