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Most recent update: November 5, 2005 at 11:00 p.m. Atlantic Time (GMT-4)
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The Ramp The java simulation allows the user to investigate work and energy properties while a virtual man pushes objects up a ramp. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on November 5, 2005 at 11:30 a.m..


Avian Influenza: Responding to the Threat of a Regional Pandemic Avian Influenza is an infectious disease of birds. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that Avian Influenza may evolve into a human influenza strain that could cause disease worldwide. Australia is working closely with countries in the region such as Indonesia, China, Cambodia, Vietnam and Thailand to provide support and technical expertise to combat recent outbreaks of Avian Influenza. From Recent Items on November 5, 2005 at 10:30 a.m..


Using a Wiki for a Collaborative Essay An assignment on using wikis to produce a collaborative essay created using a wiki by Lange and Paterson as part of the University of Edinburgh 2004/05 course: An Introduction to Digital Environments for Learning. Topics include: how to go about setting up the wiki, technical aspects, examples of use in teaching, reasons for using a wiki; problems, blockages and recommendations, and future uses. The content is also available through WikiWebs. From EdNA Online on November 5, 2005 at 8:30 a.m..


Feedreader FeedReader is a lightweight open source RSS news reader and aggregator that supports RSS and ATOM formats. FeedReader is customisable and can be re-branded, built upon or tailored to specific needs. From EdNA Online on November 5, 2005 at 4:45 a.m..


NewzCrawler The NewzCrawler desktop information tool provides an rss/atom reader, news aggregator and blog client. Academic discounts are available for non-profit agencies and academic institutions. Users are able to post questions, suggestion, comments and notes on the NewzCrawler web forum. From EdNA Online on November 5, 2005 at 3:37 a.m..


Hitwise Intelligence Analyst Weblogs Data and commentary on online trends and search behaviour from Hitwise, an online competitive intelligence service that measures Internet usage behaviour on websites over many industries on a daily basis. Analysts from the Hitwise Research Group find interesting stories, case studies and applications within the Hitwise dataset and write about their findings on their weblogs. From EdNA Online on November 5, 2005 at 3:37 a.m..


Principles based accounting This article, published in the CPA Journal does an excellent job of describing both rules-based (currently used by the FASB) and principles-based accounting (as proposed after the Enron and other scandals). From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on November 4, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


CPA Class.com this is a very comprehensive site that contains significant material including links to both summaries and full text of most of the major pronouncements by the FASB and its predecessor organizations. It also contains links to what it identifies as the "Financial Statements Project." On this page of the site you can find an extensive listing of financial ratios, and a guide to understanding financials which is pretty well done. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on November 4, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


value based management.net This is a site that contains concise summaries of manjor management methods, models, and theories. The summaries are well written and succint. It is a very good site when you want students to do compare and contrast types of assignments. It contains summaries of many of the classics as wel as up-to-date theories, models, and methods From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on November 4, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


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