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Rituelen en tradities in Vlaanderen
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De herkomst, gewoonten en gebruiken van alle tradities in Vlaanderen wordt hier beschreven en telkens geïllustreerd met een foto.

Leca staat voor  Landelijke expertisecentrum voor Cultuur van Alledag (voordien Volkskunde &helli
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The English Crown vs. Massachusetts

[This article is excerpted from Conceived in Liberty, volume 1, chapter 37, "The Restoration Crisis in New England." An MP3 audio file of this article, narrated by Floy Lilley, is available for download.]

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Getallenlijn : positief en negatief
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Een getallenlijn die je kan gebruiken op het digitaal schoolbord. Het varieert -50 tot +50. De negatieve getallen zijn rood, de positieve getallen zijn zwart.


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Geraldine the Giraffe Learns /al/ Sound
In this cute video, Geraldine the Giraffe learns about the sound /al/ . She learns to speak the sound correctly and finds things in her house that have the /al/ sound. She finds salt, hall, and wall. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review blending words and sounds in the elementary classroom. (2:11)
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Election Forum 2012 Proposition, Candidates, Issues
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Watch video of Marie Fortune present ”Wolves in Shepherd’s Clothing: The Institutional Crisis of Clergy Sexual Abuse” as part of the Divinity School’s Carpenter Lecture Series. Rev. Dr. Marie M. Fortune grew up in North Carolina where she received her undergraduate degree from Duke University. She received her seminary training at Yale Divinity School and waskeep reading »
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Babe Ruth was hired as the coach for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1937. Although the Dodgers didn't have a great season, Ruth managed to get the fans out to watch the Dodgers play. Eventually, a new manager, Leo Durocher, was hired and the Babe was out of baseball again. In this video clip, learn more about the career of Babe Ruth. (1:53)
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Nov. 20 - A look to the close of the European markets and a look ahead to the next day's trading, as well as what to expect from the Asian markets overnight.
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The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
A highlight of the nationwide Lincoln Bicentennial celebration is this unprecedented documentary on the life and legacy of the man widely considered one of the best – and most enigmatic – presidents.
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Learning outcomes

By the end of this unit you should be able to:

  • explain the meanings of the emboldened terms and use them appropriately;

  • describe the behaviour of wave packets when they encounter potential energy steps, barriers and wells;

  • describe how stationary-state solutions of the Schrödinger equation can be used to analyse scattering and tunnelling;

  • for a range of simple potential energy functions, obtain the solution of the time-independent Sc
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Numbers
This unit will help you understand more about real numbers and their properties. It will explain the relationship between real numbers and recurring decimals, explain irrational numbers and discuss inequalities. The unit will help you to use the Triangle Inequality, the Binomial Theorem and the Least Upper Bound Property. First published on Wed, 2
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6.4 Prospect theory

Kahneman and Tversky (1979) developed ‘prospect theory’ to describe this combination of risk and loss aversion. This suggests that whether an individual is risk seeking or risk averse will depend on where they are in relation to a personal reference point. The reference point divides the area where they feel as if they are in loss from the area where they feel they are in gain. This point is not usually zero, and will change over time. For example, a professional financial trader who is p
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6.2 A rational-economic perspective on risk

A rational-economic perspective generally represents risk as a combination of the expected magnitude of a gain or loss, combined with some probability distribution of anticipated outcomes. Economic ideas of risk behaviour are founded largely on expected utility theory. Expected utility theory predicts that investors will always be risk averse. The shape of the utility curve (utility plotted against increasing wealth) is such that utility increases with wealth, but at a declining rate. This is
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5.6 A way of dealing with social pressures: decoupling

Organisations often deal with these social pressures by decoupling responses to these different pressures. The need to appear legitimate in the eyes of important constituencies is met by actions and practices which have a purely ceremonial character: they are done for the sake of appearances and not with any real engagement. The example in Author(s): The Open University

Introduction

‘Environment’ is one of the more popular words in the management lexicon, most generally understood to be referring to ‘something outside’. But common usage today often interprets the Environment (with or without the capital ‘E’) as referring to the planetary ecosystem. On that basis the Environment includes such things as global warming, the state of the ozone layer, deforestation and the means of energy generation. Organisations need to coexist with their environment, responding
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1.4.1 PROMPT

There is so much information available on the Internet on every topic imaginable. But how do you know if it is any good? And if you find a lot more information than you really need, how do you decide what to keep and who to discard?

In this section we are going to introduce a simple checklist to help you to judge the quality of the information you find. Before we do this, spend a few minutes thinking about what is meant by information quality.

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Introduction

This unit, which contains material from the current Open University second level Politics course DD203 Power, Equality and Dissent, is pitched at the intermediate level. It should take you about 8 hours to study if you attempt the recommended exercises and make summary notes of its key points. Doing so will allow you to practise the crucial academic skill of summary and précis – extracting the gist of an argument – which will be of particular help if you go on to study in related
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4.1 Legacy technology

The aim of Section 5 is to examine some of the issues and problems which affect the devekopment of Internet, e-commerce and e-business applications.

The World Wide Web was developed as a way of dispensing documentation within the large research laboratory at CERN in Geneva. I am sure that the originator of the technology, Tim Berners-Lee, did not realise at that stage how it would expand and become a major component of our economic infrastructure. Because many of the developers o
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