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5.4 A dimensional model of religion

Given the problems of devising a succinct definition of religion, some contemporary scholars have produced broader profiles of religion without claiming to identify one distinguishing characteristic. One example of this kind of approach is the seven-dimensional model of religion proposed by Ninian Smart, a specialist in the study of world religions. Smart argues that, if his model is adequate, ‘then we do not need to worry greatly about further definition of religion’ (Smart, 1989, p. 21)
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Bob Morrison on Arts Education | 09/13/10
In a special back to school edition, producer Susan Wallner talks to Bob Morrison, founder of Music for All, VH1’s Save the Music Foundation, and Quadrant Arts Education Research. He’s one of the nation’s foremost movers and shakers in the field of arts education, and he has the data to show why the arts are so important to students in the 21st century. Morrison also describes the “Glee” effect.
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SAT Prep: Test 8, Section 2, Part 3
Students, improve your math SAT score! The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to model problems. This video is appropriate for high school students. Uses a textbook (the official SAT study guide) commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen. Problems 9-14 starting on page 841.
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A Digital Tool for Customized Mass Housing Design
Innovative design approaches are needed for mass housing implementations. Especially increasing interaction between user and designer is major important in the design decisions of these buildings. For this, it is seriously necessary to benefit from technological advances in computational designs, because digital tools like shape grammar, cellular automata, genetic algorithm, l-systems and agent-based models in this field provide not only to save time and to manage the relationships but also to g
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • demonstrate knowledge of how hieroglyphs were used to represent numbers and the nature of the problems that have survived

  • understand that Egyptian calculation was fundamentally additive. Operations such as doubling and halving being used for multiplication and division

  • appreciate the advanced understanding of mathematics in Ancient Egypt in relation to the manipulation of fractions

  • co
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6.4 Summary of Section 6

  • The Labour government introduced a Greater London Authority (Referendum) Bill in 1997. The referendum took place in 1998. A Mayor and Assembly for London were first elected in 2000.The eight English regions have a tripartite structure with responsibilities and powers divided in each region between the Government Office for the region (GO), the Regional Development Agency (RDA) and the Regional Chamber (most of which have now renamed themselves as Regional Assem
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SAT Math Question #5
In this video, the instructor uses a white board to work out sample SAT math problems from the Princeton Review workbook. Instructor shows actual problem in book.
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4. Music and learning

‘In music the sages found pleasure, and saw that it could be used to make the hearts of the people good. Because of the deep influence it exerts on man, and the change it produces in manners and customs, the ancient kings caused it to be one of the subjects of instruction.’

Confucius (551–479 BCE)

Dr Georgi Lozanov has done considerable research into the effects of music on learning,
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3 The elusiveness of consciousness

Consciousness is, in a sense, the most familiar thing in the world: our lives consist of a succession of conscious experiences. Yet consciousness can also seem elusive and mysterious, and this section contains some activities designed to highlight this. Here is a simple exercise to start us off.

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Battlefield "Pearl Harbour" (Part 4/10)
Pearl Harbour and The Fall of ( Malaya ) Singapore(Part 1 of 10) The infamous Japanese attack on the US naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii was one of the most significant events of World War II. Brilliantly planned and executed though it was the attack bought the mighty USA into the war with disastrous consequences for the Axis powers. Meanwhile in Malaya, the Japanese Army was sweeping through the country towards the vital British base at Singapore.
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5.5 Entrepreneur

From this it is clear that money is a key requirement for transforming an invention into an innovation. Money pays for the people and equipment needed to refine the invention into a practical working prototype, and money pays for manufacturing it.

A key role in providing this vital monetary support is played by the entrepreneur. This is a persuasive individual or group providing the resources and organisation necessary to turn the invention into an innovation.

Entrepreneurs
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Acknowledgements

Except for third party materials and otherwise stated (see terms and conditions), this content is made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 Licence.

The material acknowledged below is Proprietary and used under licence (not subject
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Next steps

After completing this course you may wish to study another OpenLearn course or find out more about this topic. Here are some suggestions:

If you wish to study formally at The Open University, you may wish to explore the courses we offer in this curriculum area:

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2.14 Summing up

Activity 13

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Dr. Peterson concludes the audio sequence with a summary of all the points covered.


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Our future: understanding the big picture
Dr James Martin, founder of the James Martin 21st Century School at the University of Oxford, explain why decision-makers need to look at the global big picture to avoid world catastrophe.
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5.2.2 Viscous behaviour

Viscous flow is not recoverable. When the stress is removed from a viscous fluid the strain remains. Hence the work energy is not returned to the forcing agency and has to be otherwise dissipated. Figure 45 illustrates this schematically by showing the strain response in such a viscous material when a simple stress history has
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2.1 Unfamiliar words

Salim, Erin, Lewis and Kate all mentioned various difficulties encountered as they read the Layard article. Perhaps your experience was similar. If so, how did you respond? Was your progress held up, or did you manage to keep going? With lots of reading to do, it is important to have ways of finding your way round the obstacles you encounter.

Kate was put off by the word ‘paradox’ and Erin did not know what ‘marginal tax’ meant. I, too, noted down ‘real income’, ‘norm’,
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Rekensprong 4 : Extra oefeningen bij rekensprong zes
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Extra oefeningen bij rekensprong zes van de methode Rekensprong 4:

  • De omtrek berekenen van veelhoeken,
  • Het gemiddelde berekenen,
  • Delers en veelvouden van een getal noteren,
  • Gelijkwaardige …

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Order Whole Numbers with StudyJams
Whether you are putting scores in order to figure out who won the game or dates in order for a histor project, being able to order whole numbers is important.  These step-by-step strategies from StudyJams will make it a cinch!  A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this interactive link.
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6.2.1 Studio conventions in street photography

Activity 23

Look at Images 81 and 82. Given your knowledge of conventional studio portraiture, can you see any similarities between studio and street practice?

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