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22:22 Jun 19, 2017
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Education / Pedagogy / tertiary education
Dutch term or phrase: Flexstudent
Following on from my previous question re "flexstuderen", the other term I'm trying to nail down is "flexstudent". I suspect the feedback from the former will guide me in determining the solution for this term, but it could work in reverse, too. Hence the posting of this term.

I look forward to your prompt feedback/suggestions.

Cheers,
R.
Robert Kleemaier
Canada
Local time: 22:05
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Summary of answers provided
3 +3flexible learning studentBarend van Zadelhoff


  

Answers


48 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +3
flexstudent
flexible learning student


Explanation:
Being a flexible learning student

However, being a flexible student does mean bringing and maintaining a strong personal commitment to your study. You will need to be disciplined and self-motivated in order to succeed as a ‘flexi’ student. It’s up to you, guided by your lecturer, to independently keep up with the learning materials, readings and online activities as the course progresses through the semester. Developing a good time-management strategy at the start of the course is essential to ensure you set up good study habits and allocate enough time each week to dedicate to your study.

https://moodle2.education.auckland.ac.nz/mod/page/view.php?i...

Flexible learning is a principle of practice in formal education, concerned with increasing flexibility in the requirements, time and location of study, teaching, assessment and certification [1]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flexible_learning

Flexible learning offers you the option of only paying tuition fees for the courses that you plan to take within the degree programme. On 1 September, a Flexible Learning pilot will be launched for a number of UvA degree programmes.

http://www.uva.nl/shared-content/studentensites/uva-studente...


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Note added at 50 mins (2017-06-19 23:13:11 GMT)
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Same link:

As a flexible learning student, you have the same rights as a regular student; the Teaching and Examination Regulations of the relevant degree programme apply.

Registration
You can register from 8 May, when re-enrolment commences, by ticking the 'flexible learning' option in Studielink.

http://www.uva.nl/shared-content/studentensites/uva-studente...


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Note added at 1 hr (2017-06-19 23:27:38 GMT)
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My pleasure.

flexstuderen - would be: flexible learning

Good luck.

Barend van Zadelhoff
Netherlands
Local time: 07:05
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
PRO pts in category: 28
Notes to answerer
Asker: Hi, Barend. I searched originally under "flex*" + "studying"/"stud*". I didn't think of "learning" as an option. Thx for the feedback!


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Tina Vonhof: Great explanation and refs.
3 hrs
  -> Dank je, Tina.

agree  Jack den Haan: Good research. I would have preferred the use of hyphen (flexible-learning student), but the trend in English nowadays seems to be otherwise. // Het gaat om een samengesteld bijv. naamwoord. Zie bijv. http://www.grammarbook.com/punctuation/hyphens.asp .
9 hrs
  -> Dank je, Jack. Mijn gevoel zegt geen hyphen hier, maar ik zou het mis kunnen hebben.// Een keer uitgezocht, het kwam er zo'n beetje op neer: gebruik alleen een hyphen, of geen hyphen, bij dubbelzinnigheid /adjective noun noun: https://tinyurl.com/yc4zlb7m

agree  Natasha Ziada
1 day5 hrs
  -> Dank je, Natasha.
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