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08:25 Jul 24, 2000
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: plan diferenciado / plan electivo / concentración
The first two opposed to a General Syllabus or Curriculum / all in a certificate

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naSee belowLeonardo Lamarche
naindependent study, customized (study) program,Heathcliff



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independent study, customized (study) program,

or "customized course of study" -- implying that the coursework in question has been tailored to fit a specific purpose not addressed in the general curriculum. -- "Plan electivo" = elective program (i.e., courses that are not required for a specific degree). -- "Concentracion de notas" = literally "grade (or "mark") concentration," which might mean that grades or marks for several courses have been combined into a single grade or mark. But I'm afraid that's just a guess... Best, HC

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I assume all the terms are related to studies. That being the case: Plan Diferenciado = Differentiated Plan; Plan Electivo = Elective Plan; Concentración = Concentration. References: The first two see URL below.
Concentration is a term used (for example) when getting a Master Degree or PHD and refers that more courses are taken in a specific area of the fielñd of study; such as an MBA (Master of Business Administration) with concentration in Finance, or Marketing, or Production, Etc. I tend to believe the names in spanish were taken from USA English. Hope it helps.

    Reference: http://www.ccar-greenlink.org/education/artcles/principle.ht...
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