Differentiation may refer to:
  • Differentiation (mathematics), the process of finding a derivative
  • Differentiated instruction
    Differentiated instruction
    Differentiated instruction involves providing students with different avenues to acquiring content; to processing, constructing, or making sense of ideas; and to developing teaching materials so that all students within a classroom can learn effectively, regardless of differences in...

     in education
  • Cellular differentiation
    Cellular differentiation
    In developmental biology, cellular differentiation is the process by which a less specialized cell becomes a more specialized cell type. Differentiation occurs numerous times during the development of a multicellular organism as the organism changes from a simple zygote to a complex system of...

     in biology
  • Planetary differentiation
    Planetary differentiation
    In planetary science, planetary differentiation is the process of separating out different constituents of a planetary body as a consequence of their physical or chemical behaviour, where the body develops into compositionally distinct layers; the denser materials of a planet sink to the center,...

     in planetary science
  • Inductive reasoning aptitude
    Inductive reasoning aptitude
    Inductive reasoning is a measurable aptitude for how well a person can identify a pattern within a large amount of data. Measurement is generally done in a timed test by showing four pictures or words and asking the test taker to identify which of the pictures or words does not belong in the set....

     in psychology
  • Igneous differentiation
    Igneous differentiation
    In geology, igneous differentiation is an umbrella term for the various processes by which magmas undergo bulk chemical change during the partial melting process, cooling, emplacement or eruption.-Primary melts:...

     in geology
  • Product differentiation
    Product differentiation
    In economics and marketing, product differentiation is the process of distinguishing a product or offering from others, to make it more attractive to a particular target market. This involves differentiating it from competitors' products as well as a firm's own product offerings...

     in marketing
  • Differentiation (linguistics)
    Differentiation (linguistics)
    Differentiation in semantics is defined by Löbner as a meaning shift reached by "adding concepts to the original concepts". His example is James Joyce is hard to understand, where understand is differentiated from "perceiving the meaning" to "interpret the text meaning".A related meaning shift is...

  • Differentiation (sociology)
    Differentiation (sociology)
    Differentiation is a term in system theory From the viewpoint of this theory, the principal feature of modern society is the increased process of system differentiation as a way of dealing with the complexity of its environment. This is accomplished through the creation of subsystems in an effort...

  • Differentiation (economics)
    Differentiation (economics)
    Differentiation is a concept used in business strategy and describes one of the three ways to establish competitive advantage.Differentiation advantage occurs when a firm delivers greater services for a non-unlimited higher price than its competitors...

    , the making a product different from other similar products
  • Differentiation (ethnography), the invention of ostensible differences between cultures
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