28 mars 2016

Study: College Students Are Conscientious, Financially Aware Consumers

HomeA majority of college students are handling their finances responsibly, according to the results of a survey. Read more...

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24 mars 2016

Code de la consommation : un nouveau texte simplifié et plus cohérent

Le nouveau Code de la consommation entrera en vigueur le 1er juillet 2016. L’ordonnance de recodification, qui vient d’être publiée, vise à simplifier et améliorer la cohérence juridique des dispositions légales, au bénéfice des utilisateurs. Voir l'article...

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Entrée en vigueur de l’extension à deux ans de la garantie légale de conformité

Cela signifie que pour les biens achetés neufs après le 18 mars 2016, si un défaut de conformité apparaît pendant une période de deux ans suivant l’achat, il appartiendra au professionnel et non plus au consommateur de prouver que le défaut n’existait pas. Voir l'article...

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05 mars 2016

Consumerism Dragging Down Student Achievement? Not so Fast

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Alex Usher. So, there was an interesting article from Studies in Higher Education making the rounds on social media yesterday. Written by a trio of UK researchers, the article is entitled “The Student-as-Consumer Approach in Higher Education and its Effects on Academic Performance”, and is – miraculously – available ungated, here. More...

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28 février 2016

Hotel Academe

HomeBy Josh Logue. A new chain wants to add a boutique option to college town accommodations. Read more...

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04 janvier 2016

Skipping Copper: The Consumerization Of Edtech

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Skipping Copper: The Consumerization Of Edtech
`Ben Wallerstein, Jacob Stieglitz, TechCrunch, 2015/12/16
As education becomes more affordable, we would expect it to become more of a consumer market than a public services market. But not at the rates we're currently seeing in Asia, where wealthy parents spend as much as 20 percent (South Korea), 7.5 percent (India), 9.5 percent, (China) or 40 percent (Vietnam) or their income supporting their children's education. More...

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19 décembre 2015

Three Ways to Enhance your Customer Experience and Stand Out from the Competition

The EvoLLLutionBy Brian Breen - EvoLLLution. Corporate training, a nearly $200-billion industry, has always been a competitive field.  With recent developments in educational technology, it has become even more so, and the space is getting more crowded every day. More...

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21 novembre 2015

Getting Their Money’s Worth in Education: Traditional Students Thinking Like Consumers

The EvoLLLutionBy Daniel Scherotter - EvoLLLution. Driving the national completion rate begins before enrollment. It’s critical for students to have a consumer’s mindset when they are deciding on their postsecondary pathway. More...

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03 août 2015

Customer Service

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/provost.jpg?itok=k-3W3N__By Herman Berliner. Customer service for all of us has become more of a priority. We should always focus on student satisfaction and, in my opinion, maintaining standards and maximizing student satisfaction are totally compatible. Read more...

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16 mai 2015

The Sharing Economy: How shared self-driving cars could change city traffic

By Sharon Masterson. In 2011, TIME Magazine named collaborative consumption (or the sharing economy as it is often called) as one of the top 10 ideas that will change the world. More...

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