A study by Cao and colleagues, at the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, suggests that orderliness predicts academic performance or to put it another way “Quantitative understanding of relationships between students’ behavioural patterns and academic performances is a significant step towards personalized education.” In this study the researchers collected behavioural records from… Read More
“Combat has produced more poets and philosophers than academia ever will.” Unknown
“In fact, quality, not quantity, becomes the watchword. But quality must be judged, not measured.” (Bleecker, 1986, p.98). Reference Bleecker, S. (1986) Taking the Factory out of the Office. Computerworld: The Newsweekly for the Computer Community. XX(24), pp.95-104.
“There often occurred to me the difference between the Professor of Economics and the business man, as judged by their financial success. The business man may not perhaps be on the same intellectual plane as the professor, but he bases his ideas on real facts and puts the whole power of his will behind their… Read More
Research Paper Title College Quality and Employee Job Performance: Evidence from Naval Officers. Background This study analyses the effects of college quality and individual academic background on selected job performance measures for officers working in professional and managerial jobs in the US Navy. Methods The study analyses performance indicators at selected career points for cohorts in two occupational groups.… Read More
Research Paper Title Physical Fitness and Academic Performance: Empirical Evidence from the National Administrative Senior High School Student Data in Taiwan. Background This study examined the relationship between the changes of physical fitness across the 3-year spectrum of senior high school study and academic performance measured by standardised tests in Taiwan. Methods A unique dataset… Read More
“An avidly accumulated amount of incompetence.” Unfortunately, I cannot remember where I read this quote but I can visualise a few people who are the embodiment of its meaning.