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Arthur Poropat is a senior lecturer in applied psychology at Griffith University. Prior to his academic career, he mostly worked in organizational development and workplace learning. Poropat's academic research has built upon this, exploring personality, individual learning, and work and organizational performance. His current research is focused on interpersonal approaches to both personality and performance, and methods for changing and improving these in organizational and educational practice.
When students evaluate their courses and instructors, they tend to rate higher when they got good grades, and not good learning. That’s pretty common sensical, so why do we keep asking students if they’re happy?