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While the principles of Comparative Judgement have been established for quite some time we are still learning a lot about its potential use cases in Education. This is especially true for Adaptive Comparative Judgement (ACJ)

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Published research studies using RM Compare

Research in this area has been active for a while and continues to grow. Some of the papers that relate directly to RM Compare can be found below.

Please note that, as is common with much scholarly research, many of the academic papers listed here are hosted by academic journals, and thus you may need to have a valid subscription to these journals in order to see the articles.

e-Assessment in project e-scape, Richard Kimbell, Goldsmiths, University of London, 2008

Using formative e-portfolios and ACJ to assess GCSE Design Technology work - Richard Kimbell and Tony Wheeler, project e-scape, Goldsmiths, University of London, 2009

The Method of Adaptive Comparative Judgement - using ACJ to support summative assessment - Alastair Pollitt, 2012

Testing the validity of judgements about geography essays using the Adaptive Comparative Judgement method - Claire Whitehouse (AQA Research), 2012

Peer assessment of mathematical understanding using comparative judgement - Ian Jones, David Sirl (2017)

Addressing the issue of bias in the measurement of reliability in the method of Adaptive Comparative Judgement - Camila Rangel-Smith, Declan Lynch, 2018

Comparative Judgement - How can it be used to enhance teachers' formative assessment skills and students' learning - Eva Hartell, 2019

Learning by evaluating (LbE) through adaptive comparative judgement - Dr Scott R. Bartholomew, Dr Nathan Mentzer, Matthew Jones, Derek Sherman & Sweta Baniya, 2020

Examining the reliability of Adaptive Comparative Judgement (ACJ) as an assessment tool in educational settings - Richard Kimbell, Goldsmiths, University of London, 2021

Using Adaptive Comparative Judgement for assessing GCSE History - Qualification Wales, 2022

Assessing Performance: Using 'ACJ-Steady State' to Establish Standards Across Schools - Richard Kimbell, Goldsmiths, University of London, 2021

Validity, Reliability and Efficiency of Comparative Judgement to Assess Student Work - Frontiers Research Topic Report (13 Studies), 2023

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