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  1. Case studies in summative assessment: an investigation

    Authors: 
    Claire Whitehouse

    This paper reports on a qualitative study that explored the features of a good case study for use in summative assessment at GCSE and GCE. The study consisted of two focus groups and two interviews conducted with examiners, two focus groups with teachers and two focus groups with students....

  2. Using adaptive comparative judgement to obtain a highly reliable rank order in summative assessment

    Authors: 
    Claire Whitehouse and Alastair Pollitt

    Adaptive Comparative Judgment (ACJ) offers an alternative to marking, especially for performance assessments for which achievement can be difficult to describe in mark schemes. The ACJ system uses a web-browser to deliver pairs of candidates’ work to judges....