What is comparative judgement?
Can you hear it? Recently, there seems to be a lot of noise coming from the movers and shakers, talking heads and education influencers about comparative judgement (CJ). This is interesting as CJ has been around for donkey's years, yet somehow is starting to feel new, 'novel', fresh and even revolutionary. Why do we still use an 18th Century approach to assessing exam answers when we have a 21st Century alternative?
Way back in 2005, I was involved in comparative judgement research (Project e-Scape) with Professor Richard