comparative judgment

comparative judgment

n
(Psychology) psychol any judgment about whether there is a difference between two or more stimuli. Compare absolute judgment
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Herein lies the strength of the comparative judgment method of assessment: rather than using a pre-determined rubric to assess a difference, comparative judgment simply requires a person to make a holistic judgment between two items (which item is bigger, better, heavier, etc.).
Adaptive comparative judgment (ACJ), a relatively new approach to assessment, has proven valid, reliable, and feasible for the assessment of open-ended design problems.
Contributors working in education and other areas in Europe, the Middle East, Australia, and the US address assessment theories related to feedback, e-assessment, competency-based and brain-compatible assessment, involving students in the process, and comparative judgment; research-based aspects related to student understanding, teacher self-assessment, formative feedback, self-direction, student participation in evaluation processes, online peer assessment, and the use of serious games; and specific practices, such as design, the evaluation of competencies in a psychology course, learner-centered assessment in professional development programs, evaluating non-cognitive domains, authentic assessment, and project-based learning.
Data gathered was scaled from a complete data matrix with Thurstone's law of comparative judgment case V.
They just need to find an audience on their own without having comparative judgment made along with it.''
In the comparative judgment phase, a comparison matrix at each level is constructed based on the user's preference from the numerical ratings of pair-wise comparison.
It might be argued that the Court had good reason to shy away from such complex judgments of comparative health policy but, if so, the three judges would have been well advised not to base their decision on just such a comparative judgment. (7) One gets the clear sense that, for those three judges in Chaoulli, a complex policy judgment was trumped by the simple desire to allow individuals to deploy their own resources in seeking medical care, regardless of whether fostering private delivery would impair the public system so that the bulk of the Canadian population would be worse off.
of Missouri, Southern Utah U., Illinois State U., and Marquette U.) analyze the 2004 US presidential campaign using the "Functional Theory of Political Campaign Discourse, which is founded upon the assumptions that voting involves a comparative judgment on candidates; that candidates must distinguish themselves from opponents; that they do this through the use of political campaign messages; that candidates establish preferability trough acclaiming, attacking, and defending; that campaign discourse occurs on the topics of policy and character; and that candidates structure their discourse in recognition of the fact that they need only win enough votes to win in the Electoral College.
Dimensional commensurability and cue utilization in comparative judgment. Organizational Behavior and Human Performance, 11, 172-194.
(4) This is not a trivial matter, since Mazon offers a comparative judgment that is simply false.
Instead, they are exposed to the risk of a comparative judgment that summons them to measure themselves not only against the best painters of the past, but also against the best sculptors, photographers, video makers, Conceptual artists, installation artists, multimedia artists, and so on, of the present.
Again, therefore, the evidence suggested accuracy in respondents' perceptions of risk - those whose behaviour put them at risk acknowledged as much - and the evidence was strongest for the comparative judgment.

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