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Title Authors Date Publication
Outcome Space Control and Assessment Alastair Pollitt and Ayesha Ahmed November 2008 AEA Europe, Hissar, Bulgaria
It's judging the evidence that counts - Introducing OSCA Ayesha Ahmed and Alastair Pollitt September 2008 IAEA, Cambridge, UK
Improving the Quality of GCSE Assessment Alastair Pollitt, Ayesha Ahmed, Jo-Anee Baird, Jim Tognolini and Michelle Davidson January 2008 Report commissioned by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority
Preliminary Investigation into the Identification of a Distinctive Mathematically Extremely Able Sub-cohort in GCSE Mathematics Alastair Pollitt March 2007 Report commissioned by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority
Could Comparative Judgements Of Script Quality Replace Traditional Marking And Improve The Validity Of Exam Questions? Alastair Pollitt and Victoria Crisp September 2004 BERA, UMIST, Manchester, UK
Let's stop marking exams Alastair Pollitt with assistance from Gill Elliott and Ayesha Ahmed June 2004 IAEA Conference, Philadelphia
Quantifying support: Grading achievement with the Support Model Ayesha Ahmed and Alastair Pollitt June 2004 IAEA Conference, Philadelphia
Monitoring and investigating comparability: a proper role for human judgement. Alastair Pollitt and Gill Elliott 2003 QCA Comparability Conference, Newton Pagnall
Finding a proper role for human judgement in the examination system. Alastair Pollitt and Gill Elliott 2003 QCA Comparability Conference, Newton Pagnall
Comparability Study of Pupilsí Writing from Different Key Stages (2002) Sylvia Green, Alastair Pollitt, Martin Johnson and Pauline Sutton September 2002 BERA, Edinburgh, UK
The Support Model for Interactive Assessment Ayesha Ahmed and Alastair Pollitt September 2002 IAEA Conference, Hong Kong
Tales of the Expected: The Influence of Students' Expectations on Exam Validity Ezekiel Sweiry, Victoria Crisp, Ayesha Ahmed & Alastair Pollitt September 2002 BERA Conference, Exeter, UK
Understanding students' minds: the key to writing valid mathematics questions Alastair Pollitt 2002 National Centre for University Entrance Exams, Tokyo, Japan
Understanding Students' Minds: How to write more valid questions Alastair Pollitt and Ayesha Ahmed 2002 AEA Europe, Krakow, Poland
Improving the vaildity of Contextualised Questions Ayesha Ahmed and Alastair Pollitt September 2001 BERA Conference, Leeds, September 2001
Science or Reading?: How students think when answering TIMSS questions Alastair Pollitt and Ayesha Ahmed May 2001 IAEA, Rio De Janerio, Brazil
Comprehension Failures in Educational Assessment Alastair Pollitt and Ayesha Ahmed September 2000 European Conference on Educational Research, Edinburgh
The Effects of Time-Induced Stress on Making Inferences in Text Comprehension Dina Kiwan, Ayesha Ahmed and Alastair Pollitt September 2000 European Conference on Educational Research, Edinburgh
Language, Contextual and Cultural Constraints on Examination Performance Alastair Pollitt, Carolyn Marriott & Ayesha Ahmed May 2000 IAEA Conference, Jerusalem, Israel
Observing Context in Action Ayesha Ahmed and Alastair Pollitt May 2000 IAEA Conference, Jerusalem, Israel
Can Oral Examinations Improve the Psychological Validity of Assessment? Ayesha Ahmed, Alastair Pollitt and Leslie Rose December 1999 BPS Conference, London, UK
Should Oral Assessment be Used More Often? Ayesha Ahmed, Alastair Pollitt and Leslie Rose September 1999 BERA Conference, Brighton, UK
Assessing Thinking and Understanding: Can Oral Assessment Provide a Clearer Perspective? Ayesha Ahmed, Alastair Pollitt and Leslie Rose July 1999 8th International Conference on Thinking, Edmonton Canada
A New Model of the Question Answering Process Alastair Pollitt & Ayesha Ahmed May 1999 IAEA Conference, Slovenia
Curriculum Demands and Question Difficulty Ayesha Ahmed and Alastair Pollitt May 1999 IAEA Conference, Slovenia
The development of a tool for gauging the demands of GCSE and A Level exam questions Sarah Hughes, Alastair Pollitt and Ayesha Ahmed August 1998 BERA, Belfast

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