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RIA # 133: Dr. Mary Ellen Dello Stritto and Dr. M. Brooke Robertshaw on Effect Sizes

Dr. M. Brooke Robertshaw

On this episode, Dr. Mary Ellen Dello Stritto is joined by Brooke Robertshaw, PhD, an assistant professor and the assessment librarian at Oregon State University. Her current research interests revolve around the ethics of learning analytics with a particular interest in the contextual nature of quantitative methodologies. Brooke is a member of the Data Doubles team that is exploring student perspectives of learning analytics. She is passionate about quantitative literacy, social justice, and the intersection of the two. In her spare time, she enjoys whitewater and flat water kayaking, discovering ways to give voice to the voiceless of the diaspora in the Middle East, and traveling to Jordan to spend time with her dear friends there.

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Segment 1: The Importance of Effect Sizes [00:00-15:28]

In this first segment, Brooke discusses effect sizes, how they are used, and why they are important.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 2: Best Practices for Using Effect Sizes [15:29-28:41]

In segment two, Brooke discusses best practices for using effect sizes and resources to learn more.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

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