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M. Brooke Robertshaw

Assistant Professor & Assessment Librarian

Phone: (541) 737-1780

Brief CV


Doctor of Philosophy, Instructional Technology & Learning Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, UT USA (2013)
Dissertation: Mixing the emic and etic perspectives: A study exploring development of fixed-answer questions to measure in-service teachers’ technological pedagogical content knowledge

Masters of Education, Computer Based Education, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA (1998)

Bachelor of Arts, Early Childhood Education, Oglethorpe University, Atlanta, GA, USA (1995)

Research and Professional Interests:
  • The intersection of analytics and ethics
  • The use of quantitative methdologies with emancipatory epistemologies
  • Helping students to develop quantitative literacy
  • The technological pedagogical content knowledge framework.


Selected Publications:

 Selected Publications

Robertshaw, M.B., Asher, A. (2019). Unethical numbers? A meta-analysis of library learning analytics studies. Library Trends. 

Perry, M., Briney, K., Goben, A., Asher, A., Jones, K.M.L., Robertshaw, M.B., Salo, D. (2018, September). SPEC Kit 360: Learning Analytics. Association of Research Libraries: Washington, D.C., USA.

Robertshaw, M. B., Willi Hooper, M., & Goergen-Doll, K. (2017). Finding the silver lining... in the serials budget crisis. Against the Grain.

Rempel, H. & Robertshaw, M.B. (2017). Supporting the Research Practices of Agricultural Scientists: Oregon State University’s Ithaka Report. Journal of Agricultural & Food Information. 

Stonebraker, I., Robertshaw, M.B., Moss, J.D. (2016). Student See Versus Student Do: Comparing Student Performance in Two Types of Online Tutorials. Tech Trends.

Towns, M., Harwood, C., Robertshaw, M.B., Fish, J., & O’Shea, K. (2015). The digital pipetting badge:  A method to improve student hands-on laboratory skills. The Journal of Chemical Education.

Stonebraker, I., Robertshaw, M.B., Kirkwood, H.P., & Dugan, M. (2015). Bring your own device into the information literacy classroom. Indiana Libraries. 

Selected Presentations:

Invited Presentations

Robertshaw, M.B. (2019, April) Emancipating Quantitative Methods from the Status Quo. Webinar for Psi Chi, The International Honors Society in Psychology. 


Sanchez, D., Brown, S., Barner, M., Robertshaw, M.B. (2019). Comparison of Strength of Material: Conceptual knowledge between undergraduates and practitioners. American Society of Engineering Education. 

Robertshaw, M.B. & Asher, A. (December, 2018). Impact and Ethics: A meta-analysis of library impact studies. Presentation at the Library Assessment Conference, Houston, Tx., USA. 

Perry, M., Robertshaw, M.B., Asher,A., Briney,K., Goben, A., Jones, K.M.L., Salo, D. (December, 2018). Library Participation in Learning Analytics Initiatives: Library and Student Perspectives. Presentation at the Library Assessment Conference, Houston, Tx., USA. 

Goben, A., Briney, K., & Robertshaw, M.B. (June, 2018). Libraries and learning analytics: Identifying the issues. Presentation at the American Library Association Conference, New Orleans, La., USA. 

Robertshaw, M.B., Willi Hooper, M., Goergen-Doll, K. (June, 2017). Finding the silver lining… in the serials budget crisis. Paper presented at the Evidenced Based Library & Information Practice Conference, Philadelphia, Pa., USA. 

Robertshaw, M.B. (May, 2017). Shiny Happy Assessment. Presentation at the Information Literacy Advisory Group of Oregon Annual Meeting. Vancouver, WA.

Robertshaw, M.B., Nielsen, B., Dahlgreen, M.K. (2017, April). Data-driven thriving: Using info you already collect to improve and advocate for your library. Presentation at Oregon Library Association 2017 Conference, Salem, Ore., USA. 

Robertshaw, M.B. & Awadh, M. (2015). In the service of problems and gardens. Two-day professional development workshop given to faculty at the Alqadsia Mixed Elementary and Secondary School, Safut, Al Balqa Governate, Jordan about problem based learning. 


Professional Associations and Committees:

ACRL, ALA, Oregon Library Association

National Service

  • Member, ACRL, Value of Academic Libraries Committee 2017-2019
  • Member, ALA, Library Research Round Table, 2018-Present

Regional Service

  • Member, Oregon Library Association Legislative Committee, 2016-2019
  • Member, Oregon Library Association 2018 Conference Organizing Committee
University Service:
  • Fullbright Committee, University Student Nominees, 2017-Present
  • Human Library Project, 2016-2017