Observer Workshop

Date 06/03/2018

Time 10am to 5pm

Location Tracksys Teaching Suite - Nottingham

This workshop will provide a full overview of how to use The Observer system. It will include several different scenarios and provide plenty of hands-on use of the equipment.
The day is designed for students, new users or those in need of a refresher. Trainers will be on hand to take attendees through the system in a series of generic and user-specific exercises. By the end of the day users should be able to;
  • Design behavioural coding schemes
  • Code live and from video sources
  • Display and Analyse their data
  • Export their work

Course Summary

  • Introduction- what The Observer is and how it can be used
  • Design- how to create projects
  • Coding- how to collect data quickly and effectively
  • Analysis- descriptive statistics, nesting, reliability analysis and display
  • Export- using Observer data in other packages e.g. Excel and SPSS

Material provided

All attendees will work with a generic set of projects that they can take away with them on a complementary USB memory stick at the end of the day. User-specific projects made on the day will also be made available on CD.


Tracksys are committed to providing free technical support by phone or email and will contact all attendees after the training day to monitor their progress.

Running time

10am to 5pm. Coffee and lunch breaks to be taken at the University

Booking Form