Lesson 2: Modify the Configuration

When you create a new study configuration, the Default Study provided with Recorder opens. Modify the Default Study to match your study objectives.

In this lesson we will cover:

Modify a Study Configuration

The Study Details define the following:

  • Study name and description
  • Tasks
  • Markers
  • Satisfaction Survey

To modify a study configuration:

  1. In Recorder, click Modify Study Details.
     Modify study details
  2. Click the Task Definitions tab. This tab contains options to modify the tasks. The Default Study contains 20 tasks.
     Task definitions tab
  3. Assume that you only need five tasks in your study. Click the Delete button Delete to remove 15 of the default tasks.

    Keep clicking the Delete button to quickly delete multiple tasks.

  4. Select a task and click the Edit button Edit. Change the name and description of Task 1.

    You can also double-click in the Name and Description columns to edit the task definition.

    Edit name and description
  5. Click the Marker Definitions tab. This tab contains options to modify the markers. Markers are used during a session to log where an event (such as “user needs help” or “error”) occurs.
  6. Click the Add button Add to create a new marker.
  7. Select a color and type (letter) and add a description to define the marker. Observers can use <CTRL+[letter]> as a keyboard shortcut to log tasks in Observer, where [letter] is the letter assigned in the Type column.
     Create marker
  8. Click the Satisfaction Survey Definition tab.
  9. Check the Include survey to deliver to participant at the end of the session box to include a survey in the study. Surveys can include either pre-defined System Usability Scale (SUS) questions or your own questions.
     Include a survey
  10. Click OK to close the Study Setup dialog box.

Continue with the next lesson: Finish the Configuration

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Title Category Level Format
000 - Lesson 1: Create a Study Configuration Getting Started I Video/Written
001 - Lesson 2: Modify the Configuration Getting Started I Video/Written
002 - Lesson 3: Finish the Study Configuration Getting Started I Video/Written
003 - Lesson 4: Record and Log Participants Getting Started I Video/Written
004 - Lesson 5: Create a Project in Manager Getting Started I Video/Written
005 - Lesson 6: Set Tasks & Markers in Manager Getting Started I Video/Written
006 - Lesson 7: Graph Data Getting Started I Video/Written
007 - Lesson 8: Create a Presentation Getting Started I Video/Written
008 - Lesson 9: Produce the Presentation Getting Started I Video/Written
009 - Choosing a Task Logger Log II Written
010 - Convert a Morae RDG to an AVI or WMV Share II Written
011 - Create Custom Graphs Analyze II Written
012 - Log a New Marker in Morae Manager Log II Written
013 - Preventing Observers From Connecting to a Session Log II Written
014 - The Default Study Configuration Record II Written
015 - Video Display in Observer Log II Written
016 - Viewing Search Results in the Chart View Analyze II Written
017 - View Your Notes and Markers Right After a Session Log II Video/Written