Association for Behavior Analysis International

The Association for Behavior Analysis International® (ABAI) is a nonprofit membership organization with the mission to contribute to the well-being of society by developing, enhancing, and supporting the growth and vitality of the science of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice.


34th Annual Convention; Chicago, IL; 2008

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Workshop #W43
CE Offered: BACB Celeration Charts Over the Web.
Friday, May 23, 2008
6:00 PM–9:00 PM
Area: EDC; Domain: Applied Research
CE Instructor: Charles T. Merbitz, Ph.D.
CHARLES T. MERBITZ (Chicago School of Professional Psychology), BEN MERBITZ (
Description: Sometimes we need to share Charts with multiple stakeholders, such as parents, team members, administrators, and distant consultants. When staff or learners plot data in teaching settings, the paper Chart is not easily accessible. In residential settings, Charts should be available to each shift and to supervisors anywhere. Also, it is often revealing to stack Charts from several learners or several pinpoints from one learner, and see bigger patterns. answers these needs and many more.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the workshop, the participant will be able to: 1. Set up AimChart accounts for students, clients, teachers, and schools 2. Define behaviors to count and set goals for acceleration, deceleration, both (for comfort pairs), or neither. 3. Access the site as a student or other user and enter data 4. View data on Daily or Weekly Charts 5. Set and remove phase lines & celeration lines, AimStars, and notes. 6. Select combinations of Charts (across persons and pinpoints) to view as overlays 7. Set the system to any Sunday as a Zero date for data entry and display 8. Set controls on access to the information in the AimChart database. 9. Export AimChart data to Excel. 10. List at least: -one way to maintain confidentiality -one minimum system requirement for AimChart
Activities: Attendees will be guided in setting up AimChart accounts, with learners, Actions, and data, and will access learner security features. Attendees will exercise data analysis and display routines. After instruction, learners will practice entering and sharing data and controlling access to view and edit data.
Audience: Interested professionals may include BCBAs, academic behavior analysts, teachers, and administrators; AimChart supports data collection across agencies, consulting practices, schools, classroom, and other organization where it is desirable for key people to have 24/7 access to learning and performance data for clients and students. Parents, students, and other persons may set up AimChart accounts as individuals simply for convenient Charts, or for easier data analysis.
Content Area: Practice
Instruction Level: Basic



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