Mobile Phone Based Data Collection Using ODK and Mapping Training 22nd to 26th April 2019


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Event Details: Mobile Phone-Based Data Collection Using ODK and Mapping Training

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INTRODUCTION
The exercise of data collection remains indispensable in capturing quality evidence that then translates to rich data analysis and allows the building of a convincing and credible answer to questions that have been posed.

With different organizations, professional, Programmes and projects collecting data regularly to evaluate and monitor progress and performance, best practices of data collection are more needed than ever to ensure that data gathered are both defined and accurate and that subsequent decisions based on arguments embodied in the findings are valid.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

The training is aimed at introducing and equipping participants with skills in;

  • Designing & building a form using ODK Build
  • Uploading the form to aggregate & send to Android phone
  • Setting up aggregate server
  • Mobile data collection using ODK
  • Submitting completed data to aggregate server
  • Exporting data from ODK aggregate as CSV
  • Importing ODK - CSV file into statistical applications
  • Exporting GPS data for Mapping/Visualizing (fusion map)

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Common mobile-based data collection platforms
  • Advantages of Mobile Applications
  • Challenges
  • Data aggregation, storage, and dissemination
  • Understanding question types forming a questionnaire
  • ODK Form (Basic format of XLSForm)
  • ODK Collect Application Interface
  • ODK Aggregate
  • Creating ODK Data collect from using Excel: Preparing your sheets
  • Configuring ODK Aggregate Server
  • How to Create Own Server
  • Uploading the form to aggregate server
  • Submitting completed data to aggregate server
  • Exporting GPS Coordinates (Google maps) to Fusion Tables
  • Exporting GPS data for Mapping/Visualizing (fusion map)
  • Exporting data to Fusion Tables using QGIS

HOW TO REGISTER ONLINE

To register online to book your spot, click on this link Online Registration Form

CUSTOMIZED TRAINING

This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can have it delivered your preferred location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on the details below:
Tel: +254 (0) 739167709.
Email: [email protected]
Office Location: Utumishi Co-op Hse, Mamlaka rd, Off Nyerere Rd, Nairobi