ODK for Monitoring and Evaluation Training (1st – 5th May 2017.)


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Introduction
This training aims at introducing participants to tools and techniques to gather data for project/programme outcomes to stakeholders using innovative Mobile data gathering tools. Mobile devices and software that allows users to create surveys, collect, manage and upload data to storage facilities in real-time, have reduced the conventional challenges associated with remote data collection and M&E.

Training objectives
The course will introduce participants to tools and techniques to gather data for project/programme outcomes to stakeholders using innovative Mobile data gathering tools. At the end of the course, you will become familiar with using ICT tools and methods to conduct data collection, statistical analysis and reporting.

Training Venue: Nairobi, Kenya

Duration: 5 Days

COURSE CONTENT

Module I

  • M&E and Mobile data collection
  • Benefits of Mobile data collection for M&E
  • Introduction to common mobile based data collection platforms
  • Challenges of Mobile Based Data Collection
  • Data aggregation, storage and dissemination

Module II

  • Overview of available mobile phone based data collection platforms.
  • Types of questions and their data types.
  • Questionnaire/Form logic
  • Extended data types geoid, image and multimedia
  • Survey Authoring
  • Design forms using a web interfaces using:
  • Hands-on Exercise
  • ODK Build
  • KoboToolBox
  • Preparing mobile devices for data collection
  • Installing application: ODK Collect
  • Configuring the device (Mobile Phones)
  • Uploading the form into the mobile devices
  • Hands-on Exercise

Module III

  • Advanced survey Authoring: XLSForms
  • Introduction to XLSforms syntax
  • New data types
  • Notes and dates
  • Multiple choice Questions
  • Multiple Language Support
  • Hints and Metadata
  • Hands-on Exercise
  • Conditional Survey Branching
  • Required questions
  • Constraining responses
  • Skip: Asking Relevant questions
  • The specify other
  • Grouping questions
  • Skipping many questions at once (Skipping a section)
  • Repeating a set of questions
  • Special formatting
  • Making dynamic calculations

Module IV

  • Hosting survey data: Cloud Hosting
  • Google Apps Engine
  • ODK Aggregate
  • KoboToolbox
  • Formhub
  • Hosting Survey Data: Local Server Hosting
  • Configuring ODK Aggregate on a local server
  • Downloading data
  • Manual download (ODK Briefcase)
  • Using the online server interface
  • Hands-on Exercise

Module V (GIS)

  • Introduction to GIS
  • Working with Spatial data (GPS Coordinates)
  • Spatial Mapping
  • Introduction to Fusion Table
  • Exporting GPS Coordinates (Google maps) to Fusion tables
  • Exporting data to Fusion tables using QGIS
  • Converting data to shape files
  • Hand-on Exercise
  • Choice of Platform
  • Discussion on the Choice of Platform
  • Integrating Mobile Data Collection tools into projects

CUSTOMIZED TRAINING

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

TRAINING FEE: USD 1050
The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch. All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, and other personal expenses.
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