Posted by DEVIMPACT INSTITUTE
Training, Project Management
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. Mobile Phone Based Data Collection using ODK has been acknowledged worldwide by researchers, non-governmental organizations, relief agencies and health ministries among other organization as very useful and convenient data collection method substituting paper-based data collection method. This training will give the participant the ability to put in place all the pieces required for a mobile data collection system.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This is a general training targeting participants undertaking projects, surveys, programs or other related activities which involve the gathering of data. No prior Knowledge of mobile data collection is required.
The training is aimed at introducing and equipping participants with skills in;
Section I: General Introduction
Section II: Introduction to Open Data Kit ODK
Section III: Designing and creating Forms I
-Creating and Publishing forms to Agregate or XML
Section III: Designing and creating Forms II
Section IV: ODK Aggregate Server
Section V: Transform data and Using GPS Coordinates for Mapping/Visualizing