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      July 20, 2020

      Monday   8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

      Nairobi, Nairobi Municipality

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      Collection and management of Research data using ODK and Kobo Toolbox

      FineResults Research Services invites you to training on:

      Topics: Collection and management of Research data using ODK and Kobo Toolbox

      Date: 20th to 24th July 2020

      Cost: USD 800 or Ksh 65000

      Contacts: +254 759 285 295, training@fineresultsresearch.org

      Venue : FineResults Research, Nairobi, Kenya Training Centre.

      INTRODUCTION
      Data collection and monitoring and evaluation (M&E) have always been integral parts of development work. In the past, these tasks were performed with paper and pen, which made them prone to error, difficult to conduct on a large scale, and high in transaction costs. Information and communication technology (ICT) tools, including hardware like mobile phones and tablets, applications with the capacity to create digital surveys, and software that allows users to upload data to storage facilities in real-time, have reduced the conventional challenges associated with remote data collection and M&E.

      DURATION
      5 Days.
      WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
      The course is designed for representatives from government, project teams, NGOs, multi and bilateral development organizations, consultancies, etc, that are typically employed as project managers and directors, M&E specialists, technical specialists, and researchers.

      COURSE OBJECTIVES
      The course will introduce participants to tools and techniques to gather data for project/ programmes 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.

      TOPICS TO BE COVERED
      Module 1: Introduction
      Mobile Data gathering
      • Benefits of Mobile Applications
      • Data and types of Data
      • Introduction to common mobile based data collection platforms
      • Managing devices
      • Challenges of Data Collection
      • Data aggregation, storage and dissemination
      • Questionnaire Design
      Getting started in ODK
      • Types of questions
      • Data types for each question
      • Types of questionnaire or Form logic
      • Extended data types geoid, image and multimedia

      Module 2: Survey Authoring and Preparation of mobile phone for data collection
      Survey Authoring
      • Design forms using a web interface using:
      o ODK Build
      o Koboforms
      o PurcForms
      • Hands-on Exercise
      Preparing the mobile phone for data collection
      • Installing applications: ODK Collect
      o Using Google play
      o Manual install (.apk files)
      • Configuring the device (Mobile Phones)
      • Uploading the form into the mobile devices
      • Hands-on Exercise

      Module 3: Designing forms and advanced survey authoring
      Designing forms manually: Using XLS Forms
      • Introduction to XLS forms syntax
      • New data types
      • Notes and dates
      • Multiple choice Questions
      • Multiple Language Support
      • Hints and Metadata
      • Hands-on Exercise
      Advanced survey Authoring
      • Conditional Survey Branching
      o Required questions
      o Constraining responses
      o Skip: Asking Relevant questions
      o The specify other
      • Grouping questions
      o Skipping many questions at once (Skipping a section)
      • Repeating a set of questions
      • Special formatting
      • Making dynamic calculations

      Module 4: Hosting survey data
      Hosting survey data (Online)
      • ODK Aggregate
      • Formhub
      • ona.io
      • KoboToolbox
      • Uploading forms to the server
      Hosting Survey Data (Configuring a local server)
      Configuring ODK Aggregate on a local server
      Downloading data
      • Manual download (ODK Briefcase)
      • Using the online server interface

      Module 5: 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

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