Mobile Based Data Collection and Management using Open Data Kit (ODK) and Microsoft Excel

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  • Date 03-10-2022 - 07-10-2022
Workshop Title
Mobile Based Data Collection and Management using Open Data Kit (ODK) and Microsoft Excel
Event Type
Workshop
Workshop Date
03-10-2022 to 07-10-2022
Last Date for Applying
03-10-2022
Location
Nairobi, Kenya
Organization Name / Organize By
vitalextra learning
Organizing/Related Departments
training
Organization Type
Company
WorkshopCategory
Both (Technical & Non Technical)
WorkshopLevel
All (State/Province/Region, National & International)
Related Industries

Education/Teaching/Training/Development

Research/Science

Information Technology

Location
Nairobi, Kenya

Mobile Based Data Collection and Management using Open Data Kit (ODK) and Microsoft Excel

Course Description

ODK or Open Data Kit is a set of free and open source tools that are used for field data collection using android mobile phones (Devices) and allows data submission to an online or cloud server. The ODK – Open Data Kit ecosystem includes the following components: ODK Collect, ODK Build, XLSForm, ODK Aggregate and ODK Manage as the major components. Other tools in the ODK ecosystem include ODK Briefcase, ODK Aggregate VM, ODK XLSForm Converter, ODK Validate, GEOODK, ODK Scanner, ODK Printers and the ODK Sensor Framework. Data collection is an integral parts of any monitoring and evaluation process and is a key ingredient of informed decision making. Data collection was in the past executed through paper and pen method, which made them prone to error, inconveniences and high costs. Nowadays, instead of collecting data on paper using a pen, data is inputted into a mobile device which is then capable of exporting directly into a centralized database for processing and analysis. Open Data Kit (ODK) is a suite of tools that allows data collection using Android mobile devices and data submission to an online server. This training will equip the participants with skills to author survey questionnaire and manage mobile data collection platform using ODK.

 

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course the participants will be able to:

• Create survey forms using Build and XLSForms

• Set up ODK Build, Collect and Aggregate

• Upload forms to an Aggregate server

• Load forms into Collect on an Android device

• Use ODK Collect to fill out forms with field participants

• Upload survey data from Collect to Aggregate

• Export, manage and analyse data from Aggregate

• Download collected data and manage it for statistical analysis.

 

Who should enroll?

The course is useful for professionals who use data as part of their work and who need to make decisions from data analysis. This course does not assume prior knowledge of ODK or any other data collection platform.

 

Send an email to [email protected] to request a course training agenda

Registration Fees
Available
Registration Fees Details
$850
Registration Ways
Email
Phone
Website
Address/Venue
Vital Extra learning centre, Nairobi, Kenya  Vital Extra learning centre, Nairobi, Kenya 
Official Email ID
Contact
Joy Nyongesa

Vital Extra learning centre, Nairobi, Kenya

[email protected]

   +254 707 053 111      +254 707 053 111