MOBILE DATA COLLECTION USING ODK
Due to the new advancements in information technology, new exciting avenues have been opened on how research is conducted with huge implications to Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E). One of these advances is the use of Mobile Data Collection (MDC). It opens a door to paperless data collection whereby data is input into a device which is then capable of exporting directly into a centralized database for processing and analysis.
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, field and manage mobile data collection platform using ODK.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This course is aimed at organizational staffs who are conducting field data collection activities.
SUMMARY OF COURSE OUTLINE
Introduction to Mobile Data Collection
Introduction to Open Data Kit (ODK)
Setting up ODK Collect
ODK Aggregate Server
Designing and Creating forms using ODK Build
Designing and Creating form using XLS form
Using ODK Collect for field data collection
Visualizing Geographic Data
Exporting GPS Data to Google Map/OSM
Converting Data to Shapefiles
This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in their respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities and theory.
Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants in soft copy.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate of completion.
We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more