MOBILE DATA COLLECTION USING ONA AND KOBO TOOLBOX

Course Date Location Course fee: Registrations (Group)
Start Date: 19/12/2022 End Date: 23/12/2022 Mombasa $ 1,000 Register as Individual Register for Online Training Register as a Group

INTRODUCTION

This instructor led training course will be delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. The course will give participants an in-depth understanding of both Ona and KoBo Toolbox. 90% of the five days includes hands-on instructor led practical lessons. 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

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

  • Understand ICT tools and methods to conduct data collection, statistical analysis and reporting
  • Gather data for project/programme using innovative Mobile data gathering tools.

DURATION

5 Days

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The course targets government representatives, project teams, NGOs, multi and bilateral development organizations, consultancies, etc, who work as M&E specialists, project managers, researchers and technical specialists. 

COURSE CONTENT

Introduction

  • Introducing KoBo Toolbox and Ona
  • Question types
  • Data types for each question.
  • Questionnaire logic

Survey Authoring using KoBo Toolbox and Ona web Form builders

  • Introducing survey authoring

Advanced survey authoring

  • Questions with Single/Multiple response
  • Repeat questions
  • Skip logic and patterns
  • Group questions
  • GPS
  • Images
  • Audio
  • Videos
  • Referencing of data
  • Cascading select
  • Metadata

Survey data hosting

  • Using KoBoToolbox for survey data hosting
  • Using Ona for survey data hosting

Account management

  • Account management and setting in KoBo toolbox
  • Account management and setting in Ona

Data management and analysis

  • Visualization and Analysis of data using KoBoToolbox
  • Visualization and Analysis of data using Ona

XLS Form Authoring

  • Notes and dates.
  • Questions with Multiple choice
  • Multiple Language Support.
  • Hints, metadata and more.
  • 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.
  • Dynamic calculations.
  • Survey Styling and formatting – Working with the appearance column.
  • Working with media files.
  • Cascading select
  • External selects

Data Collection

  • Installation and configuration of KoBo Collect
  • Installation and configuration of ODK Collect.
  • Downloading forms into the mobile devices.
  • Using KoBo Collect and ODK Collect to collect data

Spatial Mapping

  • Introducing GIS
  • Working with Spatial data (GPS Coordinates)
  • Introducing the Fusion Table
  • Exporting GPS Coordinates (Google maps) to Fusion tables
  • Using QGIS to export data to Fusion tables
  • Conversion of data to shape files
  • Platform choice
  • Platform choice discussion
  • Integration of tools of Mobile Data Collection into projects.

GENERAL NOTES

  • This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies.
  • Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.
  • Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.
  • We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more: training@data-afriqueconsultancy.org
  • The training will be conducted at DATA-AFRIQUE TRAINING CENTRE, Nairobi Kenya.
  • The training fee covers tuition fees, training materials, lunch and training venue. Accommodation and airport transfer are arranged for our participants upon request.
  • Payment should be sent to our bank account before start of training and proof of payment sent to: training@data-afriqueconsultancy.org

Our 2022 Group Rates (in USD)

# of Days
Group #
5 DAYS PER PERSON
10 DAYS PER PERSON
#
PAXS
USD
USD
1. 1 1000.00 2000.00
2. 2 - 10 800.00 1,600.00
3. 11 - 20 750.00 1,500.00
4. 21 - 30 700.00 1,400.00
5. 32 - 40 650.00 1,300.00
6. 41 - 50 600.00 1,200.00
7. 51 > Above 500.00 1000.00