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Use of Mobile Phones and Tablets in Data Collection Course

Indepth Research Services, Dodoma, Tanzania
Start Date:
December 4, 2017
End Date:
December 8, 2017
9:00am to 5:00pm


Event: Use of Mobile Phones and Tablets in Data Collection Course

Venue: Indepth Research Services, Dodoma, Tanzania.

Event Date: 04th-08th December 2017.

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 soft wares that allow users to upload data to storage facilities in real-time have reduced the conventional challenges associated with remote data collection and M&E.

5 days.

The course will introduce participants to tools and techniques to gather data for project/ programme outcomes using innovative mobile-based 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.

•Survey Authoring.
•Preparing the mobile phone for data collection.
•Designing forms manually: Using XLS Forms.
•Advanced survey Authoring.
•Hosting survey data (Online).
•Hosting Survey Data (Configuring a local server).
•Working with Spatial data (GPS Coordinates).
•Choice of Platform.
•Course Project using a real survey from participants.

•Discussion on the Choice of Platform
•Considerations for Integrating Mobile Data Gathering Tools into the Project
•Course Project using a real survey from participants

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Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer. Email: [email protected] Mob: +254 715 077 817 Tel: 020 211 3814

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B. 27th November 2017. Send proof of payment to [email protected]

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