Posted: March 24, 2021:
The Young and Emerging Evaluators (YEEs - Uganda) under the Uganda Evaluation Association (UEA) invites all young evaluators & professionals for a 2-day training workshop in mobile data collection programming using ODK and KoboCollect. Mobile data collection has become an important aspect in research given the benefits it creates during data collection such as efficiency in terms of costs, data accuracy, timely data submission, reduced lodes of paper and safety of data collected. Therefore most organizations have adapted mobile data collection, dropping the traditional paper-based data collection.
*Summary of the topics*
Introduction to mobile data collection.
Design an XLS form from scratch and applying all the relevant conditions (using excel programming)
Design an online form
Testing for errors in the forms.
Creating and managing a central server.
Deploying the forms of the tablets/other mobile devices.
Using the deployed forms to collect data.
Uploading data to the server.
Downloading data, running simple analysis and exporting data to other softwares like Excel, SPSS or STATA for further analysis
Writing a report.
*Dates and Venue of the training*
The training shall take place on the 27th and 28th March 2021 from 8:30am to 4pm at Hotel 100 in Mbale town.
*Payments of the course*
For paid up members (paid subscription for 2021) under the Uganda Evaluation Association, these will pay only shs 30,000 while for non paid up members, these will pay shs 70,000. Payments shall be made on arrival. The payment excludes costs for meals.
*Profile of the trainer*
Arinaitwe Victor will be the lead trainer. He is the current president of the Young and Emerging Evaluators Uganda. He works as a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer under the Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development. He has conducted a number of capacity building training in Mobile data collection for the last three years both in Uganda and East Africa at large. He has vast experience in designing survey tools, data collection, management and analysis with big surveys.
For registration, please use the link below
For any inquiries, please contact the following persons; Arinaitwe Victor - President: YEEs on 0702449122 / 0781672626, Ssenyondo Vicent - Vice President YEEs on 0778549323