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Mobile GIS and Mapping in ArcGIS using ODK and Kobo Capacity building Course

September 23, 2019 – September 28, 2019 all-day
USD 950

• General Introduction to Mobile Data gathering
• Data and types of Data
• Introduction to ODK collect and Kobo Collect
• Data aggregation, storage and dissemination using ODK and Kobo Collect
• Types of questions
Preparing the mobile phone for data collection
• Installing applications: ODK Collect
• Configuring the device (Mobile Phones)
• Uploading the form into the mobile devices
(Hands-on Exercise)
Basic Survey Authoring
Intermediate Survey Authoring
Advanced Survey Authoring
• Conditional Survey Branching
• Grouping questions
• Making dynamic calculations
MODULE III: Hosting and Exporting survey data (Online)
Introduction to the server side component of ODK
• ODK Aggregate
• Kobo Toolbox
Hosting Survey Data (Configuring a local server)
• Configuring ODK Aggregate on a local server
• Ona account registration
Downloading data
• Manual download (ODK Briefcase)
• Using the online server interface (
Hands-on Exercise (Practical with a sample questionnaire)
ODK and GIS data conversion
Exporting data to Fusion tables using
Hand-on Exercise
Course Summary
Discussion on the Choice of Platform
Considerations for Integrating Mobile Data Gathering Tools into the Project

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