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Web-based GIS and Mapping using ArcGIS and Open Source Capacity Building Workshop @ Virtual Classroom
Jun 1 @ 2:00 pm – Jun 5 @ 6:00 pm

This course will cover the following topics
Day 1:
Web GIS Basics
Basics of Web GIS Architecture
Web Services and Mashups
An introduction / Review of ArcGIS Online
Day 2:
Basics of Web programing and development:
HTML, JavaScript and CSS.
Day 3:
Spatial Databases: Postgres-Postgis spatial database
Day 4:
Publishing map services on Geoserver
Day 5:
Consuming map services and sharing data:
Introduction to open source and proprietary web mapping API’s and scripting environments.
Software/Applications to be used
– Text editor / Notepad++
– Qgis v 2.8+
– Postgres
– Tomcat
– Geoserver
– ArcGIS (Desktop& Server where applicable)

Mobile GIS and Mapping in ArcGIS using ODK and Kobo Capacity building Course @ Virtual Classroom
Jun 8 @ 2:00 pm – Jun 12 @ 6:00 pm

• 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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Westlands Commercial Centre
Nairobi - Kenya

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