Using a combination of qualitative and quantitative data improves an evaluation by ensuring that the limitations of one type of data are balanced by the strengths of another. This then ensures that understanding is improved by integrating different ways of knowing. Some of the values of using both qualitative and quantitative research methods include the ability to enriching data, examining findings, explaining findings and triangulation. Mixed methods approach can offer a powerful resource to inform and illuminate the answers that different researched seek. This training seeks to enhance the skills of participants using both qualitative and quantitative research approaches in undertaking their researches, projects programs, feasibility studies among others. The training will cover ways to undertaking research with particular attention to collecting and analyzing both qualitative and quantitative data; the use of information Technology for data collection (mobile Based Data Collection using ODK), data management analysis and interpretation of empirical results. The focus of this training is therefore, to enable participants to learn how to use Stata for quantitative data management and analysis and NVIvo software for qualitative data management and analysis.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This is a general training targeting participants wishing to analyze both quantitative and rich messy qualitative data. The participants can be from Social, Agriculture, Economics, Food Security and Livelihoods, Nutrition, Education, Medical or public health professionals among others who wish to be conversant with the concepts and applications of STATA and NVivo Softwares No prior Knowledge is required.
The training will enable participants to;
TOPICS TO BE COVERED
Modele 1: Introduction/Recap to Qualitative and Quantitative Research and Statistical Concepts
Module 2: Introduction to Mobile Phone Based Data Collection Using ODK and Mapping Training
Module 3: Data Entry, Management, and Manipulation using Stata
Module 4: Output management
Module 5: Stata Graphics
Module 6: Quantitative data analysis (Inferential analysis techniques) using Stata and Reporting
Module 7: Getting Started with NVivo
Module 8: Working with Codes and Nodes
Module 9: Summarizing the Data
Module 10: Visualizing project
The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.
All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).
The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.
All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.
ACCOMMODATION AND AIRPORT PICKUP
Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.
Mob: +254 715 077 817
This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.
For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817.
Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before course start date.
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