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Data Processing and Procedures Part I Online Course: Data Capture and Editing

Course

Facilitated e-learning

Other Partner

Offered by

The Demographic and Health Surveys Program

Course details

Length
8 weeks
Effort
4-5 hours per week
Level
Intermediate
Language
French
Region
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Certificate
Yes
Price
Free
Start date
20 June 2022
End date
19 August 2022
Registration deadline
13 June 2022

Course summary

This is a competency-based training and will equip participants with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to use procedures and programs effectively during the data capture of a DHS.

About this course

This is a competency-based training and will equip participants with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to use procedures and programs effectively during the data capture of a DHS. Special emphasis will be placed on Computer Assisted Personal Interview (CAPI). Other key aspects of the course will focus on generating all necessary dictionaries, forms, applications, and menus used during the data capture of a DHS survey. This includes all applications that will be used for data capture, data transfer, structure checking, and secondary editing, as well as the menu programs that manage the data collection. Although the course focuses on DHS surveys, the acquired skills are also applicable to other types of surveys.

Target audience

This course targets professionals involved during the data processing of a DHS, as well as potential south-to-south consultants assisting The DHS Program. It aims at providing participants with the abilities to use procedures and programs effectively during the data capture of a DHS.

Learning objectives

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Develop draft data capture programs to be used for upcoming DHS surveys
  • Articulate the key activities conducted under the DHS Program umbrella
  • Articulate the steps of developing country specific data processing programs based on DHS standard core programs
  • Use data capture programs to enter completed questionnaires

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