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[liberationtech] Tech for M&E online certificate course (Sep 22 - Oct 17: Discount for LiberationTech)

Nancy Ngo nancy at techchange.org
Mon Sep 15 12:22:38 PDT 2014


Hi Liberation Tech members,

Wanted to let you know about a brand new online course on Tech for M&E
<http://techchange.org/online-courses/technology-for-monitoring-and-evaluation/>
which begins this Monday and runs Sep 22- Oct 17.


Whether you are novice data analyst or a data scientist, a program manager
or an M&E specialist, this four-week online certificate course on
monitoring and evaluation
<http://techchange.org/online-courses/technology-for-monitoring-and-evaluation/>
will provide the chance to learn practical skills related to all aspects of
data collection, analysis, and integration.



*Use the discount code "LiberationTech" to get $50 off the listed course
price. *


Check out the details on the online course below and please feel free to
forward this on to anyone who might be interested in this online course. If
your team/organization is interested in locking in a group discount rate,
I’m happy to work out an arrangement that helps your organization get the
most of out its training budget.

Sincerely,

Nancy

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Technology for Monitoring and Evaluation
<http://techchange.org/online-courses/technology-for-monitoring-and-evaluation/>
is a highly interactive online course designed for current or aspiring M&E
practitioners and technologists to become familiar with the latest
technology that is transforming the way we collect, analyze, understand,
and report data in international development.

Course description:

This four week online certificate course will focus on building skills and
strategies to better collect, manage, analyze and visualize data using a
variety of tech tools.  It will feature live interactive guest expert
presentations with leading M&E practitioners, software developers, and data
scientists. It will also include a unique hands-on learning environment
with animated videos, technology demos, practical activities, networking
events, immersive simulations and more.

Course date: September 22 - October 17.

Course topics:

1. Intro to Tech for M&E (brief overview of types of M&E and technologies
that can be used, data responsibility, and big data)

2. Data collection (SMS, phone apps, data collection for qualitative and
quantitative data, and data storage)

3. Data Analysis (Data visualization, mapping, and dashboards)

4. Integrating Technology-Enabled M&E (human centered design, real-time
M&E, and impact evaluation)

Format: Interactive online course with facilitated discussions with
technology experts in the contexts of monitoring and evaluation in
international development.
Through guest expert interviews, multimedia tutorials, custom animations,
video tutorials, interactive exercises, networking activities, and live
demonstrations of tools, participants will explore the latest developments
in technology-enabled monitoring and evaluation and consider topics such as
digital surveys, mobile data collection, digital mapping, data evaluation,
dashboards, and APIs. Participants can expect a dynamic learning
environment with a number of real-world case studies from countries like
Syria and Indonesia with leading experts in technology-enabled monitoring
and evaluation.

Guest speakers:

Leslie Sage, Director of Data Science at DevResults
<https://www.linkedin.com/pub/leslie-sage/43/60/4>

Christopher Robert, President and CEO at Dobility (SurveyCTO)
<http://scholar.harvard.edu/crobert/home>

Vanessa Corlazzoli, Senior Manager for Design, Monitoring and Evaluation at
Search for Common Ground <https://www.linkedin.com/in/vanessacorlazzoli>

Ariella Bock, M&E Technical Advisor at John Snow Inc.
<https://www.linkedin.com/pub/ariella-bock/2/a44/103>

...and more!

Apply now
<http://techchange.org/online-courses/technology-for-monitoring-and-evaluation/>
before September 19 for early bird discount and before seats run out! For
more information, please visit the Technology for Monitoring and Evaluation
course page
<http://techchange.org/online-courses/technology-for-monitoring-and-evaluation/>.
For group discount rates, please contact nancy at techchange.org.


Use the discount code "LiberationTech" to get $50 off the listed course
price.
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