2 Steps to Configuring and Taking Attendance  

1. Configure your course

  • Click on the course that you would like to configure
  • Turn editing on for that course (top right corner)
  • Click on Add an Activity or Resource (bottom right corner of each block)
  • Choose Attendance and click Add from the pop up window (See more Editing your courseScreen Shot 2016-09-30 at 2.41.15 PM
  • From there, make changes based on how you want attendance to run for your class by adding in various parameters: 
    • Select points or none.
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    • If you would like attendance to be worth points, select point and edit the maximum amount of points students can receive per course.
    • If you would not like to have a grade for attendance, in points, select none. 
    • If you would not like the students to see the attendance module, select Hide.Screen Shot 2016-09-30 at 12.55.34 PM
  • Add in session
    • Fill in the information that applies to the session that you are adding. Select Repeat the session above as follows to insure that your sessions repeats.Screen Shot 2016-09-30 at 12.57.37 PM
      • Date: first dat of the semester or the week of your class
      • Time: start to end time of each session
      • If you would like your students to self report their own attendance, click on allow students to record their own attendance. 
      • Repeat until- End of the semester or until the last week of your class
    • If you would like to change the value of a grade, go into setting.
      2. Take AttendanceScreen Shot 2016-09-30 at 1.26.34 PM
  •  Select Sessions, select the green sign under Actions for date that you are taking attendance. If you don’t want to take attendance for that session, select the red X.Screen Shot 2016-09-30 at 1.32.58 PM
  • If everyone is present, click under P where it says Set status for all users. If mostly everyone is present, click P where it says Set status for all users and then select A for those absent. If you would like to include a note next to a student’s name, type in the Remarks session. Screen Shot 2016-09-30 at 1.45.56 PM
  • If you would like to review the attendance for this session, select Report.Screen Shot 2016-09-30 at 2.46.49 PM