Set Up or Delete Attendance Registers

Create attendance registers to track attendance for your course-based activities, such as a mandatory weekly chat session or optional discussion seminar.

  1. Click Course Activities on the navbar and choose Attendance.Shows Course Activities dropdown menu with Attendance identified.
  2. On the main Attendance page, click New Register.Shows Attendance Registers page with New Register identified
  3. Enter a Name for your register, such as “Attendance.” A description is optional.Shows New Register Properties page with Name field identified.
  4. Choose System Scheme from the Attendance Scheme drop-down list.
    Shows System Scheme, Cause for Concern fields and Visibility identified.
  5. Enter a percentage in the Cause for Concern field if you want to see a Cause for Concern icon (warning) beside students' names on the Attendance Data page when their attendance drops below that percentage.
  6. Select the check box to Allow users to view this attendance register.
  7. Select the students that you want to include in your register. You can choose to include all users or specific groups or sections.
  8. Add one or more sessions for your register, such as W1.1, W1.2, W2.1, W2.2 for a class meeting twice a week.Shows Sessions fields with weekly session names identified. 
    NOTE: Avoid using dates in your session names to reduce the need for editing each semester.
  9. To add more session fields enter the number of additional fields needed and click Add Sessions.Shows Add Sessions option with number of sessions field identified.
  10. Click Save.

Delete & Restore Attendance Registers

  1. Select a register to delete.
  2. Click on the More Actions menu, then select Delete.
    Shows options in the More Actions menu.
  3. To restore previously deleted registers, click View Deleted Registers.
  4. Click Restore.