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Attendance

Version 10.6.2  09/28/2017

Description

The Attendance tool allows the instructor / maintainer to take attendance for sessions they create.

You can also have the Attendance tool add a single grade item to Gradebook. Scores from Attendance will automatically update in Gradebook every five minutes on the hour.

The Attendance tool is also available in a mobile friendly format so the site maintainer or TA can take attendance from a mobile device, such as iPhone, iPad, or Android devices.

NOTE: There is no single, fool-proof method of taking attendance.  The Attendance tool in TRACS is meant to serve as a user-friendly method of reporting attendance.  It is recommended to periodically spot-check student attendance using other methods (such as a sign-in sheet or roll-call).

Create Attendance Session

  1. In the left Tool List of your site, click Attendance.
  2. Click Add Session.
  3. Enter the session's date and time.
Students will be marked Present by default. This can be changed by selecting the Mark all active students as: dropdown.
  1. Click Create Session.