1. The Attendance Tool allows you to record attendance and allows the student to track their attendance. It consists of creating an attendance scheme, creating a register, and taking attendance. NOTE:  The Attendance does not connect with the Grade book

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2. This tutorial will cover creating an Attendance Register.

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3. Click Management

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4. Click Attendance

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5. The Register is what contains the days in which you will record attendance.

To create one, click New Register.

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6. Click Name and give your register a name.

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7. Type Name and click Return or Enter on your keyboard.

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8. Scroll down and click the dropdown under Attendance Scheme

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9. A scheme is what signifies what you record for attendance.  For example, present and absent.

Select a scheme.  In this case, I'll select the one I created in the first tutorial, Creating an Attendance Scheme.

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10. Select My Scheme

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11. The Cause for Concern percentage is based on the percentages you assigned in your scheme and your attendance policy in your syllabus and will alert you when a student is at risk.  It is optional and does not connect with the Grade book.

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12. Click in the textbox under Cause for Concern.

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13. Type in a number and click Return or Enter on your keyboard.

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14. Under Sessions you will create the dates of your class.  For example, if you teach 15 class sessions, you will need 15 rows in your Sessions area.  

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15. Since creating this can be a click-intensive process, I recommend that you use code such as W1M for Week 1 Monday.  That way you can reuse this register anytime you teach a MWF class.

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16. Click on the textbox under Session Name, next to number 1

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17. Type a session name and press Tab

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18. Type a description.  This is optional.

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19. Repeat to fill all boxes then click Save.

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20. To add more lines, scroll and click the textbox next to Add Sessions.

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21. Type the number of sessions to add

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22. Click Add Sessions

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23. Continue to add all the days in which you will take attendance.

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24. If you have extra rows you wish to delete, scroll down and click Delete (the trash can icon) to the far right of the row.

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25. Click Delete 

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26. When finished, click Save

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27. Scroll and click Close

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28. That's it. You're done.

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