Follow the steps below to take attendance using the attendance tool in D2L.
Click Attendance on the Navigation bar.
*Note: Desire2Learn courses do not have the Attendance tool active by default. To add the Attendance tool to your course please follow the steps in the Add a Tool to the Navigation Bar tutorial.
Select the Register for which you want to take attendance.
*Note: To create an attendance register follow the steps in the Creating Attendance Registers tutorial.
Select the session for which you would like to take attendance by clicking on the icon next to it.
Chose the student you would like to mark attendance for by checking the box next to their name. From the Attendance Status drop-down menu chose either P (Present) or A (Absent). Click Save when finished.
Click Set Status for All.
From the Status drop-down menu select either P (Present) or A (Absent). Click Save
You should see this icon in the lower right corner of your screen.
The attendance will now be populated on the main register screen.