D2L - Taking Attendance

Last Updated: 09/11/2014
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Overview

Follow the steps below to take attendance using the attendance tool in D2L. 

*Note: You can take attendance either one student at a time or all at the same time . Be sure to pay attention to the step titles to see to which topic the documentation corresponds.

This tutorial is operating system independent.

Step 1

 

Click Attendance on the Navigation bar. 

*Note: To add the Attendance tool to your Navbar, please follow the steps in the Add a Tool to the Navigation Bar tutorial.

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Step 2

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.

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Step 3

Select the session for which you would like to take attendance by clicking on the icon next to it. 

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Step 4

Taking Attendance One Student at a Time

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. 

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Step 5

Taking Attendance for All Students

Click Set Status for All

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Step 6

From the Status drop-down menu select either P (Present) or A (Absent). Click Save

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Step 7

Click Save

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Step 8

You should see this icon in the lower right corner of your screen. 

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Step 9

The attendance will now be populated on the main register screen. 

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