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Mass-Assigning Attendance

Published on July 9, 2014 in MMS

You can perform a process that sets the same attendance code for a large group of students.

 

In the Staff Portal

To mass-assign an attendance code for a large group of students,

  1. click Attendance and click Mass-Assign Attendance.
  2. Set parameters for the first step, Set Up Daily Attendance.
    • Select the starting/ending date range to which the attendance will be applied.
    • Select the daily attendance code that will be applied to all of the selected students.
    • Enter any time in and time out information if applicable.
    • Enter any notes that are accompanying the attendance mark.
  3. Click Next.
  4. Set parameters for the second step, Select Students.
    • There are three methods to limit the students who will receive the attendance mark. You can use any one or a combination of:
      • Students having a specific value in a biographical field of your choosing, e.g., advisor, team, homeroom, or so forth).
      • Students having specific course section.
      • Use the Student Range to further limit your selection within the above limitations you have already set.
  5. Click Next.
  6. You can set the attendance close for each of the classes meeting on a particular day on the third step, Set up Class Attendance. This is an optional step.
  7. Click Next.
  8. The final step, Confirm/Submit, will show you the settings you’ve selected including the attendance information being recorded and what students will be affected by the mass-assigning. If the confirmation is acceptable, click Submit to make the change. Click the previous tabs to adjust your settings.

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