Enabling Automatic Attendance Tracking

This guide will demonstrate how to enable automatic attendance tracking for  Blackboard Collaborate Ultra sessions

Automatic attendance tracking can only be enabled for sessions with a defined end date.

Accessing Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

Log into your Blackboard course and click on the Blackboard Collaborate link in your course menu.

Modifying Session Settings

  1. Locate the session you would like to enable attendance tracking for and click the Session Options button from the menu.
  2. Select Edit Settings from the menu.

Enabling Attendance Tracking, Part 1

Click on the Attendance Tracking tab in the Session Information panel

Enabling Attendance  Tracking, Part 2

  1. Share attendance information with LMS:  Check this box to enable automatic attendance tracking. The options below will now be able to be modified.
  2. Late After: Specify the number of minutes from the start after which students would be marked as late.
  3. Absent After: Specify the number of minutes from the start after which students would be marked as absent.
  4. Required time in session: Specify the percentage of the session for which students must be present for.