Creating an Attendance Session

This guide will describe how to create attendance sessions.

Accessing the Attendance Tool

To access the Attendance Tool,

  1. Within your Blackboard course, navigate to the Course Management area, and click on Course Tools.
  2. With the Course Tools section expanded, click the link labeled Attendance.

Creating an Attendance Session

Blackboard will automatically create an attendance session labeled Today. If you wish to create your own sessions in advance,

  1. Click on the Overall Toggle
  2. Hover your mouse between columns and click on the + button to add an attendance column.

Modifying an Attendance Column

The following steps will describe how to edit an attendance session:

  1. Click on the column header to open up the options menu.
  2. Click on Edit Meeting to change the associated date for the meetings.
  3. Click Delete Meeting to remove a meeting. A dialog box will pop up asking you to confirm your choice. Note: Deleting a meeting will delete all attendance records entered for that meeting, as well as any associated grades.