Moodle: Activities & Resources: Add Attendance

The Attendance activity is designed for teachers to be able take attendance during class, and for students to be able to view their own attendance record.

Note: If a student is removed/dropped from a course (unenrolled), and added back, their attendance record will not be retained unless the instructor regularly saves the report to a secure location.

To Add Attendance: 

1. Login to Moodle and select desired course.

2. Scroll to the bottom of the page and select Create Learning Activity.

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3. Select Attendance under the activities list of adding a new activity or resource. Then select Add

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4. Type in a Name for this attendance, then personalize the attendance in the Attendance Settings. When finished, click Save and Return to Course at the bottom.

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5. The Attendance will then appear in your selected topic section. 

For how to add sessions to go the following article, Moodle: Activities & Resources: Add Multiple Attendance Sessions


For more information on adding attendance, read the following documentation from Moodle Docs. Note that the documentation does not show the SNAP Theme, but the functionality of the settings is the same. All links will open in a new window.


Support & Training

The Faculty Technology Center (FTC) provides Moodle support by email, by phone, or live through Zoom. For contact information, please see the article Faculty Technology Center: LSU Overview. To connect through Zoom and for further information on support services and training, see the LSU Online & Continuing Education Faculty Resources & Support page.

The FTC also provides just-in-time faculty training opportunities and recorded training sessions. Attending at least one training session for Moodle upgrades is highly recommended. For a comprehensive list of available workshops and recordings, please see the LSU Online & Continuing Education Technology Training page.

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