How do I run Roll Call Attendance reports for an account?

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You can run reports to review attendance information for a subset of the courses and students in your account. This report is sent to your email, where it can be downloaded as a CSV file.

Reports are delivered in a comma separated value (CSV) format and display all content in a list. Reports always include the following data fields: Course ID, SIS Course ID, Course Code, Course Name, Teacher ID, SIS Teacher ID, Teacher Name, Student ID, SIS Student ID, Student Name, Class Date, Attendance, and Timestamp.

Roll Call Attendance Badges are included in account reports if they were created in the account and have been assigned to students. Additionally, the badges will also only be included if they were set within the time frame you specify in the report. To view badges for reports in a subaccount, you must request the report from the subaccount. For example, if an instructor has marked a student with a badge that was created in a course or in a subaccount, the badge will not appear in the report when exported from the account.

You can generate reports for the entire course, or you can generate reports based on specific students or courses. To locate a course or student ID, view the People page, click the name of a student, and both the course and student IDs will be in the browser URL (e.g. courses/XXXXXX/users/XXX).

Open Account

Access Account

In Global Navigation, click the Admin link [1], then click the name of the account [2].

Open Attendance

View Attendance

In Account Navigation, click the Attendance link.

Specify Report Data

Generate Report

In the Generate Report tab, you can specify criteria for your report. If you leave the fields blank, the report will be generated for the entire account.

You can choose a date range for the report [1]. You can also optionally filter by SIS course ID [2] or SIS student ID [3].

By default, the email field [4] will be populated with your email address to send the report. Confirm your email in the field or enter a new email address.

Run Report

Click Run Report Button

Click the Run Report button.

View Notification

View Report Notification

A notification should appear if your request was successfully submitted.

View Email

  View Email 

You will receive an email with the subject Roll Call Attendance Report. The email contains a link where you can access your attendance report for the next 24 hours. When you click the link, you can choose to view or download the report results.

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