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Counting Attendance as Participation

How do I count attendance as participation?

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Community Coach
Community Coach

Hi  @hstewart 

I am not quite certain what you are asking?

If you are asking how to use the Attendance/Roll-Call feature, you can learn how in the Attendance Chapter of the Instructor Guide.

However, if you are asking how the Attendance feature can otherwise contribute to some sort of participation grade, I can only tell you what I do. I have created an Assignment Group that I have labeled "Participation", and within this group I have added all assignments I personally categorize as "participation" assignments (Discussions, typically). In this way, you will then have a sub-total column in your gradebook for all "participation" assignment.

If this is not what you are asking, please clarify and I will happily try again.


Community Coach
Community Coach

 @hstewart ,

Were you able to find an answer to your question? I am going to go ahead and mark this question as answered because there hasn't been any more activity in a while so I assume that you have the information that you need. If you still have a question about this or if you have information that you would like to share with the community, by all means, please do come back and leave a comment.  Also, if this question has been answered by one of the previous replies, please feel free to mark that answer as correct.