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Track and Grade Student Attendance

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Qwickly Attendance

The most powerful attendance platform built for Blackboard Learn.

Take the pain out of tracking and grading student attendance with Qwickly Attendance.

This robust course tool enables faculty to take attendance that is automatically graded in the Blackboard Grade Center. Faculty can take attendance using an attendance list on screen or allow students to check in on their own browser, complete with a PIN and countdown timer.

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Add Comments

Associate comments with any student for their attendance record that session.

Student Check-in

Instructors can allow students to check in to class on their own devices. Checking in allows instructors to skip manually taking attendance and gives students credit for being in class. For extra security, Qwickly Attendance can automatically generate a 4 digit pin for students to enter.
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Attendance Styles

Qwickly Attendance offers multiple attendance styles. Instructors can see a list of all students and work down the list or have Qwickly Attendance show one student at a time as they call of names.

Customize Statuses

Extend the power of Qwickly Attendance by creating custom attendance statuses. Create statuses like Tardy, Bonus or Major Participant. Each status supports having some percentage of an absence or points, or both, allowing you to tap into the powerful attendance algorithm beneath Qwickly Attendance. System Admins can set these statuses up and even allow faculty to create their own. Here are some examples of how they work:
  • Present is worth 100% of the days points, and is 0% of an absence
  • Absent is worth 0% of the days points and 100% of an absence
  • Tardy could be worth 90% of the days points, and be considered 33% of an absent (3 tardies = 1 absence)
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Multiple Sessions a day
Need to take attendance for multiple sessions of the same class in one day? Qwickly Attendance allows taking attendance for any class an unlimited number of times per day and will even let you name each session. For instance, you can name a session "Nov 15 Class" and another "Nov 15 Lab".
Grade Center Integration
Qwickly Attendance can automatically create a grade center column and keep a running grade for each class. Instructors can either assign a total number of points for the whole semester or define a number of points for each time attendance is taken.
Custom Email Alerts
Qwickly attendance can send an email to students when they are marked as absent for the day, providing students with acknowledgement that they were missed in class and a receipt that they were absent. Instructors can even customize the email that is sent to provide a personalized message.

Absence Statistics

The Attendance Record shows the aggregate number of absences for each student. This includes custom statuses that may give students partial absences, such as tardies.

Edit Student Record

Easily change a student's attendance status to correct an error or report an excused absence by clicking the cell for their record.
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Data
Storage
Qwickly Attendance stores all attendance data on your Blackboard server. Data is not stored on a remote server, nor are attendance records ever transmitted off your Blackboard server.
Excused Absences
An attendance status that shows as an absence but is omitted from being counted against them when totaling the student grade.
CSV
Download
Save an attendance record to your computer that can be opened by Excel or other spreadsheet software.

Pricing

Pricing for Qwickly Attendance is based on the number of full-time faculty at your school. The table below shows cost of a license of Qwickly Attendance per year. Schools with a Qwickly+ license can get Qwickly Attendance at a reduced cost.

Full-Time Faculty Standalone With Qwickly+ License
up to 499 $2499 $1499
500 - 999 $4999 $3399
1000+ $7499 $4999

How to get Started

Qwickly Attendance requires installation of the Qwickly Building Block. This free buildling block also provides a multi-course communication module, but you are not required to use the module. Qwickly Attendance requires version 3.4 or greater of the Qwickly Building block, which can be downloaded here.

To activate your Qwickly Attendance license or trial, please submit a support ticket.

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