Topics Map > Services > Teaching, Learning and Classrooms > Assistive Technology

pointsolutions, part of Echo360 ( Known as Turning Point) Desktop - Track attendance

pointsolutions new features were designed with input from instructors to help make that process simpler than ever. Also, below is the process for pointsolutions on location-based attendance.

pointsolutions Desktop now features an attendance button that allows instructors to start the process with a single click. Once attendance is open, participants simply use their cell phones, tablets or computers to check in.

students with hands raised

pointsolutions Desktop Software - Location-based attendance

This is used to take attendance and have a border on how close to the classroom or building you need to be to be able to check in for attendance.  This can be used to get people to go to class and not skip it or have their friends send the code.
 
Select Course


Login to the
pointnsolutions and navigate to the class you would like to add the location-based attendance to and click the blue select button.


Attendance

From here click on the attendance tab along the top.

Attendance settings
 

After you have opened that tab click on the text of the blue attendance setting.

location based Attendance


That will open the attendance setting feature, right now there is only one option and that is to turn the location-based attendance on and off. Switch it on.
Adjust location


This will allow you to change how big you want the radius of the zone to be and what location you want it to be at.  If it doesn’t show your location on the map or you want to change the location you can either click on the map at a location you want the center to be in or you can type in the address of the location you want the center to be and it will move the location accordingly.

Just a disclaimer, the radius has only a couple of options for how big or small you wish to have the radius, pick that one that works best for you, it will cover more than just your room.

See Also:




Keywords:Echo Pointsolutions, Echo360, echo point solutions account, echo360 account, TurningPro, Turning, TP, Turning Pro Account, TuriningPro Account, Account, clickers, clicker, response ware, responseware, polling, track attendance, attendance, instructor resources, TurningTechnolgies, Turning Technology, desk top, desktop   Doc ID:105174
Owner:Tammy C.Group:IT Knowledge Base
Created:2020-08-21 11:20 CDTUpdated:2022-08-12 11:02 CDT
Sites:IT Knowledge Base
Feedback:  0   0