With Attendance business rules, you set rules for attendance entry.

 

  • If entering day attendance, and class attendance already exists -- If class attendance entries already exist and another user begins to enter day attendance, select whether to warn the user or always allow. If warned, the user can select whether to overwrite existing entries.
 

 

  • If entering class attendance, and day attendance already exists -- If day attendance entries already exist and another user begins to enter class attendance, select whether to warn the user, always allow, or never allow. If warned, the user can select whether to overwrite existing entries.

     

  • If entering day attendance only, require users to indicate attendance taken when taking attendance by [ ] meeting at this time [ ] -- Select homeroom or class to designate when users are required to mark attendance as taken.

    Note: This business rule applies only when an academic year is set up to track attendance by day only. If you select class, the meeting at this time portion is enabled so you can enter the time.

     

  • When calculating day attendance from class attendance, calculate using the [ ] -- Select relative length of classes in a day or number of classes in a day.
    If you select relative length of classes in a day, the program calculates day attendance considering the minutes of classes in a day.
    If you select number of classes in a day, the program calculates attendance considering each class (regardless of length) as one unit in the day.

For more information on business rules, refer to How to define Attendance business rules (BB235390).