How do I use Roll Call Attendance Badges?
Canvas recently introduced a new page design called the New Canvas User Interface (UI). Depending on your Canvas view, your page design may vary from the images shown in this lesson. However, the functionality and location of the components remain the same.
Once you have configured the Attendance tool, Roll Call Badges are a versatile way to make quick notations about your students using the Roll Call attendance tool. For example, you can quickly mark when a student is disruptive or actively participating in the class so that you have a record of that student's activities.
You can add and manage any course-level attendance badges in any student's attendance information profile. New badges are always available to all students and will not/cannot be created for individual students. Badges may be created, however, that are only applicable in certain circumstances such as "Absent due to death in family" or "Absent due to school-sanctioned activity."
Canvas admins have the right to delete any course-level badges that may be considered inappropriate.
Note: Roll Call Attendance Badges are not visible to students.
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Badges can be added and managed in any student's attendance information profile.
In List View , click the More tab next to a student's name.
In Class View , click the name of the student.
To edit any existing badge you created for your course, click the Manage badges link.
Note: When managing or editing badges, any changes made will affect the entire course, not an individual student. Additionally, you cannot manage any badges created at the account level.