By leveraging real-time attendance software, vocational schools can take a proactive approach to retention while ensuring students remain safe in an emergency. Do you know where your students are? No, really—are you 100% sure? Yes, they’re supposed to be in class. But, let’s be honest, that’s not always the case. Throw in externship attendance, where… Continue reading Do You Know Where Your Students Are?
Instead of an attendance solution with shared surfaces, career institutes should instead explore a hands-free solutions where students check-in on their own device. As schools look to create a safe learning environment to welcome staff and students back on-site during the pandemic, those using biometric scanners should reassess their attendance technology. Biometric scanners do not… Continue reading How To Take Attendance Safely During The Pandemic
Whether you’ve been teaching online for years or you’ve recently transitioned to online courses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a plethora of tools to help plan and deliver content, keep students engaged, increase efficiency, and more. To make your life easier, we’ve compiled a list for you. The tools listed below are… Continue reading 9 Tools To Make Teaching Online Courses Easier In 2020
Since peaking in 2011, postsecondary education enrollments have been in decline. For-profit schools saw their enrollments plummet by an average of 12.6% between Fall 2015 and Fall 2018. But in the last year, the decline in for-profit school enrollments has significantly tapered off. Between Fall 2018 and Fall 2019, for-profit college enrollments declined by just… Continue reading How An Attendance Management Platform Helps Facilitate School Growth
When you think about a digital attendance solution, you may think about its effect on how daily attendance is taken. Students check in on their mobile app simultaneously, allowing instructors to start teaching right away because they don’t have to call out students’ names or pass around a sign-in sheet. While digitizing attendance does make… Continue reading How Digitizing Attendance Benefits Your School Beyond The Classroom
There are an endless amount of reasons students skip class. Sometimes they aren’t feeling 100% healthy and would rather stay home. Sometimes they don’t have an easy way to get to class and would rather not deal with the trek. Sometimes they feel that they understand the material well enough and would rather not sit… Continue reading 6 Tactics To Increase Attendance & Keep Students From Skipping Class
Proprietary school attendance directly impacts compliance and student progression towards their credentials. Why does attendance in college matter? If you ask some traditional four-year college professors, they might say that it doesn’t (and shouldn’t). Students are adults, they claim, and because they’re paying for the service regardless, it should be up to them whether or… Continue reading Why Does Attendance Matter In Proprietary Schools?
When we think of attendance, we typically envision the first few minutes of class where an instructor records which students are present and which students are absent. But as you may know, there’s more to attendance than just taking roll at the beginning of class. Attendance data must then be shared with registrars and entered… Continue reading How Much Manual Data Entry Does Traditional Attendance Require?
Consumers get their news online now more than ever. Netflix moved away from mailing discs to streaming its content online. Conferences, festivals, and other events now have interactive apps instead of paper agendas. Included in the realm of advanced technologies are mobile devices, which have seen dramatic improvements in the last ten years alone. Smartphones,… Continue reading 6 Advantages of Mobile Attendance Tracking
Location-based attendance solves the loopholes in traditional attendance methods, particularly for externship and clinical attendance. The traditional ways of tracking attendance in higher education are not always foolproof. More often than not, the methods used to verify if students are in class have loopholes that can be exploited by students who don’t want to be… Continue reading Here’s The Skinny On ‘Location-Based’ Attendance