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Welcome to AccuClass

Below you will find the first steps when setting up your Accuclass account

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<button class=“accordion”>1. Setup Timezone</button> <div class=“panel”>

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<p>To set up your Timezone go to <b>Advanced Options</b> and click Settings.</p>
<p><img src="http://www.attendance-tracking.com/docs/lib/exe/fetch.php/accuclass/accuclassquickstart3.png" alt="Timezone1"></p>
<p>Once there simply select your timezone from the drop-down box (default is EST).</p>
<p><img src="http://www.attendance-tracking.com/docs/lib/exe/fetch.php/accuclass/accuclassquickstart1-2.gif" alt="Timezone2"></p>
<p class="note">Click the <img src="http://www.attendance-tracking.com/docs/lib/exe/fetch.php/accuclass/accuclassquickstartsave.png" alt="save"> button to save your timezone.</p>

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<button class=“accordion”>2. Setup Attendance Statuses & Rules </button> <div class=“panel”>

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<p>To set up your Attendance Statuses & Rules go to <b>Advanced Options</b> and click Settings.</p>
<p><img src="http://www.attendance-tracking.com/docs/lib/exe/fetch.php/accuclass/accuclassquickstart3.png" alt=""></p>

  <h4>Default Class Times</h4>
<p>Once there simply select your <b>Default Class Times</b>, this is option lets you select the class length per day (recorded in minutes).</p>
<p><img src="http://www.attendance-tracking.com/docs/lib/exe/fetch.php/accuclass/accuclassquickstart4.png" alt=""></p>
<p>Next, Click on the <b>[Customize]</b> button next to Statuses, Rules, ect… under <b>Attendance Settings</b>.</p>
<p><img src="http://www.attendance-tracking.com/docs/lib/exe/fetch.php/accuclass/accuclassquickstart5.png" alt=""></p>

  <h4>Attendance Settings</h4>
  <p>What is the Attendance Settings section? This is the attendance labels that you use for your Roll Call. There are several that are pre-determined such as <b>Present, Absent, Tardy, Left Early, and Excused</b>.</p>
  <p><img src="http://www.attendance-tracking.com/docs/lib/exe/fetch.php/accuclass/accuclassquickstart6.png" alt=""></p>
  
  <h5>Available Statuses</h5>
  <p>In this section you can customize your statuses names, you can set them a specific color and count</p>
      
  <h5>Selection Rules</h5>
  <p>This is where you determine all the rules that you want your sign-ins to follow. You can set the following rules:</p>
  <ul>
    <li>What <b>status</b> is given if the student <b>signs-in/signs-out correctly</b>.</li>
    <li>What <b>status</b> is given if the student <b>neither</b> signs-in/signs-out.</li>
    <li>What <b>status</b> is given if the student is late by <b>X</b> minutes.</li>
    <li>What <b>status</b> is given if the student is late by <b>X</b> minutes or never signs-in (but signs-out)..</li>
    <li>What <b>status</b> is given if the student is late by <b>X</b> minutes (or more) before the class ends..</li>
    <li>What <b>status</b> is given if the student <b>does not</b> sign-out.</li>
  </ul>
  <p class="note">Click the <img src="http://www.attendance-tracking.com/docs/lib/exe/fetch.php/accuclass/accuclassquickstartsave.png" alt="save"> button to save your Attendance Settings.</p>
  <p class="note">This section only applies to those people who are using a PC Sign-in Station or the AccuClass App</p>

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<button class=“accordion”>3. Setup Semesters</button> <div class=“panel”> <br>

<img src="http://www.attendance-tracking.com/docs/lib/exe/fetch.php/accuclass/accuclassquickstart8.png" alt="" style="float:right;border:3px solid #871cc1">
<p>To set up your Semester go to <b>View / Edit Classes</b> under Classes.</p>
<p><img src="http://www.attendance-tracking.com/docs/lib/exe/fetch.php/accuclass/accuclassquickstart7.png" alt=""></p>
<p>Next, click on <b>Semesters</b> and then <b>Create New</b> and fill in the following info:</p>
<ul>
    <li><b>Semester Name:</b> Complete with the name of your semester.</li>
    <li><b>Start Date:</b> Complete with a reference date for the conference.</li>
    <li><b>End Date:</b> Set up the dates that the conference is going to take place.</li>
</ul>
<p class="note">Click the <img src="http://www.attendance-tracking.com/docs/lib/exe/fetch.php/accuclass/accuclassquickstartsave.png" alt="save"> button to save your Semester.</p>

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<button class=“accordion”>4. Enter Students</button> <div class=“panel”> <br>

<p>There are two ways to enter your students:</p>
<ul>
    <li>Using an <b>Import</b> in which you must create a <b>.CSV</b> file with all the Students data. using this method it will automatically have all your student data available to you.</li>
    <li>Doing it manually: Input your <b>Students</b> information through AccuClass.</li>
</ul>
<p>To manually enter them you must go to the <b>Students and Enrollment</b> section under <b>Students</b> of the main menu.</p>
<img src="http://www.attendance-tracking.com/docs/lib/exe/fetch.php/accuclass/accuclassquickstart10.png" alt="" style="float:right;border:3px solid #871cc1">
<p><img src="http://www.attendance-tracking.com/docs/lib/exe/fetch.php/accuclass/accuclassquickstart9.png" alt=""></p>
<p>Once there click <b>Create New</b> and fill in the following info about your student:</p>
<ul><b>General information</b>
    <li>Unique ID (Required)</li>
    <li>First Name (Required)</li>
    <li>Last Name (Required)</li>
    <li>Preferred Name</li>
    <li>Email</li>
    <li>Card Number (Will default to ID if none specified)</li>
    <li>Upload a Picture</li>
</ul>
<ul><b>Security</b>
    <li>Password</li>
    <li>Repeat</li>
</ul>
<p class="note">Click the <img src="http://www.attendance-tracking.com/docs/lib/exe/fetch.php/accuclass/accuclassquickstartsave.png" alt="save"> button to save your Students data.</p>

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<button class=“accordion”>5. Add instructors</button> <div class=“panel”> <br>

<p>There are two ways to enter your instructors:</p>
<ul>
    <li>Using an <b>Import</b> in which you must create a <b>.CSV</b> file with all the Instructors data. using this method it will automatically have all your Instructor data available to you.</li>
    <li>Doing it manually: Input your <b>Instructors</b> information through AccuClass.</li>
</ul>
<p>To manually enter them you must go to the <b>Instructors</b> section under <b>Classes</b> of the main menu.</p>
<img src="http://www.attendance-tracking.com/docs/lib/exe/fetch.php/accuclass/accuclassquickstart12.png" alt="" style="float:right;border:3px solid #871cc1">
<p><img src="http://www.attendance-tracking.com/docs/lib/exe/fetch.php/accuclass/accuclassquickstart11.png" alt=""></p>
<p>Once there click <b>Create New</b> and fill in the following info about your instructor:</p>
<ul>General information
    <li>Unique ID (Required)</li>
    <li>First Name (Required)</li>
    <li>Last Name (Required)</li>
    <li>Preferred Name</li>
    <li>Email</li>
    <li>Upload a Picture</li>
</ul>
<ul><b>Security</b>
    <li>Password</li>
    <li>Repeat</li>
</ul>
<p class="note">Click the <img src="http://www.attendance-tracking.com/docs/lib/exe/fetch.php/accuclass/accuclassquickstartsave.png" alt="save"> button to save your Instructors data.</p>

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<button class=“accordion”>6. Enter Classes & Assign Instructors</button> <div class=“panel”> <br>

<p>There are two ways to enter your classes:</p>
<ul>
    <li>Using an <b>Import</b> in which you must create a <b>.CSV</b> file with all the classes data. using this method it will automatically have all your classes data available to you.</li>
    <li>Doing it manually: Enter the <b>Classes</b> and their Schedule.</li>
</ul>
<p>To manually enter them you must go to the <b>View/Edit Classes</b> section under <b>Classes</b> of the main menu.</p>
<img src="http://www.attendance-tracking.com/docs/lib/exe/fetch.php/accuclass/accuclassquickstart13.png" alt="" style="float:right;border:2px solid black">
<p><img src="http://www.attendance-tracking.com/docs/lib/exe/fetch.php/accuclass/accuclassquickstart7.png" alt=""></p>
<p>Once there click <b>Create New</b> and fill in the following info about your class:</p>
<ul>
    <li><b>Semester:</b> Fill in the name of the semester the class is occurring.</li>
    <li><b>Unique Code:</b> This can be anything that will uniquely ID the course. (Session MAT-101-01,CRN 0488-981,etc.)</li>
    <li><b>Class Name:</b> Fill in the name of the class.</li>
    <li><b>Department (Not Required):</b> Fill in the Department. (English, Mathematics, Science, etc.)</li>
    <li><b>Instructors:</b> Add the Instructors who will be managing the Roll Call or Sign-ins for the class so they'll have access to it when they login to AccuClass</li>
    <li><b>Add schedule:</b> Select the day of the week in the dropdown box to add days that the class occurs. Adjust the times and set the classroom. (A sample will be given if none have been created.) You can also schedule one-time meetings for specific dates if you do not meet on a regular day and time of the week.</li>
    <li><b>One-time meetings:</b> This section to set the schedule based on specific dates instead of recurring days of the week.</li>
    <li><b>Allow signing-in early by:</b> Select the time you will allow students to sign in early by (in minutes).</li>
    <li><b>Allow signing-out late by:</b> Select the time you will allow students to sign out late by (in minutes).</li>
    <li><b>Check sessions after saving:</b> select <b>Manually</b> if you are changing the schedule manually from a previously saved class if not select <b>Automatically</b>.</li>
</ul>
<p class="note">Click the <img src="http://www.attendance-tracking.com/docs/lib/exe/fetch.php/accuclass/accuclassquickstartsave.png" alt="save"> button to save your Instructors data.</p>

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<button class=“accordion”>7. Enroll the students.</button> <div class=“panel”> <br>

<p>There are two ways to enroll students:</p>
<ul>
    <li>Using an <b>Import</b> in which you must create a <b>.CSV</b> file with all the student enrollment data. Using this method it will automatically enroll all your students in their classes.</li>
    <li>Doing it manually: Select each class that the student is enrolled to.</li>
</ul>
<p>To manually enter them you must go to the <b>Students and Enrollment</b> section under <b>Students</b> of the main menu.</p>
<p><img src="http://www.attendance-tracking.com/docs/lib/exe/fetch.php/accuclass/accuclassquickstart9.png" alt=""></p>
<ol>
   <li>Once there click on <b>Enrollment</b> on the student you want to enroll.</li>
   <br>
   <ul><img src="http://www.attendance-tracking.com/docs/lib/exe/fetch.php/accuclass/accuclassquickstart14.png" alt="1" style="border:2px solid black"></ul>
   <li>Then select the class from the drop-down box.</li>
   <br>
   <ul><img src="http://www.attendance-tracking.com/docs/lib/exe/fetch.php/accuclass/accuclassquickstart15.png" alt="2" style="border:2px solid black"></ul>
   <li>If you accidentally select the wrong class you can remove it by clicking the minus sign.</li>
   <br>
   <ul><img src="http://www.attendance-tracking.com/docs/lib/exe/fetch.php/accuclass/accuclassquickstart16.png" alt="3" style="border:2px solid black"></ul>
   <li>When finished click the <img src="http://www.attendance-tracking.com/docs/lib/exe/fetch.php/accuclass/accuclassquickstartaddclass.png" alt="save"> button.</li>
</ol>
<p class="note">You can also enroll the students similarly under the <b>Classes</b> section. Just select the <b>class</b> first and then choose the <b>students</b> you want enrolled in it.</p>

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<button class=“accordion”>8. Record Attendance!</button> <div class=“panel”> <br>

<h2>Click on an option below to choose how you would like to track attendance for your classroom!</h2>
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      <a href="http://www.attendance-tracking.com/docs/doku.php/accuclass/recording-attendance/method" class='btn-big w-300' style="margin: 5px;">
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      By a METHOD
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      With a DEVICE
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</p> <p>To find out which attendance method is best for you, visit <a href=“http://www.engineerica.com/accuclass/attendance-recording-options”>Recording Attendance</a></p> </div>

<button class=“accordion”>9. View and Edit Attendance Data</button> <div class=“panel”> <br>

<p>To view and edit the attendance of a class go to the <b>Attendance</b> section and click on <b>Sheet</b>.</p>
<img src="http://www.attendance-tracking.com/docs/lib/exe/fetch.php/accuclass/accuclassquickstart18.png" alt="1" style="float:right;border:3px solid #871cc1">
<p><img src="http://www.attendance-tracking.com/docs/lib/exe/fetch.php/accuclass/accuclassquickstart17.png" alt="1"></p>
<p>Once there you will be prompted to select the class your want the Attendance Sheet to be pulled. Select the class and click the <b>View Attendance</b> button.</p>
<p>At this point you will see a complete chart of the students and the days of the semester with the attendance data.</p>
<p>There are multiple ways to <b>edit</b> attendance:</p>
<ul>
    <li>To edit the attendance for a particular <b>day</b>, select the appropriate column for that day. This will open the <b>Roll Call</b> for that day.</li>
    <br>
    <p><img src="http://www.attendance-tracking.com/docs/lib/exe/fetch.php/accuclass/accuclassquickstart19.png" alt="1" style="border:2px solid black"></p>
    <li>To edit the attendance for a <b>student</b>, select the student by clicking on their name. This will open the students <b>Attendance Logs</b> for every day.</li>
    <br>
    <p><img src="http://www.attendance-tracking.com/docs/lib/exe/fetch.php/accuclass/accuclassquickstart20.png" alt="1" style="border:2px solid black"></p>
    <li>To edit the attendance for a particular <b>Log</b>, select the appropriate log for that day. This will open the <b>Attendance Details</b> for that log.</li>
    <br>
    <p><img src="http://www.attendance-tracking.com/docs/lib/exe/fetch.php/accuclass/accuclassquickstart21.png" alt="1" style="border:2px solid black"></p>
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<p class="note">You can click the <b>Hide Totals</b> button if you would like to view the charted data without the text summary for each student.</p>

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<button class=“accordion”>10. Export Class Attendance</button> <div class=“panel”> <br>

<p>To export your data go to the <b>Advanced Options</b> section and click <b>Export Data</b>.</p>
<p><img src="http://www.attendance-tracking.com/docs/lib/exe/fetch.php/accuclass/accuclassquickstart22.png" alt=""></p>
<p>You can download your data by clicking the Download lightened text. You are able to download your data as <b>.CSV</b> , <b>HTML</b> and <b>Excel 2007/10</b> file.</b>.</p>
<img src="http://www.attendance-tracking.com/docs/lib/exe/fetch.php/accuclass/accuclassquickstart23.png" alt="" style="float:right;border:3px solid #871cc1">
<ul>The data you can download is:
  <li>Students</li>
  <li>Instructors</li>
  <li>Instructors Assignments</li>
  <li>Enrollment</li>
  <li>Classes</li>
  <li>Card Swipes</li>
  <li>Attendance</li>
  <li>Attendance Swipes</li>
  <li>Attendance Summary By Status</li>
</ul>

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