Increasing Student Engagement through automated attendance taking

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In this video, Niall presents how he has used an educational mobile app for taking attendance and the impact this has had on the engagement of his students as a result.

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Teaching large numbers of students makes the attendance taking task tedious, time consuming, and impractical. Our virtual learning environment has great features but it cannot automate attendance taking. In this video, Niall presents how he has used an educational mobile app for taking attendance and the impact this has had on the engagement of his students as a result.

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