Activities ::: mod_attendance
Maintained by Dan Marsden
A plugin that allows an attendance log to be kept. - includes an optional block for easy access to relevant functions.

Attendance 2.6.2

Moodle 2.5
Released: Thursday, October 9, 2014, 9:37 AM


The "Attendance" module was developed by Dmitry Pupinin, Novosibirsk, Russia, Artem Andreev, Taganrog, Russia.

This block may be distributed under the terms of the General Public License (see for details)


The attendance module and block are designed to allow instructors of a course keep an attendance log of the students in their courses. The instructor will setup the frequency of his classes (# of days per week & length of course) and the attendance is ready for use. To take attendance, the instructor clicks on the "Update Attendance" button and is presented with a list of all the students in that course, along with 4 options: Present, Absent, Late & Excused, with a Remarks textbox. Instructors can download the attendance for their course in Excel format or text format. Only the instructor can update the attendance data. However, a student gets to see his attendance record.


The attendance module follows standard installation procedure.

  1. Create folder /mod/attendance.
  2. Extract files from folder inside archive to created folder.
  3. Visit page Home ► Site administration ► Notifications to complete installation.

Version control information

Version control system (VCS)
VCS repository URL

Default installation instructions for plugins of the type Activities

  1. Make sure you have all the required versions.
  2. Download and unpack the module.
  3. Place the folder (eg "assignment") in the "mod" subdirectory.
  4. Visit to finish the installation