The Roll Call Attendance tool in Canvas has the ability to create a drag and drop seating chart for your course. This process requires that you:
Navigate to the Attendance toolOpen the Class viewClick Edit Seating ChartCreate the seating chart
Creating a Seating Chart in Canvas
1. Open Attendance
You will find the Attendance tool in the left hand course navigation menu.
Note: If you do not see this link in the menu, you can enable it in the navigational settings (How do I manage Course Navigation links?)
2. Open Class View
From the attendance tool, click the Class tab.
3. Edit Seating Chart
Next, click the Edit Seating Chart tab.
4. Create Seating Chart
From here you can drag and drop your students into the seating chart grid, and arrange them as desired. You can remove students from the seating chart by dragging the names back to the green section on the left.
Please note that the Roll Call Attendance tool can export student attendance data, but it does not export seating chart data.
REV EZ 07/19/21