The University of Delaware has turned to identity solutions provider, IDEMIA, to leverage the company's Mobile ID for age verification and identification at the university's football stadium. The new event access solution is the result of a partnership with the Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles and the University of Delaware Athletics, and makes UD one of the first campuses in the country to provide students and fans with a digital tool to verify identity without a physical driver’s license.
Tag: Time and Attendance
Financial aid disbursement can carry certain attendance requirements, and without accurate reporting that funding can be put in jeopardy. That’s precisely the experience for New Orleans, Louisiana’s Dillard University, where Transact has provided a new attendance system to replace the university's dated, paper-based attendance tracking system.
Attendance tracking solutions are growing in popularity in recent years and the trend has seen a number of new entries in the higher education space. Among the newer attendance solutions is a mobile app called SpotterEDU, which has added the likes of Syracuse and more recently the University of Missouri.
The Hyogo College of Medicine in Nishinomiya, Japan is using a facial-recognition biometric system to log student attendance in classrooms. As reported by The Japan Times, tablets are used to check student faces against pre-registered accounts in the biometric database, and is the first program of its kind in a Japanese university setting.
There's a growing body of research indicating that classroom attendance is inherently linked to student academic performance and success. Old Dominion University is the latest to implement an attendance solution, and has done so by constructing its own hardware solution in house.
In the final installment of our three-part video series detailing hardware and software solutions from card system vendor, Blackboard, Kent Pawlak, Senior Director for Platform Strategy and Product Management, Kent Pawlak discusses the company’s transaction system solutions and gives a tour of the latest Blackboard reader hardware.
Going to class is important, and in many ways, it's the key to academic success. It comes as little surprise, then, that campuses are implementing attendance policies – and accompany those policies with an automated attendance systems – to open the possibility of improved academic performance and identify students in need of institutional support.
This free on-demand webinar explores why higher education is starting to reconsider attendance tracking due to reporting requirements and positive impacts on student engagement. Campus transaction system vendor, Blackboard Transact, demos its new automated attendance system, which leverages existing student ID cards from any vendor, iOS and Android mobile devices, and the cloud to facilitate tracking and reporting.
It seems logical that students who do not attend classes will not perform as well in their academic careers. How much learning can take place in the absence of having enough discipline to attend lectures? In this installment of the CR80News Expert Panel Series, Blackboard's Kent Pawlak discusses the importance of attendance tracking, including student retention, financial aid compliance and improved academic performance.
As retention rates stagnate, college students' classroom attendance is being called into question. In response to pressure from a number of outside parties, including parents and taxpayers, some universities are adopting attendance technology to introduce a measure of accountability.