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Hidden Feature: Create Labels/Badges for Students

There is a feature added to Accudemia that not too many people may know about and it is the ability to generate badges or labels for your students in Accudemia.To do this simply go to the Administrative section on the left-side navigation of Accudemia and click User Accounts >> Students.If you notice at the top of the screen you have a Print Labels button.  The Print Labels button if pressed now will generate labels for all of you students.  However if you want to only generate the badges/labels for only several of the students you can enable multi-select and select the students before pressing the Print Labels button.This feature can be used to generate labels for Instructors, Tutors, and System Admins as well.Once the Administrator clicks the Print Labels button and accepts the confirmation, he or she will get a PDF containing all the requested labels. The PDF contains up to 24 square labels per page. We suggest Avery® Easy Peel® White Square Labels (#22805) that are best to b…

Allow Tutor to Record Session After the Fact

Many people don’t seem to be aware of one incredible feature that Accudemia has.  If you tutor in the cafeteria or somewhere else where there’s no a sign-in station available, you can add sign-in sessions manually later. 
Well, to be honest, the best way to do it would be with iAccu, using an iPhone you can create the session even with no Internet connection.  But let’s imagine your cell phone battery is dead or you just want to do it later.
First of all, an administrator must allow tutors to manually sign-in and sign-out students.  Those options can be found in the Control Panel, under the User Accounts section:

Once that option is enabled, the tutor can login to her account, go to Sign-In/Sign-Out in the left menu and create the session(s) manually in a few clicks:

There you have to select the center, the start time and duration of the session, and optionally the course, instructor and services you helped with.  Then select the student names and click in the big blue button on the …