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Groups

Students can be placed into groups to allow them to work together on projects and other class activities. The Group feature allows a virtual environment where group members can communicate and collaborate to work on a specific task.

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Simple Steps:  From the course Control Panel → Select Users and Groups → Groups → Select Create Single Group → Click Manual Enroll → Give the group a Name and Description → Check the Tools the group will have access to → Select students and use the arrows to manually enroll them in the group → Submit

Available Tutorials:  Create Group Set (PDF), Create Single Group (PDF), Create Assignments for Groups (PDF


Explanation of Group Types:

  • Create Single Group:  Creates 1 group at a time with a unique name
    • Create a Single Group → Self-Enroll:  Group Set where student users can enroll themselves.
    • Create a Single Group → Manual Enroll:  Group Set where membership in each group is determined by the instructor.

  • Create Group Set:  Creates any number of groups determined by the Instructor which a group name followed by a number (I.E. Team 1, Team 2, Team 3, etc.)
    • Create Group Set → Self-Enroll:  Group Set where student users can enroll themselves in a group of their choosing.
    • Create Group Set → Manual Enroll:  Group Set where membership in each group is determined by the instructor.
    • Create Group Set → Random Enroll:  Group Set where student users are assigned to a group at random by the program.
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