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Create groups

Overview

Groups enable students to work on and submit collaborative group projects, or break into smaller discussions. You may organize students into groups of a particular size automatically, manually, or allow students to choose their group for a given activity.

Create groups in your course

Set Course as Active
  1. Inside your course shell, select Course Admin from the minibar.
  2. Under Learner Management, click Groups.
Set Course as Active
  1. Select New Category.
Set Course as Active
  1. Fill in the Category Name of the groups and a Description, if desired.
Set Course as Active
  1. Select the Enrollment Type:

    # of Groups - No Auto Enrollment

    This allows instructors to manually assign students to groups. See below for more information.

    # of Groups, Groups of #

    Groups will be created by either group size or number of groups. Students will be randomly assigned to each group.

    # of Groups, Groups of #, # Groups of # - Self Enrollment

    Blank groups will be created for students to sign-up for. They will be able to see the other members of their group.

Set Course as Active
  1. Enter the number of groups to be created (or, if you selected Groups of #, enter the size of each group).
  2. Select any additional workspace options
  3. Hit Save.  

Assign users to groups (for manual enrolment)

Set Course as Active
  1. After hitting Save, select the group you would like to assign students to. In the example on the left, two groups have been created.
Set Course as Active
  1. Select Enroll Users.
Set Course as Active
  1. Check off which students you would like to enroll in each group.
  2. Hit Save when complete.