Groups

Groups

  • How do I start creating a group?
  • How do I create more than one group at a time?
  • How do I create a self-enroll group?
  • How do I create a manual enroll group?
  • How do I create a random enroll group?

How do I start creating a group?

Click here to watch a video on how to create a group and add students

  1. Select the course you want to create a group for.
  2. In the Course Management Control Panel, select Groups from Users and Groups.
  3. Select an option from either Create Single Group or Create Group Set to begin the process of creating a group.

How do I create more than one group at a time?

Through Create Group Set, you can create more than one group at a time. Self-enroll, manual enroll, and random enroll groups are all available through the Create Group Set drop down menu.

How do I create a self-enroll group?

A self-enroll group allows for students to join the group by signing themselves up. The students see the "sign-up sheet" on their Groups page.

  1. Select Self-Enroll from the Create Single Group drop down menu.
  2. Name the group.
  3. Ensure that you have the availability options that you want checked (yes or sign-up sheet only)
  4. Check the tools that you want to be available to this group and if you want them to be graded or not.
  5. Fill in the sign-up options.
  • Name the sheet
  • Provide instructions
  • Enter the maximum number of members.
  • Make sure that"Allow students to sign-up from the Groups listing page"is checked

6. Click Submit to create your group.

How do I create a manual enroll group?

A manual enroll group requires the instructor to assign students to a group.

  1. Select Manual Enroll from the Create Single Group drop down menu.
  2. Name the group.
  3. Check the tools that you want to be available to the group and if you want them to be graded or not.
  4. Select the students that you want to place in the group.
  5. Click Submit to create your group.

How do I create a random enroll group?

A random enroll group distributes students into groups randomly based on the number of students per group or the desired number of groups. It can only be created through the Create Group Set drop down menu.

  1. Select Random Enroll from the Create Group Set drop down menu.
  2. Name the group.
  3. Check the tools that you want to be available to the group and if you want them to be graded or not.
  4. Determine the number of groups by either number of students or by number of groups.
  5. If there are any remaining students, decide whether to:
  • Distribute the rest of the students amongst the groups.
  • Put the remaining students in their own group.
  • Manually add the remaining members to groups.

6. Click Submit to create the groups.

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