Creating a Group

A group allows instructors to group multiple content items together that are similar in nature.

Creating a Group

To create a group, click on the New Group button on the course section home page.

Entering Group Information

Image of the new group dialog box with the following items: 1.Name: Enter a name for the group. This is the only required item.2.Start Date: Enter a date for when students would have access the content.3.Start Time: Enter the time for when students would have access for the content.4.Duration: Use the dropdown menu to enter the approximate duration for the group.5.Description: Enter a description for the group here.6.When finished, click the OK button to create the group

You will now see a screen labeled New Group. To set up the group, enter the following information:

  1. Name: Enter a name for the group. This is the only required item.
  2. Start Date: Enter a date for when students would have access the content.
  3. Start Time: Enter the time for when students would have access for the content.
  4. Duration: Use the dropdown menu to enter the approximate duration for the group.
  5. Description: Enter a description for the group here.
  6. When finished, click the OK button to create the group.

Adding Content to a Group, Part 1

After you create the group, the group will appear at the bottom of the section home. To add content to a group, click the Reorder button at the top of the page.

Adding Content to a Group, Part 2

To add content to a group:

  1. Click on the content you want to add to the group and drag it into the group name.
  2. After you have moved the content in the group name, the content will appear below the group name. Click Save to save the group content.