How do I automatically create Groups in a Group Set?

In the group sets, you can automatically create groups for users to participate in.

View People

View People

In Course Navigation, click the People link.

Add Group Set

Click the Add Group Set button.

Create Groups Automatically

Create Groups Automatically

Name your new group by typing in the Group Set Name field [1]. Under Group Structure, select the Split students into ___ equal groups radio button [2].

Type the number of groups you want to create in the Split students into equal groups field [1].

If you want to automatically assign a student group leader, click the Automatically assign a student group leader checkbox [2].

To create the group set, click the Save button [3].

Note: Groups will be automatically named based on the group set name.

View Groups

View the group set [1] and the groups [2] (named after the group set) populated with students from the course. You can manually reassign students to a different group if necessary.

Modify Group

To modify a group, expand the group you want to edit [1]. To edit the name of the group, click the Settings icon [2], then click the Edit button [3]. To delete the group, click the Delete button [4].

(Optional) Lesson Feedback (0)

Please let us know if any information in this lesson appears to be incorrect in terms of Canvas functionality only (please do not submit feature requests here). This is not a help site, and submitted comments cannot be answered. If your Canvas course/account is having trouble completing any of the tasks outlined in this lesson, please contact Canvas Support by submitting a HELP TICKET via the Help Link within Canvas or emailing support@instructure.com. Thank you.

E-Mail me if a reply is posted