How do I set up a Group Discussion Assignment?
Verify Student Groups
Open Assignment Options
Type a name for the assignment in the name field . Click on the type drop-down menu to set the assignment type to discussion . If that type doesn't already exist, you can create it in the More Options link.
Type the due date and point value of the assignment in the respective fields . Click the More Options link to add groups to the assignment .
Add Groups to the Assignment
Click the This is a Group Assignment checkbox.
Set Group Set
View the discussion. A Teacher or TA will see links to each group. Click the group name to open the group discussion and view replies to the topic.
Student View of Discussion
When students open the discussion, they will be taken to the Discussions page within their specified project group to complete the assignment.