How do I add a group set in a course?
Note: Canvas allows you to create up to 200 groups.
In Course Navigation, click the People link.
Add Group Set
Click the Add Group Set button.
Save Group Set
Name the new group by typing it in the Group Set Name field .
You can allow self sign-ups by selecting the Allow self sign-up checkbox .
You can automatically create groups by splitting the students into equal groups or selecting the number of students per group.
To split the students into a number of equal groups, click the Split students into [number] groups radio button . Then type the number of groups in the dialog box.
To create groups with a certain number of students, click the Split students into groups with [number] students per group . Then type the number of students per group in the dialog box.
You can manually create the groups by clicking on the I'll create groups manually radio button .
Click the Save button .
- Except when creating groups manually, you can automatically set student group leaders.
- The Require group members to be in the same section option is available in self sign-up and automatically created groups.
- The maximum number of groups that Canvas can create for an automatically assigned group set is 200. If you ask Canvas to create more than 200 groups, it will only create 200.
View Group Set
View the group set you created.