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How do I automatically create groups in a group set?

In a group set, you can automatically create groups for users to participate in. You can also manually create groups in a group set.

Open People

Open People

In Course Navigation, click the People link.

Add Group Set

Add Group Set

Click the Add Group Set button.

Create Group Set

Create Group Set

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

Save Group Set

Save Group Set

Type the number of groups you want to create in the Split students into equal groups field [1]. To require group members to be in the same section, select the Require group members to be in the same section checkbox [2].

Click the Save button [3].

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

View Groups

The number of groups you created display in the group set [1]. Each group shows the number of students added to each group [2].

You can manually reassign students to a different group if necessary.

Manage Group

To manage a group, click the group Options menu [1]. To edit the name of the group, click the Edit link [3]. To delete the group, click the Delete link [4].