How do I create Groups to manage my Moodle course?


Prepare:


Creating Groups

  1. Navigate to the Administration block under Course administration and click on Users to open more choices. Then click Groups.
  2. Click Create group to establish a new group.
    Create a group

  3. Complete the General settings form. Provide the Group name, a Group description, upload a group photo, and/or enter an Enrollment key code if necessary.
    Name and Description

  4. Save your changes.

Adding/ Remove Users To A Group

  1. Navigate to the Administration block under Course administration and click on Users to open more choices. Then click Groups.
  2. Locate and select the group that you created, and click Add/remove users.
    Selecting or creating group list

  3. Add Group members by selecting the names from Potential members and click Add. The names added will appear on the group members list.
    Adding group members
    The list of potential members should display the list of users enrolled in the course (1). Select multiple users by holding down the CTRL or use the available search field (2) and/or change search criteria (3).

  4. Remove members by selecting the names of existing Group members and click Remove.
    Removing members
    Under Group members the list of participants in the group should display (1). Select multiple members by holding down the CTRL or use the available search field (2) and/or change search criteria (3).

  5. Select Back to groups to edit the participants of other Groups.

    Back to groups menu

Edit Course Settings to Enable Groups

  1. Navigate to the Course Administration block and cllick Edit Settings.
  2. Scroll down to view the Groups settings area:
    group settings

  3. Under Groups select the appropriate group mode.
    group menu of types
    No groups - there are no sub groups, everyone is part of one big community
    Separate groups - each group can only see their own group, others are invisible
    Visible groups - each group works in their own group, but can also see other groups

  4. Select if you want to Force group mode for all activities or elect to add groups to the settings of individual activities and resources.

  5. Scroll down and Save changes.

View the video below to learn more about:

Using Groups

2017-05-11 22:31 Josh Bruck
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