Creating Group Assignments

Group assignments allow you to create an assignyou to have one submission per group, but you must associate the assignment with a Group Category. Any group member can submit and view files for a group assignmentThere are 2 ways to create group assignments — in the Group tool or in the Assignments area.

The Group tool:

  1. Click on the down arrow to the right of the category title and click Edit Category

    Edit group category

  2. Click the box to the left of Set up assignments.
  3. Click Save.
  4. This will take you to the Create Assignments screen.
  5. Set up the assignment as usual.
et up group assignments in the group category area

Setting up a group assignment from the assignment tool

  1. Go to the Assignments area.
  2. Click New Assignment.
  3. In the New Assignment window, enter a Name for the assignment.
  4. Enter the detailed assignment instructions in the Instructions textbox.
  5. Click the Add Attachment button to select any files that might be needed for the student to complete the assignment
  6. Under Assignment Type, choose Group assignment. (Note: The Assignment Type can not be changed after the assignment is saved.)
  7. Select the Group Category from the drop down arrow.
    Choosing groups when creating an assignment
  8. In the Score Out Of field, add a maximum score for the assignment.
  9. Select or create a Grade Item, which is where the assignment scores will be sent in the grade book.
  10. If appropriate, add or create a Rubric to assess the assignment.
  11. Click Save.
  12. Click the Restrictions tab to set the dates and any additional restrictions for the assignment.



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