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About Course Groups

Your Click to toggle glossary term definition: <begin definition> instructor <end definition>. can create groups of Click to toggle glossary term definition: <begin definition> students <end definition>. within a course. Groups usually consist of a smaller group of users in a course, such as study groups or project groups. These course groups have their own area in the course to collaborate. These spaces are equipped with tools that can assist each group member. Within Group page, you may:

Your instructor can provide Communication and Collaboration tools that only group members can access, such as a private File Exchange area, a Group Discussion Board, and a Group Journal.

Your instructor will either place you into a group by selecting your group for you, assigning students in random groups or allowing you to select the group you want to join.

Next Steps

To learn more about Group page functions, see these topics:

Managing Group Collaboration Sessions

Exchanging Files within a Course Group

Sending an Email to a Course Group