All about Canvas groups (for instructors)

This article describes how to create, manage, and use Canvas groups.

Before You Start 

You will need a course site. 

Creating groups

Canvas allows you to create student groups, for project or term papers or any other assignment in which students will collaborate. To create a group:

Linking groups to assignments

You can link a group set to an assignment, so that all the students in the group will receive the same grade. It's important to remember that...

Joining groups

Managing groups

Groups have their own "sub-sites" that contain Files, Discussions, Announcements and a few other Canvas features. 


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