GROUPIES: Group Assignments

Created by Rob Ditto Expert on Jan 13, 2017

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJpJiSBqpVA

Starts at 10:00 AM · Ends at 11:00 AM, MST (America/Denver)




In Canvas, the word ‘groups’ is used throughout the platform to mean different things. The “Groupies Series” is designed to clarify these nuances in hopes that you become a ‘fan’ of groups in Canvas.


In this session, we look at group assignments.


When it comes to setting up your assignments in Canvas, what considerations should you make when accommodating for group submissions and group grading? Let’s review assignment settings, specifically the group-related ones, and leave with a few tips for designing group assignments.


NOTE: This is not a session on collaborative tools or unsubmitted work within student groups.



Participants who attend the session will learn to...

  • Define group assignments (as it relates to assignment settings)
  • List the steps of setting up group assignments (both for submission and grading)
  • List the considerations needed to effectively administer and grade group assignments



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