GROUPIES: Assignment Groups

Created by Rob Ditto Expert on Jan 13, 2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EdaikkGHIAw

Starts at 10:00 AM · Ends at 11:00 AM, MDT (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 assignment groups.


Have you ever wanted to weigh a group of assignments (i.e. 20%=quizzes, 40%=discussions, 40%=Assignments, etc.)? Have you ever thought to organize assignments into groupings or categories? Let’s review assignment groups and share a few ways you can leverage them for grading, organization and course management.


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



Participants who attend the session will learn to...

  • Define assignment groups
  • List the steps of setting up assignment groups
  • List the considerations needed to effectively utilize and organize assignment groups



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