Include an option in the People tool to create a group for each section.
It is very labor intensive to add a whole section of students to a group (some of our sections have 300+ students)
Instructor needs to share select resources with a section
Instructor needs to have discussions available to specific section
Instructor needs to share Content Pages with a specific section
Instructor needs to conference with a specific section
- The groups would need to stay synchronized as section membership is updated
- Would need to account for the case where a section is added after the Groups were setup
NOTE: This is a more tightly scoped request based on the thinking from More section control for group creation
This idea was considered when developing our product plan for Q2 2019 and is not expected to influence development within Canvas at this time.
This idea will remain open for vote.
If this idea is in the top 10% by vote next cycle it will be reconsidered.
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