Make Group Assignments Respect Sections

Idea created by johnpj on Aug 13, 2015
    Open for Voting

    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)


    Use Cases:

    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




    Implementation Consideration:

    • 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 Q4 2019 and is not expected to influence development within Canvas at this time.

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     If this idea is in the top 10% by vote next cycle it will be reconsidered.


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