Is is possible to automatically split students up into different sections within a course instead of manually clicking on each student to add them to a section?
Unfortunately no. If you are manually adding students to a course the best you could do is when you add them to the course add them by section - so add everyone at once who goes into section 1 and then add everyone who goes into section 2.
Thanks for the quick help. That is really unfortunate. How do most school's go about this? Do they do it through SIS?
Yes, Brian, that's correct; most schools either have an integration with a third-party SIS that populates courses, users, and sections automatically, or the admins populate courses and sections manually by uploading carefully-formatted .csvs, as explained in How do I format CSV text files for uploading SIS data into a Canvas account?
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