Within a course I have created a group. Is there a way to give an assignment to just that group and not the whole course?
Hey David McClain
While you can't choose a group from a group set in the differentiated assignments interface at the bottom of an assignment, you can choose any number of students. So you can manually choose each student from a particular group to simulate the effect of assigning it to a group. Check out How do I view differentiated assignments with different due dates in a course?
Not at the moment, David. But there may be good news on that count in the future, as indicated by this archived feature request: Add groups to differentiated assignments .
I imagine smarter minds than mine may have fashioned interesting work-arounds out there in the Canvas community. One might be to create a Discussion topic yourself within that group (so that only that specific group will see the Discussion topic) and have them "submit" the completed assignment by using a file attachment as a discussion reply. Of course, that means everyone in the group can see the submission, but assuming you're not giving an individual grade but rather giving the same grade to the entire group, that's maybe one idea.
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