Randomly assign groups within the same section within a linked (joined) course
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It would be very helpful if within "linked or joined sections" we could set up random groups within the separate sections.
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thank you so much!
I find the random groups feature to be one of the most valuable features in Canvas (for easily generating in-class small groups for discussion). I'm teaching a multi-section course for the first time on Canvas, and it essentially makes this feature useless when you can't randomize groups within section.
@healyeb , are you envisioning this idea for any courses containing more than one section, or just those which have been cross-listed?
For the former case, the people who voted for might be interested in this idea.
we would like to have this available for instructors who link up several sections of their courses into 1 site. They do this mainly to save time on upload files into multiple sites. With regard to the students they still like to keep work separated out into the various sections. thanks
thank you so much. This one has now been archived but it's the same idea.
Thank you for bringing it to my attention.
Helen Healy, Manager of Learning Technologies
Instructional Design and eTeaching Services
The Center for Teaching Excellence
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700958421 posted a closely related idea focusing on how automatic creation of each group might work with respect to this need:
Ideally, everyone interested in either idea could vote for both.
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