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Chalk - Groups (Students)

This article explains how students access groups in their course site. In addition, the enrollment options, tools available, and how to submit a group assignment are also detailed.

About Groups

Your instructor can create groups of students within a course. Groups have their own private area in the course to collaborate on projects and assignments. Your instructor will either manually enroll you into a group, assign random enrollment, or allow you to self-enroll.

Group members can participate in:

  • Assignments
  • Blogs
  • Collaboration
  • Discussion Board
  • Email
  • Exchange files
  • Journals
  • Tasks
  • Wiki

Access your Group

There are two ways students gain access to their assigned group.

  1. On the Course Menu, click Groups or
  2. In My Groups, click on Group.
    Chalk Course Menu

Group Assignments

  1. Within your group, determine which student will submit the group assignment on behalf of the group.
  2. Click the Group Name (as shown above).
  3. Click Group Homepage
  4. My Groups Drop-down Menu

  5. Click the Assignment Name under Group Assignments.
    Assignment Name Link

  6. Assignments for a group are then submitted just like any other Assignment (see Submitting an Assignment).
  7. Select OK when the Group Confirmation appears:
    Group Confirmation Pop Up

    Your instructor retrieves the group submission from the Grade Center.



Keywords:blackboard, course_environment, collaboration, communication, assignments, group_assignments, assignment, LMS, group   Doc ID:20068
Owner:LaQuanda J.Group:University of Chicago
Created:2011-08-30 11:17 CDTUpdated:2017-05-22 09:40 CDT
Sites:University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Sandbox
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