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Instructors can create groups of students within a course. Groups usually consist of a smaller number of students in a course, such as study groups or project groups. These course groups have their own area in the course to collaborate.
View the video tutorial below for an overview of working in groups.
Accessing Your Groups
Depending on how your instructor has set up your course, you may be able to access your course group from a link within the course menu, a link in the My Groups area below your course menu, or a link posted directly in a content area. The most common way to access a course group is from a link at the bottom of your course menu. Click the group name to access your group.
See Find Your Course Groups for more information.
Your instructor may choose which group tools are available in your group. The following tools may be available in your course group:
||Group members may create and attend Collaborate Ultra sessions. See Collaborate Ultra: Getting Started Guide for Participants for more information on using Collaborate Ultra.|
||Group members and instructors can share files with each other. See File Exchange for more information.|
||All members of a group can create entries in the group blog. All course members can view and comment on the blog, but only group members can create entires. See Using myLesley Blogs and Journals for more information on using the blog tool.|
|Group Discussion Board
||Group members can create and manage their own discussion board forums and threads. See Using the myLesley Discussion Board for more information on using the Discussion Board tool.|
||All members of the group can create journal entries. The entires are visible only to members of the group and the instructor. See Using myLesley Blogs and Journals for more information on using the journal tool.|
||Group members may create tasks for distribution to all group members.|
||Group members can build and edit a group wiki. See Using myLesley Wikis for more information on using the Wik|
||You may send emails to individuals, your group members, your instructor, and more. See Using myLesley Course Email for more information.|