How do I create and manage groups?

Creating Groups

 

Click the "People" icon located on the course that needs groups.

 

 

Click the "Tools" icon loacted in the top toolbar.

 

 

Click "Manage groups".

 

 

Click the "New group set" button to begin creating groups.

 

 

In the popup window:

  1. Enter a "Group prefix". Each group that is generated uses this prefix and a number to indicate that they’re part of the same group set.
  2. Choose your group creation method.
    • If "Fixed number of groups" is chosen, specify the number of groups.
    • If "Target number of students" is chosen per group, specify the number of students per group.
  3. Choose a "Group assignment" method from the dropdown list.
  4. Click "Generate".

 

 

How to Manually Create Groups ( to select specific students)

 

Click the "People" icon located on the course that needs groups.

 

 

Click the "Tools" icon loacted in the top toolbar.

 

 

Click "Manage groups".

 

 

Click the "New group set" button to begin creating groups.

 

 

Create a "Group set name".

 

 

Click "Add Groups" as many times as it takes to get the desired number of groups.

 

 

Change the name of each group by clicking the "Editor" icon and typing in the desired name. Click the check mark button next to the new name to confirm.

 

 

Add students to groups by clicking the cells that align with each student and the group you want to place them in.

Click "Save".

 

 

The Manage Groups Screen

 

Click the "People" icon located on the course that needs groups.

 

 

Click the "Tools" icon loacted in the top toolbar.

 

 

Click "Manage groups".

 

 

Click the group that needs editing.

 

 

From here edit the group as needed and click "SAVE".

 

 

Echo is constantly being improved based on the feedback from users and we strive to keep our documentation up to date.  If this document doesn’t match what you are seeing in Echo, please let us know.

 

 

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