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Blackboard - User Management - Adding and Modifying a Group


The User Management area enables instructors to create groups to promote group collaboration between students enrolled in the course. You can create multiple groups and allow students to participate in various ways in the group.

In this tutorial you will learn how to navigate to the User Management area and create groups that allow specific students access to the group.

1. In the Control Panel, click on Manage Groups under the User Management module.
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2. Click on Add Group to create a new group.
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3. Enter the Group Name. Add a Description if you would like.
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4. Select the Group Options that you want the students to have made available to them for this particular group.
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5. You have now successfully created the group. You now need to allow specific students access to the group. Click on Modify to add the students.
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6. Click on the Add Users to Group link.
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7. You can either enter a last name in the search box and click on Search. This will allow you to add the students one at a time.

To add multiple students to the group, do not enter a last name in the search box and click on the Search button.
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8. Check the student(s) that you want to add to the group and click on Submit to add them to the group.
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