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Creating Groups

  1. In Blackboard under the “Course Management” Control Panel, click Users and Groups.
  2. Select Groups.
  3. In the Groups page hover over Create and choose the type of group you want to create:Create Groups
    • Single Group allows you to create groups one at a time while Group Set generates several groups at one time (recommended for multiple groups).
    • Self-Enroll allows students to sign-up for groups.
    • Manual Enroll allows the instructor to put students into groups.
    • Random Enroll will randomly put students into predefined groupings.

  4. In the new “GROUP INFORMATION” page, complete the required fields. For detailed instructions on each field select "More Help" at the top of the page.
  5. To complete the group, add students. 
    Note: When adding students to groups, you will encounter different steps in the “GROUP INFORMATION” depending on the type of group you are creating.

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