Canvas FAQ: Understanding Groups and Group Sets

Groups and Group Sets in Canvas are easy!

  • How to create groups in canvas: Instructor Groups Overview (4 minute 50 second video)

  • If you find Canvas Groups don’t meet your needs, contact and ask about Sections!

  • eCampus Course “Gotcha!”:

    • eCampus will create Group Shells and Assignments in your Canvas Course for you. With this format, add students to the already created groups to maintain this connection.

    • If you create choose to create new groups instead of the already created ones, please note you will have to update the Canvas Assignments to point to the correct Group Set.


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