What is it?
Assigning content to groups is a feature in Blackboard that allows you to allocate a piece of your course content to a selected group of students.
What does it do?
Assigning content to groups is good for collaborative work such as assessments, tests, and discussion boards. It cannot be used for Turnitin.
- Assign tests and assignments to students
- Assign discussion boards to students
- Select or randomly assign a group to content
What should I know?
Step 1: Navigate to your course content Assessment Area and select your test or assignment (you can also assign groups to discussion boards).
Step 2: Select the Settings cog wheel
Step 3: Select Assign to groups and select a group of students to assign the content to and save
Step 4: Once you are back to the settings panel, save your work.
Note: When attempting to assign content to a group, you may get an error message. This is because come of the settings are not compatible with this feature. For example, ensure that you have your attempts set to 1 and anonymous marking is deactivated.