Using Class Group View

Using Class Group View

Switching to Group View allows instructors to position student screens in a way aligns with how they manage the classroom. For example, an instructor might group students together that need to managed more closely. Another group might contain students who are offline.
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When you first switch to Group View, a default group displays at the top. You can:
  1. Create a new group
  2. Move students to other groups
  3. Rename a group
  4. Move or delete a group
  5. Use selected student thumbnails for standard classroom functions

Create a New Group

  1. Ensure you have started the class and that all students with whom to interact are online. 
  2. Select Group View   from the Class Toolbar. The default view is Grid View


    The class page displays in Group View. The default class displays at the top.


  3. Select ADD GROUP.

    The New group name pop-up displays.
  4. Enter a name for the new group, and then select CREATE.

The new group displays below the default group on the class page:


Move a Student to Another Group

  1. Ensure you have started the class and that all students with whom to interact are online. 
  2. Select Group View   from the Class Toolbar. The default view is Grid View


    The class page displays in Group View. The default class displays at the top.
  3. Move the student using one of these methods:
    1. Select the student thumbnail to move and drag it to another group.

    2. Select the More Actions icon  at the bottom right of the student thumbnail, then select Move > [Group Name].
The student thumbnail displays in the new group.

Change a Group Name

  1. Ensure you have started the class and that all students with whom to interact are online. 
  2. Select Group View   from the Class Toolbar. The default view is Grid View


    The class page displays in Group View. The default class displays at the top.
  3. Select the group name. A check mark displays next to a blank line.
  4. Enter a new name for the group, and then select the check mark.

    The new group name displays on the bar above the group.

Move or Delete a Group

To move a group up or down on the classes page, or to delete a group:
  1. Ensure you have started the class and that all students with whom to interact are online. 
  2. Select Group View   from the Class Toolbar. The default view is Grid View


    The class page displays in Group View. The default class displays at the top.
  3. Select the More Actions  icon at the far right of the group's title bar.

    1. Select the location to which to move the group.

      The group moves to the selected location.
    2. Select Delete Group to delete the group.

      The group is deleted.

Using Student Thumbnails for Standard Classroom Functions

By selecting student(s) thumbnails, and then selecting the More Actions icon  on the thumbnails, you can perform all standard classroom functions for the selected student or students. 


For more information on functions that can be performed from student thumbnails, see:
  1. Using Class Grid View
  2. Using Class List View
  3. Using Student Views (Active Tab View vs. Desktop View)
  4. Pushing a Website to Students
  5. Using Blank Screen
  6. Using Web Limiting


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