Working in Groups – Students

There are group assignments set up in this course. In order to be most successful in your groups, it is important to know how to use the group area and the collaboration tools that are available to you.

Note: In the following video, you will hear about how to create your own groups. As a quick reminder, groups will already be set up in your course, so you will not have to do that.

Video Overview of Groups in Canvas

Group Area in Canvas

Groups are like a smaller version of your course and are used as a collaborative area where you can work with your classmates on group projects and assignments. To access your group, follow these steps:

  1. Select People from the left navigation bar.

    People tab

  2. Click on the Groups Tab. If you don’t see yourself in an assigned group, please contact your instructor right away!

    Groups tab under the people menu

  3. You may also quickly access groups that you have been assigned to by clicking on Groups in the left navigation.

    Groups in the navigation menu

For more information about groups, view the following Canvas Guides: