Collaboration and teamwork are critical 21st century skills for college students to develop, so it makes sense that more and more UP faculty are incorporating group projects in their curricula. When utilizing Moodle groups, you can facilitate a smoother process for students (students will share a submission upload box) and streamline grading (any grades and feedback entered will be visible to all group members). You can even save lots of time by having Moodle auto-create and populate groups for you! However, often the process of assigning and assessing group work in Moodle isn’t quite as straightforward as we’d like it to be.
This week’s #UPTechTip focuses on demystifying the use of Groups in Moodle. With two videos to watch, this is a slightly longer tech tip than normal. But gaining an understanding of how to best set-up groups in your course is well worth the time investment!