Create New Groups in Moodle

Enter the course you want to create Groups in.

Click the Participants in the secondary menu.

Expand the Tertiary Menu

Select the Groups menu option.

NOTE: If you don’t see a Groups option you may need to first enable groups your course.

Click on the Create group button at the bottom.

On the screen that comes up next:

  • Type in the Group name.
  • Group description is optional.
  • Group Messaging will allow your students to use Moodle’s Messenger (user tour) to communicate with one another.
  • You can add an image or icon for the group (optional).
  • Click the Save changes button when ready.

You will be taken back to the Groups tab.

Repeat this step as necessary to create all the Groups you will need.

After you’ve created the Group containers, you may want to: