FAQ and Other Tips and Tricks

This page is home to our Frequently Asked Questions, where you can find information on all sorts of things, from useful info about using Moodle and Google Docs to how to give someone access to course materials.  If you have any questions you would like to see us add answers to, please email us.

Since we have many questions answered here, we recommend that you either search by entering a keyword or by choosing a category. You may choose to add a focus (second category) to narrow your search.

For more in-depth Moodle FAQs, check out the wiki.

How do I create groups?

 LyndaFor a video explanation please see this video created by Lynda.com (Note you will have to log in using your Carleton ID)

1. On the course page, navigate to the Administration block

2. Find the Users button and click Groups, which will take you the groups page

Admin sidebar 

3. At the bottom left of the page, click the Create Group and name the groups, then save the changes

create a group button 

4. After, select the Add/remove users at the bottom right of the page

add/remove users option 

5. Choose the users you'd like to add and click Add for each student 

add/remove users to a group 

6. Click Remove for the students that have been added if you do not want them in that group


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