Moodle groups can be used to dictate different access to items in your course by particular students. This can be done very broadly, or on a very granular leve. Below are some scenarios in which groups might help you:
We support manual group creation in courses, as described in the video below:
It's a good idea to contact Digital Pedagogy for assistance, if you use Gradebook and your course includes any group-restricted Moodle activities. All activities the instructor creates will display to the instructor in the Gradebook as a gradeable item for all students, regardless of whether or not the activity is restricted to a specific group of students.
Ensuring a student is not penalized for failing to complete another group's activity requires some special configuration of the Gradebook settings.
Like other Moodle activities, you can restrict access to a forum to a subset of students in your class by using groups. You also assign an forum to a subset of groups by using groupings. Groups and Groupings, though they sound similar, allow different functions for activities like the forum. Using groups and groupings with forums expands the possibilities for how you can use the activity. You might...