Creating groups within your Blackboard course (or organization) can provide flexibility in a blended or online course. It extends group work opportunities to function outside of the classroom environment. Groups can also have access to dedicated tools like discussion boards, blogs, wikis, and communication tools. The links below will help you to get started with groups.
Getting Started with Groups (.pdf)
Creating a Group (video)
Creating Group Sets (video)
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