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Self-enrolment groups are now integrated with the creation of groups.

Student Management

Student Management

Essentials
Managing Group Work
Adaptive Release
Retention Centre
Monitor your students

Essentials

About Groups

You can assign students to groups within your unit. Within a group, students have access to group email, they can exchange files and also contribute to a group discussion board if these group settings are enabled.
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Search for students in a unit

You can search for a student or staff member within your Blackboard unit via the Control Panel.
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Manage Group Work

Create and manage groups

Create formal groups of students to collaborate on work. You can create groups one at a time or in sets.
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Create group sets

Group sets allow you to create a set of groups with common criteria and lecturers can manually select group members or allow students to self-enroll.
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How to create a sign up list (Self Enroll Groups)

Self-Enrollment Groups allow students to join the Group themselves, either by open enrolment or by adding their names to a sign-up sheet that can limit the number of people allowed to join the Group. Self-Enrollment Groups can be made one at a time or made in sets.
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Use Advanced Group Management to create Groups

You can use the Advanced Group Management tool to create student groups based on Status, Location, Study Period, Course Name, Availability Year, Attendance Mode or Unit Number.

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Adaptive Release

Adaptive release - What is adaptive release?

Adaptive Release controls the release of content to students based on a set of rules that you create. The rules may be related to availability, date and time, individual users, group membership, scores or attempts on any Grade Center item, calculated columns in Grade Center, or review status of an item in the Course.
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Adaptive release - Adding Criteria

Criteria are the parts that define an Adaptive Release rule. Lecturers can apply one or more criteria to each rule. For example, one rule may make content available after a specific date, while another rule, with multiple criteria, may make content available to a Group after a specific date.
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Adaptive release - Manage Rules

The basic Adaptive Release rule allows the lecturer to add and edit one rule for a single piece of content. This single rule may have multiple criteria.
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Retention Centre

Manage Retention Centre Rules

Lecturers can create rules that determine when the Retention Centre generates a warning for a student's performance.
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Send notifications

The Retention Centre helps Instructors notify students when students' performance meets rule criteria. Lecturers can view the status of a rule to see which students generated warnings and send email notifications to them.
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Monitor your students

Performance Dashboard

The Performance Dashboard provides an up-to-date report on the activity for all your students.
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Generating Reports of Course usage and activity

You can run several types of Course Reports to view information about course usage and activity. These include summaries of student activity, user activity in Forums and user activity in Groups.
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