Transcript of "VLE GSA - How to create sign-up groups"
Create sign-up groups
The VLE @ GSA
Self-Enrol groups are an easy
way to allow students to sign
up for electives, workshops or
In the Control Panel, choose
Users and Groups > Groups.
Click Create Group Set > Self-
N.B. You can also create a single Self-Enrol group by clicking Create
Single Group > Self-Enrol.
Add a name for the group set,
and any descriptive text.
If the purpose of using the Self-
Enrol groups tool is purely to
populate class lists, Tool
Availability can be de-selected.
However, you may also wish
students to give students
access Journals or Blogs, for
example. This can be edited at
Add a name and any descriptive
information to be displayed on
the sign-up sheet.
If you have a capacity for
certain group sizes, you can
You can also set the number of groups
you wish to create here. So if there are
5 different workshops for students to
choose between, create 5 groups.
The 5 groups have been created.
Settings can be edited (e.g. if you wish
to make the group name more specific)
by clicking the arrow to the right of the
name and choosing Edit Group.
To make the Self-Enrol groups available
to students, navigate to a content area
(e.g. Learning Materials). Click on the
Tools menu and choose Groups.
Click on Link to a Group or
Group Set and select the Group
Set you have created. Click
Add a name for the link and any
information you wish.
Set availability and click Submit.
A sign up link now appears at the
bottom of the content area. This can be
repositioned by clicking and dragging.
Click Edit Mode off to preview what
students will see. Click the sign-up link.
This is a preview of what students will
see. Once they have received
information on the different options,
they can sign up by clicking a button.
When a student signs up, they
will see their name on the
Group Members list and the
name of the group under My
They will also have access to
any Tools that have been left
available to the group.