How to work with Restrictions in the Groups tool.
Creating an Assignment Folder for Group Submissions You can create group Assignment folders for existing groups directly from the Assignments tool. Note: Group Assignment areas are marked on the Assignment Folders page with the Group Submissions icon. Any group member can submit and view files for a group Assignment folder.
If you have already set up multiple forums or topics for groups, you can restrict them simultaneously using the Group Restrictions Tool. Restrict multiple existing forums or topics To open a forum or topic to everyone, clear the check box in the Restricted column and click Save. Create new restricted discussion topics for all groups in a category You can automatically create […]
You can restrict an existing forum or topic so that it is only accessible to members of a specific group or section. Note: You must have pre-existing groups before you can set group restrictions on discussions using this method. Restrict a Single Forum or Topic To remove a group’s access, click the “x” icon next to the group […]
You can assign Discussion topics or assignment submission folders to groups (previously created) directly from the Discussion or Assignment Tools. When creating a new Discussion topic or Assignment Submission folder, under the type of topic or folder, select the Group or section topic for Discussions and Group Submission folder for Assignments.
You can create assignment submission folders for your groups when they are created, or at any time afterwards by selecting Set Up Assignment submission Folder from the Additional Options: Create Workspace list. When you create a submission folder through the groups tool, a shared folder will be created for each of the groups in the category.
When you select the Set Up Discussion Areas option and click Save, you will automatically be taken to the Create Restricted Discussion Areas page. From this page you can create topics for your groups.