Note: You are currently viewing documentation for Moodle 1.9. Up-to-date documentation for the latest stable version is available here: Auto-create groups.
In Moodle 1.9 onwards, groups can be created automatically, with members being allocated randomly or alphabetically according to their first or last name.
Specify and Group/Member count work together.
You can specify if you would like to create
- x number of Groups or
- each group contain x number of students
- When selecting Members per group the Prevent last small group will allocate additional members to an existing group rather then create a new group with fewer members than x.
A naming scheme can be created automatically. For example: Group @ will create group with a naming scheme Group A, Group B, Group C, etc and Group # will create group with a naming scheme Group 1, Group 2, Group 3. Class @ will create group naming scheme Class A, Class B and etc.
Create in grouping and Grouping name allows you to create a new grouping and allocate the groups to be created to it.