Trunk User GuideTrunk User Guide PiazzaHow do I create Piazza groups?

How do I create Piazza groups?

Instructors can create groups, suitable for private discussions (questions / answers) among members of project teams or class sections.

Instructors can manage student and instructor accounts in each group. They can also specify whether students can join groups themselves or not.

Instructors, can change the visibility after a post has been made, from a class level to a group level, or vice versa.

Instructors can post to groups they do not belong in.

Students need to be in a group to post to it or read posts in it.

Go to Piazza.

Go to Piazza.

Click Manage Class / Create Groups.

Click Manage Class / Create Groups.

Enter a Prefix Group Name and set the number of groups OR Name Groups individually, then click Add

Enter a Prefix Group Name and set the number of groups OR Name Groups individually, then click Add

This creates the Piazza groups.

To manually populate groups, select "No" to Allow students to join groups, then Click on the group name.

To manually populate groups, select "No" to Allow students to join groups, then Click on the group name.

Enter email address for group instructors (optional) and students, then click Add.

Enter email address for group instructors (optional) and students, then click Add.

This adds the student accounts to the Piazza group.

When an instructor creates a new post, the "Post To" will have the option of posting to a group.

When an instructor creates a new post, the "Post To" will have the option of posting to a group.

Only members of the selected group can see and respond to the post.

When a student posts a new question, the "Post To" will have the option to post to the group(s) they have membership.

When a student posts a new question, the "Post To" will have the option to post to the group(s) they have membership.

Only members of the selected group can see and respond to the post.

To allow students to join a group, leave the default "Allow students to join groups".

To allow students to join a group, leave the default "Allow students to join groups".

Students can then go to Course Page / Groups and click on Join.

Students can then go to Course Page / Groups and click on Join.