Breakout the class into smaller work groups then summon them back to class after their tasks are complete.
To set manual assignments before breaking out the class see + assign Breakout Sessions.
As an instructor, click .
Select the Breakout option.
Selecting Breakout from the tool menu launches the breakout pop-up.
Choose an assignment option from the assignment drop down menu. Click to expose the menu with options for:
- Automatic - students are automatically distributed into groups
- Assigned - students will be pushed to sessions they are assigned to
- Open - students can choose what session to join
NOTE: If Assigned option is selected, then students not assigned to specific breakout sessions will remain in class.
Enable or disable a time limit.
To enable a time limit make sure the checkbox next to "Set Time Limit" is checked.. Enter a time limit of 5-120 minutes. If a time limit is set, then after time expires students are automatically redirected to the class.
If a time limit is set or not, breakout can be stopped at anytime.
When set, click to push the students into their breakout sessions.
In the class, a banner displays that the class is currently in breakout mode.
To end breakout sessions, either wait until the time set expires or click .