When using FLO, you will be working with users, groups and groupings.
Users are individual people in the topic. Both students and staff are users in a topic.
A group is a collection of users. For example, a group named 'Tutorial 01' will include all of the students who registered for Tutorial 01. It is used when you are working with some, but not all of the users in a topic.
A grouping is a collection of groups. For example, a grouping named 'Tutorial Groups' may include the groups Tutorial 01, Tutorial 02 and Tutorial 03. It is used when you are working with some, but not all of the groups in a topic.
Types of groups and groupings
Groups and groupings are either manually created or automatically created.
Manually created groups and groupings are made by staff. For example, you might make groups for a group assignment.
Automatically created groups are made based on a student's enrolment. For example, There will be a group for every tutorial which will automatically update when a student enrols or withdraws from a class.
There are a different ways to create a group, depending on what your needs are.