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HOW TO: Manage owners and members in a workgroup
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You will need to access Group Central to manage owners and members.Navigating to Group Central1. Two ways to access: A. Navigate to http://central.clemson.edu B. Alternatively, it can be accessed through Blackboard Learn. a. Open your web browser and navigate to Blackboard Learn http://bb.clemson.edu. b. Click the Courses tab. c. On the right side of the Courses page, click the Course Central Course Setup Tool link. d. This will open the Course Central login page in a separate tab or window.2. Enter your Clemson network Username and Password.3. Course Central will load with the Course Central page displayed. Click the Group Central tab to manage your group.To add an owner to a workgroup:1. In the Groups area, locate the group to add an owner.2. Click the triangle at the right to expand the group or click on the group ID. 3. Click the Owners tab for the selected group.4. Enter the Clemson username in the field provided.5. Click Add.6. The new owner will be displayed on the Owners tab. Notice that on the right side of the group the word unsaved is highlighted in red . At this point the new owner has not been saved.7. To save the new owner, click Save All located in the upper left of the page.To add a member to a workgroup:1. In the Groups area, locate the group to add a member.2. Click the triangle at the right to expand the group or click on the group ID.3. Click the Members tab for the selected group.4. Enter the Clemson username in the field provided.5. Click Add.6. The new member will be displayed on the Members tab. Notice that on the right side of the group the word unsaved is highlighted in red . At this point the new member has not been saved.7. To save the new member, click Save All located in the upper left of the page.To add members in a batch to a workgroup:1. In the Groups area, locate the group to add members.2. Click the triangle at the right to expand the group or click on the Group ID.3. Then click the Members tab for the selected group.4. Then click Batch Edit.5. The Batch Add Members popup window is displayed.6. Enter the Clemson Username for each person to include in the group, separated by a comma. For example, username 1, username 2, username 3, etc.7. Then click Done.8. The new members will displayed on the Members tab. Notice that on the right side of the group the word unsaved is highlighted in red . At this point the new members have not been saved.9. To save the new members, click Save All located in the upper left of the page.To add owners in a batch to a workgroup:1. In the Groups area, locate the group to add owners.2. Click the triangle at the right to expand the group or click on the group ID.3. Then click the Owners tab for the selected group.4. Then click Batch Edit.5. The Batch Add Members popup window is displayed.6. Enter the Clemson Username for each person in the list of owners ID text box, separated by a comma. For example, Username 1, Username 2, Username 3, etc.7. Then click Done.8. The new owners will be displayed on the Owners tab. Notice that on the right side of the group the word unsaved is highlighted in red . At this point the new owners have not been saved.9. To save the new owners, click Save All located in the upper left of the page.To remove members from a workgroup:1. In the Groups area, click the triangle at the right to expand the group or click on the group ID.2. Then click the Members tab for the selected group.3. Locate the member to remove. Then click the Remove X button in front of the members name to remove from the group.4. Alternatively, you can select a member in the list. Then click the Remove button on the toolbar on the Members tab to remove a member from the group.