Email students in Groups

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Scenario

Instructor had setup groups in Moodle wants to send group email to students in which the instructor has already put students into assigned groups. How do I send email to each individual groups?

Solution

There are two solutions which will do exactly that.

Solution 1

The first solution is through the use of Quickmail.

  1. Add Quickmail to your course.
  2. In the Quickmail block, click on 'Compose New Email'
  3. Under the 'Potential Sections', select the group you want to send email to, then click 'Add'.
  4. Continue to write the e-mail subject and message and then send.

Solution 2

The second solution is through the Moodle messaging system with a few tweaks.

  1. Go to your course, go to Cog/wheel icon (top-right corner), click 'Edit settings'.
  2. Under the 'Groups' heading, select 'Visible groups' for Group mode.
  3. Under the Navigation block, select 'Participants', under 'Visible groups' select the group you which to email.
  4. Then click 'Select all', With selected user... 'Send a message'.
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