Creating Discussion Groups in D2L and Adding Group-Restricted Discussion Topics for Discussion Groups
To create discussion groups and group-restricted topics in D2L, navigate to the "edit course" tab.
This document explains how to create discussion groups in D2L and give those groups their own discussion topic.
Then, select "groups" from the page full of icons.
Next, choose the blue "new category" button
Then, fill in the properties of the group. If you would like to create discussion topics for this group, be sure to check the "set up discussion area" box.
Then select the forum you would like the discussions to be in - or create a new forum altogether.
When you are satisfied that you have the groups in the proper forum, click "done."