How do I use the project wizard?

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The project wizard allows you to create the robust project activities necessary for effective project-based learning (PBL).

Well-planned project-based learning (PBL) encourages students to:

  • Collaborate
  • Approach a topic using a variety of modes and mediums
  • Tackle real-world issues
  • Reflect on their experience

Create a project

To create a project:

  1. Open the Editor from the Main Menu.
  2. Select the folder you want to add the project to and click the plus sign [+] icon.
  3. Select Project Wizard.
Create a project
  1. Provide:
  1. Choose to:
    • Automatically include discussion, blog, wiki, journal, and/or peer assessment activities in the project.
    • Use existing Student grouping from the dropdown, or Add, Clone, and/or Edit groups.
  2. Click Add project to save create the project.

Develop and edit a project

To edit the project, open the Editor > Projects screen and select the project to open its activity editor.

Develop and edit a project

Additional articles


  • To promote a more effective experience, align each of the components of a project with course objectives.
  • Buzz lets you easily create and manage groups to enhance your students’ experiences completing projects.
  • Additional activities can be added to a project folder after creation.
  • Each activity in a project folder can be customized (i.e., different due dates).

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