• How do I manage shared resources for my account in Commons?

    As an admin, you can search, view, edit, and remove your account's shared resources. Open Admin Settings   In Commons Navigation, click the Admin link. Open Managed Resources   Click the Ma...
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  • What types of content licenses are available in Commons?

    A Creative Commons license allows you to share, on your own terms, the course content you create. You determine how and to what extent other users can reuse your original course content. Likewise, you can reuse other ...
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  • How do I share a resource to Commons?

    You can share assignments, modules, quizzes, pages, and discussions in Canvas to Commons. To modify an existing shared resource, learn how to update a resource previously shared to Commons. Notes: The steps in thi...
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  • How do I update a resource I previously shared to Commons?

    If you modify a resource (learning activity) in Canvas that was previously shared to Commons, you can share the modified resource to Commons again to update the existing resource in Commons. Only the user who original...
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  • How can I leave a review for a resource in Commons?

    You can leave a review for a resource in Commons. Reviews are a way for users to evaluate the quality of a resource. A few things you might consider when evaluating a resource: Did you use this resource in your cours...
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  • How do I share a document, image, video, or audio file to Commons?

    Learn how to share files in Canvas to Commons. Learn more about supported file types in Commons. Resources should be complete before they are shared.To modify an existing shared resource, learn how to update a resour...
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  • What types of sharing options are available in Commons?

    When sharing a resource to Commons, you will need to choose who you want to share your resource with. There are five sharing options available: share to your entire account, share within groups, share within consortiu...
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  • How do I edit the details of a resource in Commons?

    Authors can edit the license, version notes, title, description, tags, image, and sharing settings for their shared resources from Commons. To modify an existing shared resource, learn how to update a resource previou...
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  • How do I import Commons Favorites in the Rich Content Editor in Canvas?

    You can view and import resources from your Commons Favorites list in the Rich Content Editor in Canvas. Importing content in the Rich Content Editor only supports documents, videos, audio recordings, and images. Note...
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  • What information do I need to share a resource to Commons?

    When sharing a resource to Commons, you will need to add details about the resource, select a content license, and choose a sharing option. Notes: To enable Commons in your Canvas instance, please contact your Cust...
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  • How do I import and view a Commons resource in Canvas?

    You can import courses, modules, assignments, quizzes, discussions, pages, or files from Commons into your Canvas course. Imported resources will retain their original published or unpublished status. Notes: To enab...
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  • How do I manage Groups in Commons?

    Group managers can change the group's name, add or remove group members, make other members group managers, and edit or delete resources shared to the group. A Group Manager is a role that must be assigned by an Admin...
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  • How do I create and manage Groups in Commons?

    As an admin, you can manage (create, edit, and delete) groups for your account. A group is a subset within an institution, which is different than a consortium. As part of managing groups, you can add group managers. ...
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  • How do I manage Consortiums in Commons?

    As an admin, you can manage (create, edit, and delete) consortiums for your account. A consortium is a collective of several institutions, which is different than a Commons group. You can also accept or decline invit...
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  • How do I view account settings in Commons?

    As a Canvas admin, you can access account settings in Commons to manage public sharing and importing options for your account. Notes: Canvas account admins are automatically made account admins in Commons. Non-ad...
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  • How do I view updates to resources I previously imported from Commons?

    When a modified resource is re-shared to Commons, users who have imported a copy of that resource in Commons prior to the update will have the option to update the resource. When an update is available, it will appear...
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  • How do I preview resources in Commons?

    You can preview resources in Commons before importing the resource into your Canvas course. In the search results, you can preview video and audio files for up to 10 seconds. Learn about supported file types in Common...
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  • How do I use Commons?

    You can use Commons to search for and import content into your Canvas courses. You can also share resources to Commons from your Canvas courses. Notes: To enable Commons in your Canvas instance, please contact your C...
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  • How do I share a course to Commons?

    You can share your Canvas course to Commons and make it available to other instructors. Resources should be complete before they are shared.  To modify an existing shared resource, learn how to update a resource ...
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  • What types of document and media files can be shared to Commons?

    Learn about what types of document and media files can be shared to Commons. Notes: To enable Commons in your Canvas instance, please contact your Customer Success Manager. Commons is available in all Free for Teach...
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