How do I import a Commons favorite as a module item in Canvas as an instructor?
If Commons has been enabled in your Canvas instance, you can add favorited content as a module item in a Canvas course. You can import favorited assignments, discussions, modules, pages, quizzes, audio, documents, images, or videos.
Learn how to add and manage favorites in Commons.
- You must add resources to your favorites in Commons before they can be viewed and imported in the Modules.
- Content shared through Commons retains the published/unpublished status of the item when it was originally shared. If you import a resource that was published when it was originally shared, it will import published in your course.
In Course Navigation, click the Modules link.
Open Commons Favorites
Click the Options icon  and select the Commons Favorites option .
Note: If the Options icon does not display in the Modules page, Commons has not been enabled in your Canvas instance.
View Commons Favorites
The Commons Favorites window displays all the items that you have favorited in Commons .
To search for a favorited item, enter the item name in the Search by Title field .
Filter Commons Favorites
To filter what displays in the Commons Favorites, click the Type drop-down menu . Then select the content type you want to view . Type options include assignments, audio, discussions, documents, images, modules, pages, quizzes, and videos.
To select a module for the imported item, click the Module drop-down menu  and select your desired module .
To create a module for your imported assignment, select the Create new option . The new module will be named Imported Module.
Import Module Item
To select an item for import, click the item . Selected items display the Checkmark icon .
To import the assignment, click the Close icon .
View Module Item
The imported item displays in the specified module . To open the assignment, click the assignment name .
Imported module items are published by default .
Note: Content shared through Commons retains the published/unpublished status of the item when it was originally shared. If you import a resource that was published when it was originally shared, it will import published in your course.