How do I add people to my Collaboration?

You can add individuals and groups to your Collaborations in Canvas.

Note: Google Docs allows you to add up to 50 users per collaboration, and all users can view and edit a document at the same time. EtherPad allows you to add up to 50 users per collaboration; however, only 15 users can view and edit a document at the same time.

Open Collaborations

Open Collaborations

Click the Collaborations link.

Click here to learn how to create a Google Doc Collaboration and click here to learn how to create an EtherPad Collaboration. You will be added to the collaborative document when you create it.

Edit Collaboration

Edit Collaboration

Click the Pencil icon to edit the collaboration [1].

Note: Only instructors and the creator of the document can edit who is allowed to collaborate.

Add Individuals

Add Individuals

You can add individuals to the collaboration by clicking on the People button [1] and then clicking the individual's name in the left column [2]. The individual's name will move to the right column [3] to show that you have added it to the collaboration.

To remove the individual from the collaboration, click the individual's name in the right column, and it will move to the left column to show that is has been removed. To remove all collaborators, click Remove All.

 

Add Groups

Add Groups

You can add or remove groups from the collaboration by clicking on the Groups button [1] and then clicking the group's name in the left column [2]. The group name will move to the right column [3] once you have added it to the collaboration.

To remove the group from the collaboration, click the group's name in the right column, and it will move to the left column to show that is has been removed. To remove all groups, click Remove All.

Update Collaboration

Update Collaboration

Click the Update Collaboration button.

Note: You will see a Start Collaborating button when you are creating a new collaboration and not editing it.

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