How do I edit the details of a resource in Commons as an admin?
Admins can edit and remove resources shared by users in their account. Admins cannot edit or remove resources that are shared privately. Admins can only modify resource details and cannot modify resource content. Admins and approved content curators can also share resources as featured content. Admins can share a resource as approved content.
- To enable Commons in your Canvas instance, please contact your Customer Success Manager.
- Commons is available in all Free for Teacher (FFT) accounts. Free for Teacher users are limited to finding, importing, and sharing public resources.
In Global Navigation, click the Commons link.
To view all resources you can manage in your account, click the Admin link in Commons navigation , then click the Managed Resources tab .
Click the name of the resource you want to edit or delete.
Click the Edit Resource link.
Edit Resource Details
You can update the sharing and license settings , metadata , and the grade level .
To mark a resource as approved content, enable the Institution Approved Content option.
Only account admins and approved content curators can share resources as institution-approved content.
To feature a resource in your Commons account, enable the Featured Content option. Featured content displays at the top of search results on the Commons search page.
Only admins can share resources as featured content.
Select Content Type
You can label your resource as a template or open textbook content type. Content types help users more easily locate resources when filtering search results.
To select the template content type, click the Template checkbox . To select the open textbook content type, click the Open Textbook checkbox . Both content types can be selected for the same resource.
When you're done, click the Save Changes button.
View Updated Resource
View updated resource details.