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Configure Collections

Once Collections is installed (and you have a teacher/designer role) you will be able to configure Collections for your course. The following offers one process for configuring Collections.

Before and after configuration

It can be useful to start by understanding what a Canvas course site will look like before and after Collections is configured.

Suggested configuration process

Step Description
1. Design How best to use Collections for your course.
2. Configure collections Create and configure the collections required by your course.
3. Configure objects Identify the objects that make up the collections and identify the additional (meta-)data for each module to transform them into the identified objects.
4. Configure representations Choose the representations best suited to your course's collections.

Set up 'Claytons'

Once Collections is configured, you may also wish to set up 'Claytons'.