Skip to content

Collections 101

The difference between Collections and collections

The use of upper or lower case C is deliberate, the difference is

  • Collections - refers to Canvas Collections, the entire tool.
  • collections - refers to one or more collection of Canvas modules you create and manage using Collections (the tool).

The following table summarises the introduction Collections 101 provides.

Page Description
Concepts Introduces the four core concepts for Collections: Canvas Modules (the starting place); collections (add structure); representations (add visuals); objects (add context); and, Claytons (static) Collections
Navigate Explain how you navigate the Canvas Modules page once Collections is installed. Covers both "live" and "Claytons" navigation
Configure Explain how you configure a course to use Collections