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Student: How do I upload media to a Collection collaboration space (group media space)?

By default, students cannot upload media to a Collection. However, the instructor can grant students uploading permission allowing them to upload media to a specific Collection.

To add media to a Collection, click on Media Gallery in the left tool panel.

To add media to a Collection, click on Media Gallery in the left tool panel.

This displays the Media Gallery tool home page.

Click on the Collection tab, then the name of the Collection.

Click on the Collection tab, then the name of the Collection.

This displays the contents of the Collection.

Click Upload New Media

Click Upload New Media

This displays the Upload dialog box.

Select the Media Type tab, then click Browse.

Select the Media Type tab, then click Browse.

This displays your computer's file locator.

Select the media file on your computer, then click Open (or Select).

Select the media file on your computer, then click Open (or Select).

This returns the display to the Upload Media dialog box with the file listed.

Click Upload.

Click Upload.

This uploads the video file to the Collection.

Once uploaded (which may take some time depending on the size of the file), click Next

Once uploaded (which may take some time depending on the size of the file), click Next

This displays the media metadata dialog box.

Edit Name, Tags or Description, then click Next

Edit Name, Tags or Description, then click Next

This processes the media into the correct format for use with the Media Gallery Player.

Note: This may take a long time depending on the length of the media. Do not proceed until this proces is completely finished.

When the media is completely processed, click Finish (or Add More Media).

When the media is completely processed, click Finish (or Add More Media).

This will return the display to the Collection with a thumbnail of the media displayed on the right.

Example: Student Uploaded media in a Collection collaboration space (group media space)

NOTE; When a student uploads media to a collection that the instructor has set up as a shared collaborative space, the video is by default "Private" but nevertheless can be seen by all of the site participants (because they have editing permission on the shared collection.

It is a good idea (for clarity) to make the media "public" if uploaded to a shared Collection collaboration space.

To make media "Public", click on Details at the bottom of the thumbnail.

To make media "Public", click on Details at the bottom of the thumbnail.

This displays the metadata dialog box.

Checkmark "Public", then click Save.

Checkmark "Public", then click Save.

This returns the display to the Site Library, with the media now Public.

To play the media, click the thumbnail and the media will be displayed in the media player on the left.

To play the media, click the thumbnail and the media will be displayed in the media player on the left.

Note: When a student uploads media to a Collection, the media is also available in the student's personal My Media space.