- Upload files directly into the Content Collection, see Add Files and Packages. Then when you create content in your course, you can link to the files.
- Upload files when creating content in your course and those files are saved automatically in the Content Collection.
When you use Browse My Computer to upload files from your computer, most files are saved automatically in the Content Collection. If you upload them into a course area, you do not need to upload the same files directly to Content Collection.
When creating content, most files are saved automatically in the Content Collection. Examples include:
- Files uploaded to content types from the Build Content drop-down list, such as item, file, URL, image, audio, video, syllabus, and course link.
- Files uploaded when creating assignments
- Files uploaded when creating announcements
- Files uploaded to descriptions and instructions in tests
- Course banner files uploaded to the course entry point
- Files uploaded using the functions in the Content Editor for journals and blogs, and when creating a wiki
- Files uploaded to the discussion board using the Content Editor or the Attachments section
- Imported course packages (attached files must fit requirements above)
Some files are not saved automatically in the Content Collection. Examples include:
- Test question files
- Self and Peer Assessment files
- Files uploaded to journals and blog entries in the Journal/Blog Entry Files section
- Files uploaded to wiki pages and the wiki home page
- Course cartridge files
- Student files uploaded when participating in course activities, such as uploading an assignment document or attaching files when creating journal entries