Creation and Curation of Collection

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Overview

The collection is a compilation of content. You can compile a collection on Sunbird using the various learning resources available on the portal or by creating content on the in-built content editor and later collating them as a collection.You are allowed to compile related or unrelated content together.

Prerequisites

Step Screen
1. Log in to Sunbird portal using your content creation credential.
2. Navigate to My Workspace
3. Click the Collection tile

Creating Collection

Step Screen
1. Click the Collection tile
2. Enter Name and Description
3. Click Start Creating

Note: These details can be filled later when updating the collection metadata

Adding Content to Collection

   
Step Screen
To add content to a collection, you can do one of the following actions:
1. Click Add Resource from the menu associated with the required node in the left navigation pane or right-click on the node name and select Add Resource
2. Click Add Resource on the right bottom of the page to add content to the unit or chapter. For details on adding resources, refer Adding Resources
3. Use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Alt+A
For more details on keyboard shortcuts, refer Keyboard Shortcuts

Adding Collection Details

Step Screen
On clicking Start Creating, the metadata fields related to the collection are displayed:
1. Enter Name or title of the content
2. Enter Description
3. Enter Keywords
Note: Keywords are ideas and topics that define content. Keywords aid in searching for content
4. Click Save on the header to save the details

Adding or Editing Collection Details

Step Screen
1. Click Edit Details to enter the collection details
2. Click the camera icon to add an image
Note: For details, refer Adding Image to Metadata
3. Enter Title of the collection
4. Enter Description of the collection
5. Enter Keywords. Keywords are ideas and topics that define content. Keywords aid in searching for content
6. Select the following from their respective drop-down lists:
 a) Curriculum
 b) Class
 c) Subject
 d) Medium
7. Enter Attributions
8. Select Audience
9. Click Save on the header to save the details
10. Click Cancel to go back to the previous screen

Working with Table of Contents

The Table of Contents tree seen in the left pane is used to navigate content compiled for a collection, textbook, course or lesson plan. You can manipulate the tree using either:
 a) The burger menu associated with a tree node
 b) Right-click options associated with a tree node, OR
 c) Keyboard shortcuts
For details on manipulating the tree and adding content, refer to the Exploring ToC Structure page.

Deleting Content

Step Screen
1. Click Delete icon beside the burger menu
2. Click Yes to delete the added content

Note: You can alternatively delete content by clicking Delete in the burger menu drop-down

Reordering Content

Step Screen
1. Drag and drop the content to the desired position to rearrange the order of the content added to the collection
1. Click the upward arrow to collapse the table of contents. Click the same arrow to expand or collapse the table of contents
Note: You can edit or update the title of content in the collection from the navigation hierarchy

Sending Collection for Review

Step Screen
A reviewer must verify the content in a collection before publishing the collection
1. Click Save on the header to save the collection
2. Click Send for review to send the created collection for review
Before sending for review, you can share the content with a limited audience using the limited share option. To know more, refer Limited Publishing and Sharing

Exploring What’s New

Step Screen
The What’s New feature informs you of the product features added or enhanced since the last product release
1. Click on the What's New icon to view concise information about new product functionality
Note: The What's New icon is red before you view it for the first time. The icon turns grey after you view the information, until the next product version is generated.

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