Canvas Commons is learning object repository that enables educators to find, import, and share resources. Instructors access Canvas Commons through the main navigation button that is within Canvas.

How can I use Canvas Commons in teaching?

  • Commons can search for and import content into your Canvas course.
  • Create a personal learning object repository.
  • Build a course from scratch with relevant materials shared by other Canvas users.
  • You can share resources to Commons from your Canvas courses.

What is unique about Commons?

  • Find resources such as a module, quiz, assignment, discussion, page, document, video, image, or audio file
  • Share your resources with others.
  • Importing and downloading content is easy.

Technical requirements

Commons is a part of Canvas, so there is no software to install. Canvas Commons will run in your web browser and on almost any internet connection.


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Modified on: Wed, Mar 11, 2020 at 11:05 AM