Creating a Collection

A Collection allows instructors to group multiple content items together that are similar in nature.

The Collection feature is a renaming of the previous group feature in Echo360. The functionality of the two tools are identical.

Creating a Collection

Image of the section home page with an arrow pointing to the New Group button.

To create a group, click on the New Collection button on the course section home page.

Entering Collection Information

Image of the new group dialog box with the following items: 1.Name: Enter a name for the group. This is the only required item.2.Start Date: Enter a date for when students would have access the content.3.Start Time: Enter the time for when students would have access for the content.4.Duration: Use the dropdown menu to enter the approximate duration for the group.5.Description: Enter a description for the group here.6.When finished, click the OK button to create the group

You will now see a screen labeled New Collection. To set up the group, enter the following information:

  1. Name: Enter a name for the collection. This is the only required item.
  2. Start Date: Enter a date for when students would have access the content.
  3. Start Time: Enter the time for when students would have access for the content.
  4. Duration: Use the dropdown menu to enter the approximate duration for the collection.
  5. Description: Enter a description for the collection here.
  6. When finished, click the OK button to create the collection.

Adding Content to a Collection, Part 1

Image of the section home with an arrow pointing to the reorder button

After you create the collection, the collection will appear at the bottom of the section home. To add content to a collection, click the Reorder button at the top of the page.

Adding Content to a Collection, Part 2

Image of the reorder content screen with the following items: 1.Click on the content you want to add to the group and drag it into the group name.2.After you have moved the content in the group name, the content will appear below the group name. Click Save to save the group content.

To add content to a collection:

  1. Click on the content you want to add to the collection and drag it into the collection name. Names of content items included in a group will appear indented.
  2. After you have moved the content in the collection name, the content will appear below the group name, click Save to save the collection content.