About Locker

Use the Locker tool to upload and store files in Learning Environment. Locker enables you to upload files from your PC, or to create new HTML files.

Files in your personal locker are kept private, though your institution might provide the option for you to make files public.

Group locker areas allow you to collaborate on files with others.

Personal lockers

Your personal locker area is not course-specific. You can access the locker from anywhere in Learning Environment and store all of your files together.

Access the Locker tool

Click Locker on the navbar.

You can also access the Locker tool from the Classlist or Groups tool.

Group lockers

Group lockers are restricted locker areas where members of a group can share files. Any group member can modify files posted in group locker areas.

Group lockers have the same options as regular lockers with the following exceptions:

Access group lockers

Click Locker on your course navbar, then click Group Lockers.

Note  You can only access a group locker from the course offering it applies to.

Access other users’ public locker files

  1. Click Classlist on the navbar in the appropriate course.
  2. Click View shared locker files from the context menu of the user whose shared locker files you want to view.
  3. Click the file name you want to open, or search for specify a file type in the Files of Type drop-down list.

Locker help topics


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