This section outlines the roles that can be assigned in LearningMedia and the permissions for each role.

Contributor roles and permissions

TaskUserContributorSite EditorSite Admin Content EditorContent AdminService Admin PBS Admin
MEDIA        
Can add/upload media (audio, video, image, document)(error)(tick)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can edit media(error)(tick)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can delete media(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
LOGOS        
Can add logos (error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can delete logos (error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)
CONTENT PROJECTS        
Can add/create Free(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can add/create Local(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can add/create Premium(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)
Can edit content projects (error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can delete content projects (error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can move content projects(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)
COLLECTIONS        
Can view collections (error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can create collections(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can edit collections(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can delete collections(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can delete unpublished collections*(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can delete published collections*(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)
TaskUserContributorSite EditorSite Admin Content EditorContent AdminService Admin PBS Admin
ASSETS AND RESOURCES        
Can create assets and resources(error)(tick)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can edit assets and resources(error)(tick)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can delete unpublished assets and resources (work in progress)(error)(tick)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
CONTENT SUBMISSION        
Can submit content(error)(tick)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can reject content (error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can publish content (error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can unpublish content (error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Delete content from database(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)
BULK CONTENT        
Can add/upload bulk content(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can edit bulk content(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can import bulk content(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can delete bulk content(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)
REPORTS        
Can run user reports (error)(error)(tick)(tick)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can run content reports (error)(tick)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
USER MANAGEMENT        
Can manage users (error)(error)(tick)(tick)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can manage roles (error)(error)(tick)(tick)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can create contributors (error)(error)(tick)(tick)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can edit contributors(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can delete contributors(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Add/Upload bulk users(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can edit bulk users(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can import bulk users(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can delete bulk users(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)
TaskUserContributorSite EditorSite Admin Content EditorContent AdminService Admin PBS Admin
SITE        
Can customize local homepage (error)(error)(tick)(tick)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)
Can create station module(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)
Can edit station module(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)
Can delete station module(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)
Can create promo content(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)
Can edit promo content(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)
Can delete promo content(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)
ORGANIZATION
Can add sub-org to own and all children orgs (error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)
Can add sub-org to parent org(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)

*Future enhancement

Role Definitions

RolePermissions
User
  • User role is intended for custom service only.
  • Can view only content unique to own organization.
Contributor
  • The Contributor role is intended for custom service only.
  • Can view only content unique to own organization.
  • Contributor can publish content to their local service only.
  • An example would be a teacher who uploads several videos using the fast upload form.
Site Editor
  • Can view only content unique to own organization.
Site Admin
  • Can view only content unique to own organization.
Content Editor
  • Can view only content unique to own organization.
  • Can unpublish content on a local service only.
  • Can delete published content on a local service only.
  • Can access full CMS suite of tools.
Content Admin
  • Can view only content unique to own organization.
  • If there is no Content Admin at an organization, PBS Admin plays role of content administrator and approves/publishes content.
  • Can add logos through the CMS.
Service Admin
  • Can view only content unique to own organization.
  • Can view user registration reports.
PBS Admin
  • Can view all PBS LearningMedia content.
  • If there is no content administrator at an organization, PBS Admin plays role of content administrator and approves/publishes content

Self-assigned roles when registering

Self assigned roles are available from your profile in PBS LearningMedia.  They are intended to specify how you will be using the PBS LearningMedia website. 

Role

Definition

Administrator

Works with school personnel, most often at the district level.

Media Specialist 

Works with school personnel on available academic digital resources for PreK-12, usually at the school level, often in the library. 

Learner

Consumes LearningMedia content as a learning tool.

Homeschooler

Teaches students in a private, non-funded home environment.

Informal Educator

A LearningMedia user who is neither teaching from a home nor a formal school.   

Other

Anyone who does not fit one of the other role descriptions.

K-12/Post-Secondary Educator

Teaches grades K-12 and Post-Secondary students.

Early Childhood Educator

Teaches all pre-K levels.