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

Contributor roles and permissions

RolesUserContributorSite EditorSite Admin Content EditorContent AdminService Admin PBS Admin
CUSTOM SERVICE ONLY        
Supported in custom service (tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)
CONTENT RESTRICTIONS see more about content
Can view all PBS LearningMedia content(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)
Can push content to local and national sites(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)
Can remove content from local and national sites (error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)
MEDIA        
Can upload media(error)(tick)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can add logos (error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(error)(tick)
CONTENT PROJECTS        
Can create content projects (error)(tick)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can edit content projects (error)(tick)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can delete content projects (error)(tick)(error)(error)(tick)(error)(tick)(tick)
COLLECTIONS        
Can create collections(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(error)(tick)
Can edit collections(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(error)(tick)
Can delete collections(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(error)(tick)
Can delete unpublished collections*(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(error)(tick)
Can delete published collections*(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(error)(tick)
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Can delete unpublished assets and resources (work in progress)(error)(tick)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)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)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can publish content (error)(tick)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can unpublish content (error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can delete published content (error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)
REPORTS        
Can view content reports(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Can view user registration reports(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)(tick)
USER MANAGEMENT        
Can manage users (error)(tick)(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)
WEBSITE HOMEPAGE        
Can customize local homepage (error)(error)(tick)(error)(error)(error)(error)(tick)

*Future enhancement

Additional Notes

User role

  • User role is intended for custom service only. 
  • Can view only content unique to own organization.

Contributor role

  • 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 role

  • Can view only content unique to own organization.

Site Admin role

  • Can view only content unique to own organization.

Content Editor role

  • 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 role

  • 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 role

  • Can view user registration reports.
  • Can view all PBS LearningMedia content.

PBS Admin role

  • If there is no content administrator at an organization, PBS Admin plays role of content administrator and approves/publishes content.
  • Can view all PBS LearningMedia content.

LearningMedia user roles self-assigned upon login to 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.