Give student groups separate permissions in the Collaboration Space

Create sections in your Class Notebook Collaboration Space to facilitate student group work. Then, choose the students who can view and edit within that section. Grant read-only permissions to the whole class when you’d like everyone to see a section, but not be able to edit it.

  1. Open OneNote desktop.

  2. Select the Class Notebook tab, and then Manage Notebooks.

    • OneNote for Mac: Select the Class Notebook tab, then Manage Class Notebooks, then Manage Notebooks.

  3. The Class Notebook Wizard will automatically open in your web browser.

  4. Scroll to the notebook you’d like to modify and select Collaboration Space permissions.

    Collaboration Space permissions link within Manage Class Notebooks, located above Parent and guardian links.
  5. Create a new section by selecting Add.

  6. Type a name for your new section and use the checkboxes to choose its student members. Give read-only access to all students in the class by selecting the checkbox.

    Collaboration Space permissions link within ManageCreate section with permissions dialogue with name of new section and students selected. Select Create.
  7. Select Create.

Return at any time to add more sections or edit the permissions on sections you’ve already created.

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